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Tell House Leadership in Congress NO to Endangering Seniors’ Health and Financial Security

From Families USA (http://www.familiesusa.org):   On April 5, Representative Paul Ryan introduced the House budget resolution, and it’s bad news for America’s seniors.   The proposal slashes $1.43 trillion from Medicare and Medicaid, putting seniors’ health and financial security at … Continue reading

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AARP Launches Anti-Hunger Efforts for Seniors

From the Food Research and Action Center (http://www.frac.org):   PR Newswire, September 30, 2010 (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aarp-and-aarp-foundation-announce-major-commitment-to-alleviate-hunger-among-older-americans-104076973.html)   AARP and the AARP Foundation are launching nationwide anti-hunger initiatives aimed at seniors which include new online hunger resources (www.aarp.org/hunger) as well as local … Continue reading

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Celebrate Medicare’s 45th Birthday with Important Resources for Seniors

From Faithful Reform in Health Care (http://www.faithfulreform.org):   Medicare, our publicly-supported program that provides affordable health insurance to nearly 39 million older adults and an additional 8 million persons with disabilities, was signed into law on July 30, 1965.  Help … Continue reading

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New Credit Card Law Protects Consumers

From the Senior Law Center (http://seniorlawcenter.org):   Congress has passed a new law to protect credit card users – the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, or the CreditCARD Act. Most of the law’s provisions took effect on … Continue reading

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More Seniors Eligible for Medicare Savings Programs

From the Senior Law Center (http://seniorlawcenter.org/):   As most seniors know, insurance through Medicare is not free. The premium for Medicare Part B, which covers physician services and some other services currently is $96.40 per month. For most beneficiaries this premium is automatically deducted from their … Continue reading

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News for Seniors from the SeniorLAW Center

The latest issue of the SeniorLAW Center’s (http://www.seniorlawcenter.org/index.shtml) E-News provides the following:   information about assistance paying your heating bills this winter; an important reminder about the property tax/rent rebate; information about a new project at SeniorLAW Center; and updates about Social … Continue reading

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Focus on Energy & Aging Forum

Title: Focus on Energy & Aging Forum Location: Radisson Penn Harris Hotel & Convention Center, Camp Hill Link out: Click here Description: A panel of experts will provide information about the expiration of electric generation rate caps; electric and gas … Continue reading

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