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How to fight for yourself at the hospital

Everything initially went well with Barbara Charnes’ surgery to fix a troublesome ankle. But after leaving the hospital, the 83-year-old soon found herself in a bad way.

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Advocates urge lawmakers to support elderly

BOSTON — Lawmakers on Beacon Hill have entered the final phase of state budget deliberations for the period beginning July 1, 2014. The House and Senate have passed their own versions of the budget, and must now reconcile the two versions. To accomplish this task, a Conference Committee of six lawmakers has convened to go […]

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Advocates work to preserve quality of life

State and federal budgets giving short shrift to the needs of retirees.

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Mass. candidates address retiree concerns at AARP forum

The candidates appeared at historic Faneuil Hall for an AARP sponsored forum, which focused on key issues for older individuals and their families, including health and prescription drug affordability, economic security for older workers, home and community based care, housing and transportation.

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