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In response to Tuesday’s Senate vote on the motion to proceed to consider a health care bill that would cut Medicare and Medicaid and impose an Age Tax on older Americans, AARP  Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement:
Doctors may be over-prescribing colonoscopies - deciding means weighing many factors
One of the lessons I learned early on in my time as a caregiver for my father was that he and I weren't alone. I'm not talking about the support - both logistical and emotional - we received from family, neighbors and the amazing senior center in our little Cape Cod town. I'm talking about the doctors and nurses who, one by one, became a regular part of our lives. Their help was irreplaceable, but each relationship required its own care and nurturing.
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