August 09, 2022: ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Lucille Brooks was stunned when she picked up the phone before Christmas two years ago and learned a nursing home was suing her.
“I thought this was crazy,” recalled Brooks, 74, a retiree who lives with her husband in a mod...Read more >
August 01, 2022: The Alliance’s policy agenda is set during quadrennial meetings of its membership and our board.
New York State Alliance President Barry Kaufmann, Resolutions Committee Chair, facilitated discussion and the enactment of fifteen resolutions at th...Read more >
August 01, 2022: Rep. John Larson (CT) spoke at the National Meeting about the latest developments to his bill to expand Social Security, H.R. 5723, Social Security 2100: A Sacred Trust, and thanked the Alliance for its support of Social Security expansion.
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July 25, 2022: Fran Seeley, 81, doesn’t see herself as living on the edge of a financial crisis. But she’s uncomfortably close.
Each month, Seeley, a retired teacher, gets $925 from Social Security and a $287 disbursement from an individual retirement accoun...Read more >
July 06, 2022: The grinding two-plus years of the pandemic have yielded outsize benefits for one company — Pfizer — making it both highly influential and hugely profitable as covid-19 continues to infect tens of thousands of people and kill hundreds each day.
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June 30, 2022: Congress should crack down on Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors that sometimes deny patients vital medical care while overcharging the government billions of dollars every year, government watchdogs told a House panel Tuesday.
Witnesses ...Read more >
June 23, 2022: Elizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000 by the New York hospital where his infected leg was amputated.
Ariane Buck, a young father in Arizona who sells health ...Read more >
June 16, 2022: When Cynthia Johnson learned she would owe $200 out-of-pocket for a diagnostic mammogram in Houston, she almost put off getting the test that told her she had breast cancer.
“I thought, ‘I really don’t have this to spend, and it’s probably...Read more >
June 09, 2022: Robin Bolduc isn’t the type of person who takes “no” for an answer — particularly when it comes to fixing her husband’s wheelchair.
Her husband, Bruce Goguen, 69, is paralyzed from multiple sclerosis. And without his chair, he would be s...Read more >
June 06, 2022: The Alliance wishes all of our members a Happy Pride Month! More than three million lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender adults over the age of 50 live in the United States.
The National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging has resources available...Read more >