Get the Facts: WA Cares Fund, A New Long-Term Care Benefit

There's no denying it, long-term care is expensive. It's not covered by Medicare and most of us will not have enough savings to pay for it.  Seven-in-ten Washingtonians will need long-term care at some point during our lifetimes, and most older adults today end up either relying on family members to care for them, impoverishing themselves to qualify for Medicaid, or both. Click the link below to get the facts.

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Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging (W4A)

The Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging, or W4A, is a membership organization made up of the leadership from the thirteen Area Agencies on Aging in the State of Washington. W4A's mission is to advocate at the local, state, and federal level for services and supports that enhance the lives of older adults, adults living with disabilities, and their caregivers. The association works to further the effectiveness of each local AAA by working with community partners in order to strengthen advocacy efforts, share information, and enhance the work of staff and caregivers in supporting clients to live independently in their homes.