WA Cares Fund

‘A pragmatic, modest step’: Making the case for Washington’s new long-term care program

BY: - November 15, 2023

In Washington and across the U.S., the number of people in need of long-term care is on the rise as the population ages.  Seven out of 10 Americans will need this type of care – which can span weeks or years depending on the situation – at some point in their lifetimes, according to AARP. […]


New long-term care program will offer families crucial support at tough times

BY: - July 19, 2023

You don’t need a medical degree to understand that accessing care when you need it, in the comfort of your home, is essential to our well-being. Our first statewide long-term care program will help make this possible and at such a low cost. The program is finally here and it’s time to celebrate. As a […]

There’s still time to receive an exemption from Washington’s long-term care tax

BY: - May 30, 2023

A deadline to apply for exemptions from Washington’s controversial long-term care tax is one day away.  People who live outside of Washington but work in the state, spouses of active-duty military service members, those with non-immigrant work visas and veterans with at least a 70% service-connected disability are all eligible for exemptions from the new […]