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Are you in? Join the fight to protect Medicare and Social Security

By Deborah E. Banda As the temperature heats up this summer, so does the fight to protect Medicare and Social Security. By the beginning of August, we must stop the U.S. Congress from making harmful cuts to Medicare and Social Security as part of a deal to pay the nation’s bills. Let’s not mince words: […]

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Working to keep a strong Social Security

By Deborah E. Banda There’s a lot of talk about Social Security these days. Politicians and political pundits talk about solving the nation’s budget crisis by using Social Security funds. They talk about cutting the program, about making big changes. Instead of putting our children and grandchildren’s retirement in jeopardy, lawmakers should find ways to […]

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How federal health reform is helping now

By Deborah E. Banda At the end of January, we were gearing up for a major battle on Beacon Hill. Gov. Patrick was readying the release of his 2012 state budget proposal. With a projected $1.8 billion shortfall, we worried how services for vulnerable seniors would be impacted, especially since they are already operating at […]

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Power of the 50+ voter should not be underestimated

Yet, as decision day draws near, we hear more and more about voter dissatisfaction with politicians, the political system, the status quo.

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A new decade dawns: Urgency builds for leadership on aging issues

When 2010 dawned, most of us were eager to turn the page, put the recession behind us, and look forward to a brighter decade. But, the reality is: Tough times remain, and there’s hard work to be done.

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