August 01, 2022: A surprise announcement on Wednesday from Sens. Chuck Schumer (NY) and Joe Manchin (WV) revived hopes for Democrats to pass significant legislation on a range of issues, including prescription drug prices, climate, energy, and health policy.
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August 01, 2022: The Alliance’s 2022 National Membership Meeting took place online Wednesday and Thursday, July 27-28. On the first day, Robert Roach, Jr., who has been President of the Alliance since September of 2015, was re-elected to a four-year term.
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July 30, 2022: Alliance members in Ohio, Pennsylvania and other states are holding events to both celebrate and remind all Americans of the importance of Medicare to retirement security.
“63 million Americans depend on the guaranteed health care benefits Medic...Read more >
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 >
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 02, 2022: Nearly 18 months after getting covid-19 and spending weeks in the hospital, Terry Bell struggles with hanging up his shirts and pants after doing the laundry.
Lifting his clothes, raising his arms, arranging items in his closet leave Bell short of...Read more >
May 09, 2022: The White House has officially proclaimed the month of May “Older Americans Month,” outlining a number of programs and resources that will help seniors remain safe and healthy as they age.
President Biden noted that the American Rescue Plan, p...Read more >
March 28, 2022: With inflation levels at a 40-year high, many Americans are feeling the squeeze from rising prices nationwide. Yet for those over the age of 65 who rely on a fixed income, historic inflation presents a dire threat to their already strained budgets.
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