“Age Out Loud” is 2017 Theme for Older American’s Month

Apr 26, 2017 — Each May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Administration on Aging lead our nation’s celebration of Older Americans Month (OAM). ACL designed the 2017 OAM theme, Age Out Loud, to give aging a new voice—one that reflects what today’s older adults have to say. This theme shines a light on many important trends.... Read More

Recognize Volunteers During National Volunteer Week – April 23-29, 2017

Apr 20, 2017 — National Volunteer Week, held April 23-29, provides the Aging Network with an excellent opportunity to thank those who give so generously of their time and talents and to educate the public about the crucial role volunteers play in helping AAAs meet their mission. It is estimated that at least 90,000 volunteers assist AAAs in serving... Read More

AARP Washington Weighs In on American Health Care Act

Mar 14, 2017 — Overcharging older Americans will not fix healthcare system By AARP State President Mike Tucker   If you were to ask a typical Washingtonian how to fix health care in America, you can be sure he or she would not suggest that Washington D.C. allow insurance companies to price people out of affordable coverage.   Yet... Read More

New Adult Protective Services Online Tool Now Available

Nov 8, 2016 — The Aging and Long-Term Support Administration of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services has launched a new online reporting tool for individuals who want to report concerns involving vulnerable adults. This new, convenient alternative to calling in an Adult Protective Services (APS) referral gives the inquirer both options (phone or online) to... Read More

Riding The Age Wave Through Washington State

Oct 12, 2016 — 3rd Age Wave Forum Comes to King County! The Age Wave Coalition hosted its third candidate forum on Tuesday, October 4th at the beautiful Auburn Community Center and the REC Teen Center. Candidates from the 30th, 31st, 33rd, and 47th state legislative districts participated. Local sponsors of the forum included the City of Auburn, Seattle-King... Read More

Kitsap County is 2nd Stop for 2016 Age Wave Candidate Forums!

Sep 30, 2016 —   The Age Wave Coalition hosted its second 2016 candidate forum last night, September 29th, in Port Orchard, Washington in the Board of County Commissioners Chambers of the Kitsap County Administration Building. Candidates from the 23rd and 26th state legislative districts and candidates for Kitsap County Commissioner attended. The event was co-sponsored and moderated by... Read More