June 30, 2022: Congress should crack down on Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors that sometimes deny patients vital medical care while overcharging the government billions of dollars every year, government watchdogs told a House panel Tuesday.
Witnesses ...Read more >
April 13, 2022:
People’s beliefs about aging have a profound impact on their health, influencing everything from their memory and sensory perceptions to how well they walk, how fully they recover from disabling illness, and how long they live.
When aging is...Read more >
February 24, 2022:
Late one night in January, Jonathan Coffino, 78, turned to his wife as they sat in bed. “I don’t know how much longer I can do this,” he said, glumly.
Coffino was referring to the caution that’s come to define his life during t...Read more >
February 17, 2022: Scores Congress on Votes Cast during Pandemic’s Second Year
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Retired Americans released its 2021 Congressional Voting Record, which scored each U.S. Senator and Representative on critical retirement security is...Read more >
January 18, 2022: Statement by Saundra Cole, President of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding votes in the U.S Senate this week on sidelining the filibuster and passing the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.
“Senate Democrats have the power thi...Read more >
November 19, 2021: Dora Vasquez, Executive Director of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, issued the following statement after the U.S. House passed President Biden’s Build Back Better Act (BBB), sending the sweeping health care, jobs and climate legislative...Read more >
November 19, 2021: Saundra Cole, President of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. House passage of the Build Back Better Act:
(Phoenix) — “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Reps. Gallego, Grijalva, Kirkpatri...Read more >
September 21, 2021: The following statement was issued by Saundra Cole, President of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding media reports that Sen. Kyrsten Sinema opposes President Biden’s plan to lower prescription drug costs and will not support a r...Read more >
September 17, 2021: Republican legislators in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry about lockdowns and mask mandates, are taking away the powers state and local officials use to protect the public against infectious diseases.
People celebrate...Read more >
August 31, 2021:
Spurred by decades of complaints about the high cost of hearing aids, Congress passed a law in 2017 to allow over-the-counter sales, with hopes it would boost competition and lower prices.
Four years later, federal regulators have yet to issue...Read more >