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Today, its expensive prescription medications burdening seniors on fixed incomes with thousands of dollars in yearly out-of-pocket costs.
Avoid retirement playgrounds like poison, because that's exactly what they are.
ACA is advancing an agenda of dramatic and necessary change in how medical care is delivered in the U.S.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.
In Pennsylvania, 38 percent of Pennsylvania seniors chose to get their Medicare from a plan called Medicare Advantage. It's their choice. Forty-seven percent of them are going to lose it under 'Obamacare' according to Medicare by 2017.
The Republicans want to turn Medicare into a voucher plan that will end guaranteed coverage of medical bills for the elderly.
Why is it that private insurance companies are not in trouble because people are getting older? Aren't they subject to the same demographics? The difference is that they've accumulated a fund, not a pay-in, pay-out system.
Who's going to manage (health savings accounts)?. It's not going to be your local accountant, it's going to be Fidelity.
AA makes Scientology look credible,
For almost seventy years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull.
More than 70 percent of seniors are asking for more time. It is long overdue for Congress to listen and make sure that seniors have a prescription drug plan that works for them.
When Medicare was created for senior citizens and America 's disabled in 1965, about half of a senior's health care spending was on doctors and the other half on hospitals.
When I worked in a medical practice, our practice provided the insurance. When I retired the next day to run for public office to run for Congress, I had to pay first dollar.
We promised new benefits to seniors like preventive screening and diabetes testing. We kept that promise.
Tis said that persons living on annuities Are longer lived than others.
I went without health insurance until 'Roger & Me,' basically - from about age 20 till about age 35. With 'Roger & Me,' I joined the Directors Guild and the Writers Guild, and since then I've had excellent health care managed by the union.
People like Congress more than their health insurance companies.
A major driver of the cost of healthcare in the United States is a compromise that was reached with the American Medical Association in the 1960s when Medicare was first established.
Treat the elderly as a nonrenewable resource; they care!
Retirement? You're talking about death, right?
We all understand that we are living longer, and we are more likely to spend more years as frail, elderly people who can't work. We also recognize that the wonderful advances in medicine also come with wonderful price tags. Those are things you can't budget around.
Retirement: A Time to Become Much More than You Have Ever Been
I'm getting so old my insurance company sends me 1/2 a calendar!
We know that Medicare's going broke in seven years, but we need to start over. That's what the American people want us to do.
If you're 54 or 55, you might want to listen because this will affect you. The idea, which was originally presented by Congressman Ryan, your running mate, is that we would give a voucher to seniors and they could go out in the private marketplace and buy their own health insurance.
Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear.
No well-planned retirement should be without long term care insurance. It is the very cornerstone of retirement security.
I need to retire from retirement.
I spent 28 years working in healthcare. I thought I'd retired from non-profit community health care.
Under Medicare right now, I get paid to put a pacemaker in you, but I don't get paid to counsel you about end-of-life care.
I want to protect and preserve social security and Medicare.
My parents are retired, basically.
Low-income seniors who choose to enroll in a drug discount plan will receive $600 of Federal assistance in 2004 and 2005 to further defray the costs of their medications.
The life insurance industry is filled with good people who believe in their work and their companies, but who may never have challenged the assumptions underlying their efforts.
Before Medicare, nearly half of American seniors were forced to go without coverage because insurance companies were reluctant to insure them - making the chances of having health insurance as a senior the same as getting tails on a coin flip.
America as we know it will end unless we end Medicare as we know it.
It is vital that we communicate to seniors their options regarding prescription drug assistance.
Alzheimer's is literally killing us, and the only way to fight this 'crime' is through a groundswell of people who continue to raise their voices and funds to ensure it gets the attention it deserves.
In addition we also hire many senior citizens.
It is time that we provide clarity for our seniors, informing them of the services available that will lower the costs of their prescription drugs and strengthen the overall integrity of the Medicare entitlement.
The Republicans just voted last year to end Medicare.
We're not going to have Medicare for all.if we at least we can take a step in that direction by giving people 50 - age 55 to 64 a chance to buy in, then we're reconnecting with some of those ideals that go back to the great days of FDR.
IRAs are intended for retirement.
One of the things in Obamacare is that for the elderly, is every five years, you must have end-of-year counseling. Translation, 'suicide counseling.'
I've spent my career fighting the worst practices of insurance companies.
If Republicans eliminate Medicare, America will become a country in which you can never retire - and once you physically can no longer work, you are desperately poor until you die.
After a lifetime of working, raising families, and contributing to the success of this nation in countless other ways, senior citizens deserve to retire with dignity.
Medicare is a promise we made to seniors more than four decades ago. When President Johnson signed Medicare into law, one in three seniors lived in poverty. Half of seniors had no health coverage at all.
Really, I'm trying to retire. It's just nobody will let me!
The Retirement Savings Drain: The Hidden & Excessive Costs of 401(k)s,
I'm a longtime fan of American Eagle, so when they approached me about joining their 'Live Your Life' campaign, it already felt like an organic fit.
Medicare is paid for by the American taxpayer. Medicare belongs to you. Medicare is for seniors, who many of them are on fixed income, to lift them out of poverty.
Alabama seniors all across the Third Congressional District continue facing high drug costs.
