Millions of older Americans can breathe a sigh of relief with the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. The justices’ decision protects enhancements in health coverage for ‘near seniors’ aged 55-65 and Medicare beneficiaries, as well.
President Biden’s 2020 budget proposal affirms his commitment to America’s seniors in major ways – from improved customer service for Social Security beneficiaries to prescription drug pricing reform to expanded Home and Community-based Services (HCBS).
We couldn’t agree more with Rep. Cynthia Axne that President Biden’s infrastructure plan will not only fix roads, bridges and transit, but ensure that our elderly are well cared for (Overdue investments in Iowa’s infrastructure will create jobs, new opportunity, 5/12/21).
There are many ways you can help preserve the legacy of Social Security and Medicare to ensure a decent quality of life for Americans. Petition drives, rallies and press events, telephone campaigns and community forums are some of the frequent activities we employ to help influence the policy agendas of Congress and the White House.