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Trump Budget: A “Great” Hole In Economic Security

Rich people don’t need much financially from the federal government. But at the other end of the economic ladder, government can often play a critical role in protecting the well being of citizens.

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AHCA Is Unfair And Unaffordable For Mainers

You may have been watching current debates about the American Health Care Act (AHCA) recently passed by the House of Representatives and what it will mean for Americans of all ages.

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Impact Of The Fy 18 Trump Budget On Massachusetts Aging

Mass Home Care said this morning that the FY 18 budget by President Trump is “no path for Congress to follow,” and said it will oppose the elimination of several key programs that are key to the economic security of seniors.

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When It Comes To Older Folks, American Health Care Act 2.0 Worse Than 1.0

From bad to worse. A Massachusetts elder advocacy group says the health care reform legislation now in the operating room in Congress will not make older people healthy or happy.

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Reformed Identity Thief Helps Mainers Avoid Being Scam Victims

He conned bank tellers, doctors, lawyers and a major airline and last week, reformed identity thief Frank Abagnale shared tips with Mainers on how to avoid becoming scam victims.

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When Will Home Care Workers Get ‘Enough Pay To Stay?’

Picture a widowed elderly woman in her mid-80s. She needs help daily with bathing, dressing and toileting. But she has one more problem. She has been told that there are no workers available to come into her home to fill all the hours of care she needs.

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