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The President’s FY 2022 Budget Impacts Seniors Now and in the Future

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President Biden’s budget 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).   With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day – and the number of seniors projected to double by 2050 – it’s clear that this budget is mindful of the need to safeguard older Americans.

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Supreme Court Ruling Protects Health Coverage for Older Americans

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.

The Importance of Mail-in Ballots

Voting-by-mail received newfound attention during the 2020 election because of safety concerns related to in-person voting during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, voting-by-mail or voting by absentee ballot (the terms are considered interchangeable) has a history dating back to the Colonial era in the United States.

Biden Budget Bolsters American Seniors

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).

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