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Campaign benefits King County seniors

Oct 13th, 2020 | By

Aegis Living, whose assisted-living and memory-care communities in three states include 23 in King County, is part of a campaign to help the county’s homeless and homebound seniors. The company and the Clark Family Foundation, headed by Dwayne Clark, founder and chief executive officer of Aegis Living, have launched Seattle Seniors Strong. The $100,000 community-match
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Study: Washington’s a pretty cheap place to live

Oct 8th, 2020 | By

What consumers spend to buy everyday items has risen 2 percent in the past year. With incomes not keeping pace, Americans need to be more careful than ever choosing where they live. And here’s some good news for Washingtonians: Your state is one of the easiest on the pocketbook. TheSeniorList.org, an online source of consumer
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COMMENTARY: Candidates must heed priorities of 50-plus voters

Oct 8th, 2020 | By
COMMENTARY: Candidates must heed priorities of 50-plus voters

As voters prepare to cast their ballots in the November election, AARP is committed to helping older Americans exercise their right to vote safely while holding candidates accountable on key issues. In August, AARP launched Protect Voters 50+, which demands action from politicians to ensure that 50-plus-year-olds – from working parents to family caregivers to
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Medicare decisions and impacts explained in free workshops

Sep 29th, 2020 | By

Medicare beneficiaries are faced with a wide range of options, many of them confusing. There are two basic options – Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage – and dozens of additional choices within each path. Knowing the differences and how to choose can save people hundreds or thousands of dollars each year, which is why “Medicare
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