Milly Laible, 70, sits in Bethlehem, smiling into a computer screen and getting her audience moving. Some of them are thousands of miles away. One woman has even exercised along with Milly from her apartment in Shanghai.
AARP Hosts Tele-Town Hall with U.S. Senator Bob Casey and Acting PA Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter to Discuss COVID-19 in Nursing Homes
Pennsylvania leadership provides information on COVID-19 impact on nursing homes
AARP Launches Campaign Urging Senators to Support Medicare Negotiation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
AARP has launched a three-week television and radio advertising campaign urging U.S. Senators to support allowing Medicare to use its power to negotiate drug prices with drug manufacturers. The seven-figure investment highlights negotiation as a critical step toward lowering prescription drug costs for all Americans, especially seniors who on average take between four and five medications each month and have a median annual income of just over $26,000.
More Pennsylvanians age 64 and younger now qualify for tax credits to help lower the cost of their Affordable Care Act coverage purchased through the state’s health insurance marketplace, Pennie.
While AARP Pennsylvania appreciates the actions that our state’s elected and healthcare leaders have taken to address the coronavirus crisis, considering Pennsylvania has one of the oldest populations in the United States and is home to nearly 126,000 people residing in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, more must be done to protect Pennsylvania’s nursing facility residents.
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