Category Archives: aging

Issues related to older Americans

Cut Medicare? Cut Medicaid? Why?

In the 1980s, I worked for a health economist named Carl Schramm. His mantra was that the real problem was health care costs, not the cost of insurance. This message landed him a great job with the health insurance industry … Continue reading

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Cutting Social Security Will Hurt Low Income Elders

Social Security Cuts Hurt Vulnerable Seniors Continue reading

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Senior Centers and Boomers

Can a TV PSA attract baby boomers to a senior center? Continue reading

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What Few Seniors Know about Health Reform

I hope that older Americans and their advocates understand the good that will come from passage of health reform. Closing the Medicare Part D donut hole will help millions of older Americans who struggle to pay for prescription drugs. The … Continue reading

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