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Can Clinton save Obamacare from mounting problems?

Next year’s health insurance sign-up season starts a week before the Nov. 8 election, and the previews have been brutal.

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Trump open to Social Security changes if elected

Policy adviser Sam Clovis said at a Washington conference that Trump would be open to a bipartisan look at entitlement spending once he implemented his other policies.

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Do you think Social Security benefits are too generous?

A political debate is raging among policy experts, economists and actuaries about the most important measure of Social Security benefit adequacy: just how much pre-retirement income is replaced.

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Nov. 3, vote YES on Question 2 for affordable senior housing

By Amy Gallant Last spring, a woman in her 80’s called an affordable housing developer because she needed to move into a more accessible and affordable home, and she was told she would have to wait for 5 or 6 years. She said, I don’t have that kind of time to wait, and hung up. […]

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Mass. voters have their say on entitlements

BOSTON — With Election Day just two weeks away, AARP today releases a new report entitled, Bay Staters Have Their Say about Medicare and Social Security. Developed through a series of three questionnaires, the report conveys the opinions of more than 50,000 Massachusetts voters who participated in You’ve Earned a Say — a national conversation […]

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Medicare center stage in U.S. Senate race

BOSTON  — The future of Medicare is taking center stage in Massachusetts’ U.S. Senate race, with both candidates saying the other would jeopardize benefits to seniors and put the long-term solvency of the health insurance program at risk. Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has criticized Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren in recent days, saying she supports […]

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