October 18, 2019: By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News OCTOBER 9, 2019
(Hannah Norman/KHN illustration; Getty Images)
Dean Ernest had been living in a nursing home about a year when his son, John, got a call last winter asking if his father was experien...Read more >
October 03, 2019:
By Laura Ungar, Kaiser Health News
A few years ago, Patricia Powers briefly thought about moving from her home in St. Louis County, Mo., across the river into Illinois ― for Medicaid. “You ask yourself: Where do you go? What do you do?” Aft...Read more >
September 06, 2019: The real estate website “PropertyShark” polled Americans aged 45 and older about their attitudes concerning housing, retirement and personal finances. More than half of those surveyed want to remain in their current homes during their senior year...Read more >
June 26, 2019: Retiree and Alliance member Pam Parker made the following remarks at a press conference held by Senators Stabenow, Shaheen, and Wyden on June 26, 2019:
"Good morning. Thank you, Senator Stabenow, Sena...Read more >
June 11, 2019: By Richard Fiesta
Executive Director, Alliance for Retired Americans
The stakes couldn’t have been higher today for 1.3 million Americans when the House Education and Labor Committee approved H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer P...Read more >
May 13, 2019: Alliance President Robert Roach, Jr. attended a labor listening session with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX) recently hosted by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).
President Roach said at the meeting th...Read more >
May 09, 2019: The Strengthening Social Security Act of 2019 was introduced on Wednesday by Representatives Linda Sánchez (CA), a member of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, and Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Mark Pocan (WI).
The legis...Read more >
May 09, 2019: By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact and Kaiser Health News
If there’s one area of health care where Republicans and Democrats might strike a deal, it’s prescription drugs.
President Donald Trump has floated a plan to cut drug prices. Democratic ...Read more >
May 07, 2019:
The UMWA 1974 Pension Plan has been decimated by a series of coal company bankruptcies and is projected to go insolvent in 2022.
The miners, who risked their lives for years to provide a key source of energy to the nation, and their wido...Read more >
April 30, 2019: “Tish” James, attorney general of the state of New York, delivered a powerful address at the annual conference of the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans (NYSARA) on April 18, 2019 (Listen to her remarks courtesy of the Hudson Mohawk Ma...Read more >