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June 2024: In Defense of the WA Cares Fund - age with dignity and independence!


Why does Washington need a strong WA Cares Fund? 70% of Washington residents will need long term care, for a start! WA Cares is a mandatory long-term care insurance program established by Washington state law in 2019. Ruth Egger, consumer representative on the Long-Term Services & Support Trust Commission, and Erin Lee, Coordinator for No On I-2124 took us on a deep dive into the need for the WA Cares Fund and a 2024 ballot initiative that may destroy the program. Washington was the first state in the nation to create a public long-term care benefits program. This short video explains the program and the ballot initiative so that you can make an informed opinion when you vote.

Complete information on the WA Cares fund
More information on the No On I-2124 Campaign