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Retiree Group Endorses Marlene Galán-Woods in Primary for Election to U.S. House

Cites Her Commitment to Protecting and Expanding Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits Scottsdale, AZ - The Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced its endorsement of Marlene Galán-Woods in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District tod... Read more

Alliance for Retired Americans Statement on Presidential Campaign

Statement from Alliance for Retired Americans President Robert Roach, Jr. on the state of the presidential campaign. “Since they took the oath of office, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have fought tirelessly to improve the lives of older Americans and s... Read more

KFF Health News: The Concierge Catch – Better Access for a Few Patients Disrupts Care for Many

“You had to pay the fee, or the doctor wasn’t going to see you anymore.” That was the takeaway for Terri Marroquin of Midland, Texas, when her longtime physician began charging a membership fee in 2019. She found out about the change when someone at the physician’s fro... Read more

Retiree Group Endorses Jahana Hayes for Reelection to U.S. House

Cites Her Commitment to Expanding and Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits New Britain, CT - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Rep. Jahana Hayes for reelection to the U.S. House from Connecticut’s 5th Co... Read more

KFF Health News: Older Women Are Different Than Older Men. Their Health Is Woefully Understudied.

Medical research has shortchanged women for decades. This is particularly true of older women, leaving physicians without critically important information about how to best manage their health. Late last year, the Biden administration promised to address this problem with a ne... Read more

Retiree Group Endorses Colin Allred for Election to U.S. Senate

Cites His Commitment to Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits Dallas - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Congressman Colin Allred for election to the U.S. Senate from Texas today. The Texas Alliance for Reti... Read more

Forget Ringing the Button for the Nurse. Patients Now Stay Connected by Wearing One.

HOUSTON — Patients admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital get a monitoring device about the size of a half-dollar affixed to their chest — and an unwitting role in the expanding use of artificial intelligence in health care. The slender, battery-powered gadget, called a Bi... Read more

Retiree Group Endorses Ruben Gallego for the U.S. Senate

Cites His Commitment to Expanding and Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits Phoenix - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Ruben Gallego for election to the U.S. Senate from Arizona today citing his work to st... Read more

KFF Health News: Stranded in the ER, Seniors Await Hospital Care and Suffer Avoidable Harm

Every day, the scene plays out in hospitals across America: Older men and women lie on gurneys in emergency room corridors moaning or suffering silently as harried medical staff attend to crises. Even when physicians determine these patients need to be admitted to the hospital... Read more