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Retiree Group Endorses John Fetterman for Election to U.S. Senate

Cites His Commitment to Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits Harrisburg - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of John Fetterman for election to the U.S. Senate from Pennsylvania today. The Pennsylvania Alliance ... Read more

Kaiser Health News: Say What? Hearing Aids Available Over-the-Counter for as Low as $199, and Without a Prescription

Starting Monday, consumers will be able to buy hearing aids directly off store shelves and at dramatically lower prices as a 2017 federal law finally takes effect. Where for decades it cost thousands of dollars to get a device that could be purchased only with a prescription f... Read more

Retiree Group Endorses Catherine Cortez Masto for Re-Election to U.S. Senate

Cites Her Commitment to Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits Las Vegas - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Catherine Cortez Masto for re-election to the U.S. Senate from Nevada today. The Nevada Alliance fo... Read more

Seniors Laud President Biden’s Executive Order Further Lowering Drug Costs

The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the Executive Order directing the Department of Health and Human Services to explore additional actions it can take to lower prescription drug costs: “Th... Read more

Retiree Organization Endorses Seth Magaziner for Congress

Cites His Commitment to Expanding and Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits PROVIDENCE – Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans have announced the endorsement of Rhode Island State Treasurer Seth Magaziner for the U.S. House of Representatives for Rh... Read more

Statement by Retiree Leader Richard Fiesta on the 8.7% COLA Increase for Social Security Beneficiaries

The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the announcement that there will be an 8.7% cost-of-living (COLA) benefit increase for millions of Social Security beneficiaries, disabled veterans and federa... Read more

Nursing Home Surprise: Advantage Plans May Shorten Stays to Less Time Than Medicare Covers

After 11 days in a St. Paul, Minnesota, skilled nursing facility recuperating from a fall, Paula Christopherson, 97, was told by her insurer that she should return home. But instead of being relieved, Christopherson and her daughter were worried because her medical team said s... Read more

Retiree Group Endorses Jim Himes for Re-election to U.S. House

Cites Commitment to Expanding and Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits, Lowering Drug Prices Bridgeport - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Jim Himes for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives from... Read more

Seniors Cheer Additional Funding for SSA in Continuing Resolution

Statement by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding Senate passage of the Continuing Resolution that provides annualized funding for the Social Security Administration (SSA) that is $400 million beyond the FY22 level: “The U.S. S... Read more