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Posted byon August 14, 2013 at 1:45 PM EDT
Seventy-eight years ago today, when President Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law, he sent across a simple but significant message: Americans, no matter their age or physical ability, should be able to live their lives with dignity. Though the times and technologies have changed, that message remains at the core of this Administration.
Posted byon July 16, 2012 at 6:52 PM EDT
The Vice President told the audience that when it comes to Social Security and Medicare, “the question is what are we going to do to strengthen and sustain these programs now and for the future”
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
The White House is hosting a day-long symposium to highlight the problem of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation tomorrow.
Posted byon June 8, 2012 at 9:30 AM EDT
The event will be an interactive, open dialogue about how the Affordable Care Act is improving the health and quality of life for the nation’s senior citizens by strengthening the Medicare program:
Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 4:45 PM EDT
The Affordable Care Act helps all Americans, including people with disabilities and seniors, live at home with the supports they need, rather than in nursing homes or other institutions, and participate in communities that value their contributions.
Public-Private Partnerships, Ingenuity and $11M Tax Credit Provides Innovative Housing Solutions for Philadelphia’s LGBT SeniorsPosted byon April 16, 2012 at 6:59 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's new Philadelphia housing development is recognized as a pioneering innovation in U.S. housing solutions for low-income LGBT seniors.
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 12:11 PM EDT
Bernarda Wong finds that the her joy comes not only from helping others, but from stopping to see the changes that have made peoples' lives better. As a founder and President of the Chinese American Service League (CASL), she has the opportunity to see the lifechanging effects of her work each day.
Posted byon March 19, 2012 at 10:53 AM EDT
Helen is a health/wellness coordinator, working with seniors older than herself at the senior center. They all face the same issues with the costs of staying healthy. “If it weren’t for the health care reform, many of our seniors would not get to a doctor or get mammograms.”
Posted byon March 19, 2012 at 10:46 AM EDT
More than 5.1 million seniors and people with disabilities saved over $3.2 billion in drug costs, an average savings of $635 per person for seniors caught in the coverage gap known as the donut hole
Posted byon February 14, 2012 at 10:03 AM EDT
President’s 2013 budget lays out a blueprint economy that’s built to last and is committed to our nation’s seniors.