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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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HHS Watchdog Probes Enforcement Of Staffing Standards At Nursing Homes

The review comes on the heels of a Kaiser Health News and New York Times investigation that found nearly 1,400 nursing homes  report having fewer registered nurses on duty than the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires.

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Is Social Security Still A Third Rail Issue?

Every year, the Trustees of the Social Security Trust Funds urge Congress to take action on the gaps developing in the beloved program’s finances.

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Everything You Need To Know About The New Medicare Cards 

In April, the government will start sending out new Medicare cards, launching a massive, yearlong effort to alter how 59 million people enrolled in the federal health insurance program are identified.

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The Power Of Taking Action: Join AARP Maine For “Tuesdays At The State House”

MAINE — Each year, thousands of Mainers help shape the course of legislative action at the state and federal level by contacting their legislators and Members of Congress on critical issues. When you write or call, legislators listen. Often it is this personal involvement that makes the difference between success and failure when it comes […]

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States Begin Importation Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Costs

Norm Thurston is a “free-market guy,” a conservative health economist in Republican-run Utah, who rarely sees the government’s involvement in anything as beneficial.

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