Did you know that 12 percent of Washington residents are now 65 years of age and older? The AARP estimates that “By 2030 that will grow to nearly 20 percent or one out of every five people in our state.”
The Age Wave is here!
You can learn more about our state’s “Aging Readiness” and opportunities for innovation by downloading and viewing the AARP 2104 Washington State Aging Agenda online here: http://states.aarp.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/2014-Washington-State-Aging-Agenda.pdf
This informative, easy-to-read, 14-page PDF document outlines the state organization’s age-friendly priorities in the following areas:
- Health Care
- Long-Term Services & Supports
- Protections for Vulnerable Adults
- Financial security
You may also visit the AARP Washington website: http://states.aarp.org/the-age-wave-is-here-take-a-look-at-the-2014-wa-state-aging-agenda/.