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2016 ‘Senior Champion’ Awards Banquet

Come help us celebrate our 15 Year Anniversary with a party and a new tradition, a fall fund raiser to benefit our C4 organization, to be held on Saturday, October 29th.  We plan to honor Representative Adam Smith as this year's recipient and recognize Representative Jim McDe... Read more

KHN: Study Finds Benefits When Seniors Call Shots To Help Them

By: Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News a national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. A federally funded project that researchers say has potential to promote aging in place began by asking low-income seniors with disabi... Read more

Retirees endorse Mike Kreidler for The Office of the Insurance Commissioner

The National Alliance for Retired Americans announces their endorsed federal candidates once primaries are over. They mail questionnaires to primary winners and score answers from the candidates. Since their national endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President, no federal endors... Read more

Protecting, Strengthening and Expanding Social Security and Medicare for ALL Generations

Please join Robby Stern, President of Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and Chair of Social Security Works Washington for a Lunch and Learn Program on Monday, September 26, 2016. The lunch will be at the Kent Senior Center, 600 E Smith St, in Kent at 11:45 A... Read more

Welcome to the Washington State Alliance

Welcome to the WA State Alliance for Retired Americans Educational Fund (WSARA-EF)’s new website. It’s an exciting part of restructuring our organization as a C4 political, non-profit organization. Our purpose is to create a statewide network of organizations that educate ... Read more

Protect SHIBA Funding

Did you know that our state may have been the first one to offer free, unbiased, one on one counseling on Medicare? That’s what I learned from Carolyn Smith, the Field Supervisor for the SHIBA program administered under the Office of the Insurance Commissioner. She presented a ... Read more

Now is the time to expand Medicare

The following article, published in the Washington Public Employees Council Summer 2016 newsletter, was written by their Executive Director Maria Britton Sipe, an Executive Board member of WSARA-EF. The time is now to move federal legislation to expand Medicare to include dent... Read more

Rock Against the TPP!

Internationally acclaimed hip-hop artist Talib Kweli will perform with a full live band at a free concert at Showbox SoDo in Seattle on August 19th to raise awareness about the dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, an anti-democratic “trade” deal that was ... Read more