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 >
July 01, 2021:
Six months ago, Cindy Sanders, 68, bought a computer so she could learn how to email and have Zoom chats with her great-grandchildren.
It’s still sitting in a box, unopened.
“I didn’t know how to set it up or how to get help,” said ...Read more >
May 24, 2021: Early on in the pandemic, the federal government expanded telehealth services covered under traditional Medicare on a temporary, emergency basis. Before, only patients who lived in rural areas could access telehealth options from certain providers an...Read more >
May 24, 2021: According to a study released on May 18 by the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee, the pharmaceutical corporation AbbVie has raised prices 470% in the United States for its widely used drugs Humira and Imbruvica over the past two decades. The ...Read more >
April 12, 2021: There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent as long as possible. But are we prepared to do what’s necessary, as a nation, to make this possible?
That’s the challenge...Read more >
April 05, 2021:
With a mix of relief and caution, older adults fully vaccinated against covid-19 are moving out into the world and resuming activities put on hold during the pandemic.
Many are making plans to see adult children and hug grandchildren they have...Read more >