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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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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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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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Trump’s ‘Skinny’ Budget Is All Bones

On March 16 President Donald Trump sent over his federal fiscal year 2018 Budget Blueprint to Congress. It was the President’s first budget, and there were no real surprises in it.

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How Affordable Care Act repeal would be ‘nuclear‘ for states‘ health care delivery

Congress and the White House are poised to dismantle health care protections in our state that may take decades to repair. It’s a health care nuclear option.

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