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Sep 27 2021

Fixing rising pharmaceutical drug costs once and for all – Herb Weiss

Fixing Rising Pharmaceutical Drug Costs Once and For All By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Just days ago, ...

Sep 20 2021

Nursing facilities gear up for October vaccination deadline – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Over a month ago, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Centers ...

Sep 14 2021

“Gray voting block” watching Congress – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues With recess ending, budget reconciliation begins in the House and Senate as ...

Sep 6 2021

A call to Congress to strengthen, expand Social Security & Medicare – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues The 2021 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal ...

Aug 30 2021

House passes Budget resolution – Seniors would benefit

By  Herb Weiss During a late-night negotiating session held Monday, Aug. 23, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi mended fences and brought centralist ...

Aug 24 2021

It’s time. Staff vaccinations required for nursing homes as 10 RI facilities see new COVID cases – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues With the COVID-19 Delta variant spiking across the country especially among the ...

Aug 16 2021

A Call for House Dems to Bring Back House Aging Committee – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Just days ago, Congressman David Cicilline, along with fellow lawmakers, Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), ...

Aug 13 2021

Update: Legislation submitted to reestablish the House Permanent Select Committee on Aging – Herb Weiss

Cicilline, Schakowsky & Matsui Reintroduce Legislation to Reestablish the House Permanent Select Committee on Aging  U.S. Representatives David N. Cicilline ...

Aug 9 2021

AARP concerned for working caregivers. Advice from Dr. Michael Fine – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues After the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic initially shuttered the nation’s businesses over a ...

Aug 2 2021

Your eyes, ears, and teeth are connected to your body – Medicare/Medicaid at 56 – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Over 56 years ago, Congress became actively involved in the health insurance ...