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Tips to Recognize, Prevent, or Reduce Cyberattacks and Cybercrimes

As we move through the holiday season, new challenges that people and organizations face include the heightened risk and probability of “bad actors”–people with criminal intention, organized crime groups, and state-sponsored groups–seeking to compromise people and organizations’ mobile phones,… Read More: https://acl.gov/news-and-events/acl-blog/tips-recognize-prevent-or-reduce-cyberattacks-and-cybercrimes

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Opinion: Insurance Industry Should Listen To Seniors

But what does a credit score have to do with how you — whether a senior citizen or young adult — drive your car or treat your property? There are many reasons people have low credit scores, including natural disasters, medical bankruptcy, or lack of access to credit institutions. The impact of this inequity can span generations. READ MORE..

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The Washington State Senior Citizens’ Foundation Presenters & presentations

TVW Link: https://www.tvw.org/watch/?eventID=2021101182YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rN5QNMfl5LM Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services OverviewPresented by Darryl MeansClick to view PDF The Demographic Trends Impacting Need for Long-Term Services and SupportsPresented by David Mancuso, PhDClick to view PDF Washington State's Direct Care WorkforcePresented by Carma Matti-Jackson, MBAClick to view PDF 2021-23 Budget UpdatePresented

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Our Drug Supply Is Sick. How Can We Fix It?

The truth is, a pill is not just a pill. A pill that was made in a top-notch factory with a spotless track record is better than one that was made in a plant that barely passed inspection Click here to read more.

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Washington is 7th most ‘catfished’ state, losing $14M to romance scammers last year

COVID-19 forced more people to get all their social needs met online and created an unprecedented opportunity for scammers to prey on isolated and lonely Washingtonians, who lost at least $14,839,297 to romance scammers in 2020. READ MORE

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Edmonds man helps push through state bill requiring closed-captions in public spaces

It isn’t easy to get a Washington State Senate bill passed, but that’s just what Dean Olson of Edmonds did. Senate Bill 5027 — requiring closed-captions on televisions in all places of public accommodation in Washington state –was unanimously adopted and signed by Gov. Jay Inslee May 10, benefiting people who are hearing impaired. Read More

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Nursing home COVID-19 cases rise four-fold in surge states

Despite Trump administration efforts to erect a protective shield around nursing homes, coronavirus cases are surging within facilities in states hard hit by the latest onslaught of COVID-19. READ MORE: https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nursing-home-covid-19-cases-rise-four-fold-in-surge-states/

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