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At the Democratic Convention, a Congressman Gets ‘Personal’ With Medicare and Social Security

Posted on 09/6/2012 by | Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsDemocrats had headliners like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland bemoan the GOP approach to Social Security and Medicare. But it was Rep. John Larson of Connecticut who brought the Democratic National Convention crowd to its feet with his story of how the two programs have kept his mother cared for in her old age. She had multiple sclerosis and congestive heart failure, but Larson’s …

Nancy Pelosi: We Must Preserve Medicare

Posted on 04/30/2011 by | Aging, Home & Family Expert | Comments

CaregivingBack with you again from the American Society on Aging’s annual “Aging in America” conference in beautiful San Francisco. This afternoon in a general session, Leader Nancy Pelosi took the stage to a standing ovation. Her remarks were centered around preserving Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. About Medicare, which was signed into place over 46 years ago by President Lyndon Johnson, she said it is the mainstay of health security for older Americans. She quoted a staggering estimate that the average senior’s cost for health …