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Council On Aging needs volunteers to help improve lives for seniors, people with disabilities


Last updated 8/17/2017 at Noon

Aime Fink said officials are calling the coming wave of senior citizens “The Silver Tsunami.” That’s because, over the next decade or so, Snohomish County will be home to more seniors than ever before who are age 85 and up.

And the baby boomer generation is quickly swelling the senior citizen ranks nationwide with 10,000 retiring every day.

Fink, supervisor of Snohomish County’s Long Term Care & Aging Program, said the agency is busy addressing the needs of that growing wave of older residents, but they need help.

There are at least six and perhaps will be as many as 11 openi...

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