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Obama Talks Health Care to Older Americans

Check out AARP's rundown for Obama's visit to Wheaton, Maryland, where he took questions from over 120 folks at a senior center. Via AARP Bulletin
The questions focused on some of the most sensitive issues for older Americans, such as Medicare's future, keeping doctors, and health care security for people not yet of Medicare age. "This new law gives seniors and their families greater savings, better benefits and higher quality health care," Obama said. "It keeps Medicare strong and solvent--today and tomorrow." And, he stressed: "Your guaranteed benefits will not change."
This meeting was timely considering tomorrow, $250 checks will be mailed out to those who fell through the doughnut hole of Medicare's drug prescription program. Yesterday also marked the launch of new educational efforts by the Administration on Aging and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Make sure to check out the rest of the details from the town hall.

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