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Advocacy at Homage

Advocacy plays a critical role in long-term care. Homage is proud to be at the forefront of these efforts, working hard to give a voice to those who need it. We maintain ongoing dialogue with elected officials about the needs of Snohomish County and Washington State’s long-term care system, specifically as it relates to older adults and individuals with disabilities. Part of our advocacy role includes accounting for bills of interest to the aging and disability network as they progress through the legislative process. 

You Can Use Your Voice, Too
If you share our passion for helping people through advocacy, you can get involved, too, no matter your age, profession or skill level.

Don’t Forget to Vote:

August 1 – Primary Election Day

November 7 – General Election Day

Candidate Forums 2023- League of Women Voters of Snohomish County (

Be informed about who is running for office by following the link to the League of Women Voter’s candidate forums.  This year they are all livestreamed.  Recordings are available for you to watch.

What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is any activity that attempts to influence public policy. At Homage Senior Services, we focus our efforts on issues that affect older adults and people with disabilities. It takes all of us to participate in advocacy so our collective voices will be heard.

Why is Advocacy Important?

Fact: The aging population is the fastest growing population. By 2030, older adults (65+) will double in number and reach 300,000 in Snohomish County. Advocacy efforts are critical to help assure services will be available to those who need it.

Why Should You Become an Advocate?

  • You care
  • You are an expert
  • You are part of a greater whole
  • Older adult issues are important
  • You have the power to change things

How Can I Be An Advocate?

  • Join our Grassroots Advocacy Network. (Click here to download the job description) Email to sign up or learn more
  • Attend town hall meetings and let your individual voice be heard
  • Make phone calls, send emails and letters, use social media, schedule meetings with elected officials and community leaders
  • VOTE! And encourage others to register and vote as well

Click here for our Advocacy Newsletter

Contact Us

Phone:  425-740-3787



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Reference Links

Find Public Officials: To find your Federal government officials visit:
To find your State legislators visit:

National Council on Aging
This is a great site that tells you about bills and how they are passed (it’s kid friendly but it is an easy way to understand the process). It also discusses laws and amendments.

Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action, Uniting Across Generations for a Secure Future For more than a quarter century, Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) has been active in fighting for older Americans, their children and their families.

American Society on Aging ASA is the go-to source to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge and strengthen the skills of our members and others who work with and on behalf of older adults.

General Rules for Advocacy Learn how to design and implement a legislative advocacy campaign, keyed to specific legislative targets and goals, to support and strengthen your work.

Reference Links

To find your Federal government officials visit:

To find your State legislators visit: