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Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debates: No Elderly Issues

At the Oct. 9 debate, an elderly man submitted a question which stated: “My immediate need is property tax reduction.”

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Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker

Gov. Baker to issue Executive Order for state’s aging

By Al Norman No governor since Mitt Romney in 2006 has mentioned “elders” in their State of the Commonwealth speech. On Jan. 24, Gov. Charlie Baker made reference to a yet-to-be filed Executive Order that would focus on older adults — but the details of the order are not known. We applaud the governor for mentioning older […]

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How seniors fare under Gov. Baker’s budget

BOSTON, March 4 — Gov. Charlie Baker released his first state budget for the year beginning July 1, 2015. According to the Elder Office of Elder Affairs, the main message out of the governor’s budget was that there would be no home care wait list in FY 16 and that the Enhanced Community Options Program, […]

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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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