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Health Care Advocates: TAKE ACTION – GOP Bill is Back!

An amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) surfaced in DC as an alleged deal to bridge the gap between the Republican party’s more moderate members, who are concerned about weakening benefits and striping coverage from their constituents, and members of the Freedom C... Read more

2017 Convention

OUR ISSUES – OUR FIGHT! This is the theme for our convention and the foundation for WSARA’s activities this year. Washington state's seniors are ready for action to not just resist attacks on these vital programs but also to improve them. Confirmed speakers include Allianc... Read more

Join in the White House National Call-In Day!

As a candidate, Donald Trump tweeted: “I was the first & only potential GOP candidate to state there will be no cuts to Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid.” It’s up to us to make sure he keeps this pledge. That's why on Monday, January 23rd we are asking you t... Read more

ARA Endorsement of Smith for Congress

A group of WA State Alliance members met recently with Congressman Adam Smith over coffee to discuss his support for seniors. It was also an opportunity for President Jackie Boschok to announce that he received the endorsement of the Alliance for Retired Americans in his candida... Read more

New Bill Seeks to Improve Medicare Coverage

By Casey Schwarz from the September 22, 2016 Medicare Watch Congress took steps this week to improve Medicare coverage and enrollment rules by introducing the “The Medicare Affordability and Enrollment Act of 2016.” If passed, the bill would create an out-of-pocket sp... Read more

Join the National Call-In Day Against TPP

Despite immense, bipartisan opposition, the White House is more determined than ever to force a post-election, "lame-duck" vote on the TPP. That is the unique moment in the political calendar when representatives that are retiring or have been voted out of office are least ... Read more

Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day by Supporting Raise Up Washington YES 1433

National Senior Citizens Day is tomorrow, August 21st, a day to recognize the contributions seniors make across our country. However, when most folks think about older people, they think of retirees. But many seniors are still in the work force and depend on minimum wage jobs to ... Read more