Aging bodies are fiscal black holes into which you can pour endless amounts of money.
I don't know the right way to retire.
You cannot go to someone who is 65 or 70 years of age and tell 'em, 'This program that you retired relying on is now being pulled out from underneath you.'
As pressure grows to ease the financial burden on social security, pressure will also grow to eliminate the elderly and infirm to 'free up' more money for the 'fit' and those who contribute more than they take from society.
Here in Indiana, we run a nationally-recognized program called the Healthy Indiana Plan. The Healthy Indiana Plan offers the uninsured an affordable health care plan with savings accounts that they control.
To finance longer life spans, we must convince individuals to start investing now for the long term. But longevity should be an asset that can be levered, not a curse. They must understand that there's a cost to sitting in cash. No one talks about that cost.
The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is sponsored by Coca-Cola.
I am involved in a lot of nonprofits. And when I reached the ripe old age of 60, I wanted to provide leadership to some I had been involved in.
Starting a new retirement plan for those below a certain age is something tens of millions of Americans have already been through at work.
Mom's reaction to this chaos isn't a surprise. No matter how high the bill that she is paying or that Medicare is paying for her, she will say to me or herself: "What happens to all the people who can't afford this? It's just not fair." Universal
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I'm telling you, as a doctor who spent about half of his time in the office taking care of our seniors on Medicare, it is a program that intentions to work are much better than the way it's working today in terms of practicality.
I'm no fan of what I've seen health insurance companies do.
My 80-year-old mother will not buy her heart medicine because it cost more than she can pay with social security. She is America.
Good news for senior citizens: Death is near!
We're saying no changes for Medicare for people above the age of 55. And in order to keep the promise to current seniors who've already retired and organized their lives around this program, you have to reform it for the next generation.
For millions, the retirement dream is in reality an economic nightmare. For millions, growing old today means growing poor, being sick, living in substandard housing, and having to scrimp merely to subsist.
The Ryan budget gets rid of Medicare in 10 years and turns it into a voucher program,
The aging aren't only the old; the aging are all of us.
Sometimes in this whole Medicare prescription drug debate, we focus on the prescription drug benefit, and I am glad we do because it is the first time we have ever offered real help to seniors, especially the poor, those in need.
We do not need to end Medicare. We don't need to throw people who are younger than 55 years old to the wolves which is what we do.
I'm banking on my ERA (Eternal retirement account) more than my IRA! Do you have an ERA?
If I know I'm going to be in a little different system, I'm 39, I can plan for that; we can plan for that. Doing nothing, the status quo, is going to guarantee cuts for current seniors ... reforming the system is the only way you shore it up.
When I'm buying car insurance I ask myself, 'Which company has the most annoying and relentless commercials?'
Someone has said the best nursing home is the U.S. Senate.
I hate alcoholics and AA (alcoholics anonymous). If you can't drink responsibly, don't drink at all. Don't go to meetings, whine about your character flaws and blame the fact that you are a sociopath on booze.
Your best retirement plan for retiring happy and prosperous - don't be a burden on others.
From cell phones to computers, quality is improving and costs are shrinking as companies fight to offer the public the best product at the best price. But this philosophy is sadly missing from our health-care insurance system.
Why does Medicare have such difficulty accommodating a cut - no, wait, a trim to its annual spending increase - of two measly percentage points? Two words: baby boom.
What we need is to make our senior citizens feel secure once more with their own Social Security and Medicare. But going forward, we need to personalize that program in a way that the government can't go in and raid it any more.
However, the Medicare prescription drug benefit has changed, and if the nearly 3,000 seniors I have met through 12 town halls can represent a sample of opinion, many seniors do not yet understand the prescription drug program and do not plan to sign up for coverage.
Health care's not about insurance! Health care's about getting treatment.
The pill for Insurance Deficit Disorder - aspirin.
Whole Foods has a good health care plan.
My mother-in-law, Nanny, spent her working years as a bookkeeper at a medical office in Columbus, Ohio. Like so many Americans, she worked hard and paid into Medicare, knowing that one day she could count on having high-quality health care when she needed it most.
Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system.
We have a plan that creates universal access programs at the state level which allows folks to access insurance if they're denied by their insurer.
No, I don't belong to a retirement community.
I figure if I keep my health, I have no intention of retiring. I love to work. I want to be like Bob Hope.
Folks in their 60s and 80s are reinventing how older people live.
It's good to give seniors more choices and more options, let them choose a plan that's best for them and target assistance to the lowest income people.
Seniors vote, and that is why we have, you know, Medicare since the 1960s for seniors, and we didn't have a national healthcare program for children, even though it's a lot more cost-effective to deal with children than with seniors.
The name of the game is to keep from pushing the accelerator pedal so hard that we speed up the aging process. The average American, however, by living a fast and furious lifestyle, pushes that accelerator too hard and too much.
There is a kind of fear, approaching a panic, that's spreading through the Baby Boom Generation, which has suddenly discovered that it will have to provide for its own retirement.
The essence of any plan for financing old age is saving-to put aside some part of today's earnings for the future. Anything that saps the value of savings-and inflation is the worst single threat-is the enemy of the aged and of those who expect to grow old.
Why should old people get [Social Security]? They just sit around all day doing nothing.