March 02, 2022: The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, following President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday:
“President Biden had seniors’ interests a Read More >
February 03, 2022: Frail older adults are finding it harder than ever to get paid help amid acute staff shortages at home health agencies.
Several trends are fueling the shortages: Hospitals and other employers are hiring away home health workers Read More >
November 19, 2021: Statement by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding passage of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act, H.R. 5376, in the U.S. House:
“The Alliance for Retired Americans applauds Read More >
November 04, 2021:
Of the dozens of patients Dr. Jim Yates has treated for covid-19 at his long-term care center in rural Alabama, this one made him especially nervous.
The 60-year-old man, who had been fully vaccinated, was diagnosed with a Read More >
October 20, 2021:
Joanne Whitney, 84, a retired associate clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of California-San Francisco, often feels devalued when interacting with health care providers.
There was the time se Read More >
June 09, 2021:
Patty Bausch testified remotely before a Connecticut state legislative hearing on Feb. 23, 2021. (CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGING COMMITTEE PUBLIC HEARING VIA YOUTUBE)
Patty Bausch isn’t a Medicaid expert, lawyer or m Read More >
June 03, 2021: A Variety of Services Booming Number of Seniors The Cost of Long-Term Care Services The Physical – and Financial – Burden The $61 Billion Price Tag
Health care for the nation’s seniors looms large as the baby-boom gen Read More >
April 01, 2021:
Praise Provisions to Expand Home and Community-based Long Term Care Services
The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding President Biden’s American Read More >