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AARP AR State President column on Medicare vouchers published in state's largest newspaper


AARP Arkansas State Volunteer President Charlie Wagener in a column published Feb. 13, 2017, in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette—" Wrong direction: Medicare vouchers a bad idea"explains  the serious risks that current and near-future retirees would face if Medicare is changed into a voucher system.

Over 565,000 Arkansans are currently on Medicare and over 575,000 age 50 and older will enroll in the program in the next 15 years. The column ran on the Voices Page (5B of the Feb. 13 edition) and also can be viewed on the Democrat-Gazette website.

More information about what AARP is doing to protect Medicare is available here, including AARP's TV ad that notes President Trump's promise during last year's campaign to oppose cuts to Medicare:


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