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Advocacy

ADS Advisory Council members advocate on behalf of older adults, family caregivers and people with disabilities for local, state and national programs that promote quality of life for these populations.

Preparing for the Age Wave in King CountyPreparing for the Age Wave

By 2035, 25 percent of King County’s residents will be age 60 or older. Local government and Aging and Disability Services —your local Area Agency on Aging—can work together to make a difference for community elders.

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Our Advisory Council members participate in other local and regional advocacy coalitions to ensure that our communities are aging friendly -- great places for people of all ages to grow up and grow old.

Senior Lobby Day

The Washington State Senior Lobby schedules this annual statewide event which is an oportunity for Advisory Council members from each of Washington State's Area Agencies on Aging and other advocates to meet with legislators.

Legislative Candidate Forums

In partnership with W4A, AARP and other local advocacy organizations, the ADS Advisory Council convenes biennial forums that focus on federal and state issues important to older adults and people with disabilities.

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