State Resources

Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging (W4A) is a membership organization made up of 13 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) in Washington State. The organization seeks to enhance the effectiveness of each AAA through a strong agenda of information, debate, advocacy, and education.

W4A is an affiliate of n4a (, a national resource for information and education.

Washington Dental Access Campaign
The Washington Dental Access Campaign is a group of health care associations, consumer advocates, dentists, dental hygienists, senior groups, Tribal governments and educational institutions supporting new mid-level dental providers as part of the solution for improving access to care.The Campaign is convened by the Children’s Alliance.

Members support proven workforce solutions that meet the needs of our most vulnerable populations including children, seniors, low-income adults and people living with mobility issues. Learn more.

Washington State Health Care Authority
Washington’s Medicaid program is now called Apple Health. To learn more about dental benefits for adults age 21 and older, visit the web site.

Washington State Oral Health Coalition
Prevention, Access, Partnerships — These three words embody the mission of the Washington State Oral Health Coalition. Prevention, because stopping dental disease before it happens is the optimum goal. Access, because receiving timely care is critical to improving and maintaining good oral health.. Partnerships, because can accomplish more by working together collaboratively than we can by working separately.

Washington State Senior Citizens’ Lobby
The Washington State Senior Citizens’ Lobby formed in 1977 as a volunteer, non-profit advocacy organization for seniors.