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05 Nov

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 Read More »

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25 Sep

LISTEN: State ombuds talks about protecting loved ones in long-term care

For months, long-term care facilities in Washington were closed not only to visitors but also to state regulatory authorities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

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07 Aug

Check out the new Elder Index™!

The Elder Index™ was developed by the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston and measures the income that older adults Read More »

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03 Oct

Opinion: How to Make Hearing Aids as Cool as Glasses

The Over The Counter Hearing aid Act The act reclassifies a whole category of hearing assistance devices so that people can buy them at a retail store, Read More »

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22 Nov

Gov Inslee Urges State Congressional Delegation to Reject GOP Tax Plan

Governor Inslee sent a letter November 14, 2017 to the Washington State congressional delegation urging them to reject the Republication tax proposals Read More »

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22 Sep

Gov. Inslee and Ins. Commissioner Kreidler to WA Congressional Delegation

This is a letter from Governor Inslee and Insurance Commissioner Kreidler to the Washington Congressional Delegation urging them to to oppose the proposed Read More »

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12 Mar

Two Generations, Retired and Together By FRAN HAWTHORNE

Retiree Sr. and Retiree Jr. Longer lives and pensions have meant families with retirees from two generations in one family. But disappearing pensions Read More »

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10 Sep

Solar energy’s gains still outpaced by increase in fossil fuel use

Solar energy appears to finally be coming of age. In July, Bloomberg New Energy Finance declared that we are in the midst of a “solar revolution,” Read More »

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15 Sep

Aging and Disability, Joint Legislative Executive Committee

Full Committee (360) 786-7407Sen. Conf. Rms ABCJ.A. Cherberg BuildingOlympia, WAAgenda:   Update from the Community First Choice Option Work Group. Read More »

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Monday, Sep 15, 2014 01:00 AM

08 Aug

Get Fit Your Way – Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness

SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program for active older adults.  You may already have a SilverSneakers membership.  One out of five Read More »

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17 Jun

Washington is a political testing ground on gun safety

Seattle has become the first city in America to see simultaneous vigils for gun violence victims, a touchstone in a country where multiple shootings in Read More »

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09 Apr

Special Guest Speaker – Congressman Denny Heck

Washington State Senior Citizens' Lobby meeting - April 21, 2014 10:15 - 11:00 - 45 min The Senior Lobby is honored to have Congressman Denny Heck as Read More »

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30 Aug

Gray is Green

Gray Is Green is the leading environmental education, advocacy, and action organization for older adults. America's greenest generations are calling for Read More »

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30 Aug

Clean Energy Groups Protest Centralia TransAlta Coal Plant

OLYMPIA - A campaign by clean energy groups to shut down the Centralia coal-fired power plant by 2015 staged five events statewide Tuesday, including Read More »

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30 Aug

Richland breaks ground on solar project

RICHLAND -- Richland's city electric utility is working to add solar power to its grid. The renewable power source will help fulfill a requirement of Read More »

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30 Aug

Wind power and the lessons of history

Those of us in the great cities of the West Coast should stop for a moment and consider the last grand stretches of open country in the West. From eastern Read More »

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30 Aug

Poll: Drilling support eroding

Support for increased offshore drilling has dropped significantly since oil started gushing off the Gulf Coast. Fifty-two percent of registered voters Read More »

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30 Aug

BPA upgrades system to ship wind power to Clark

The Bonneville Power Administration has started upgrading transmission lines in Eastern Oregon to accomodate a 63-turbine wind farm supplying power to Read More »

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30 Aug

Sierra Club organizes effort to close coal-fired plant in Centralia

The Sierra Club brought its "Beyond Coal" campaign to Vancouver last week on the eve of Earth Day, urging an audience of 60 to pressure Gov. Chris Gregoire Read More »

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30 Aug

‘Huge’ Solar energy project proposed for Kittitas Co

CLE ELUM -- A patch of previously logged timberland just outside Cle Elum could sprout one of the world's largest solar energy projects by late 2011. Read More »

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