By Elizabeth Hovde

Information campaign on aging and long-term care is wise; taking more earnings from workers isn't

Commentary - How our state Legislature should help people age in place by providing good information


Last updated 10/6/2022 at 11:21am

There wasn’t much notice for August’s webinar hosted by the WA Cares Fund. It was titled, “Long-Term Care Planning for Near-Retirees.” I finally went back for a watch.

In addition to presentations from government employees about changes that were made for near-retirees in the last legislative session when it comes to WA Cares — the new social program supporters and public agency heads are trying to pass off as an insurance policy for workers, even calling a new payroll tax a “premium” — there also were helpful presentations from the Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) and The Amer...

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