Statement by AARP’s John Hishta on Presidential Debate: Silence on Social Security Could Cost Future Retirees Up to $10k a Year
Hempstead, NY — “Americans who are working hard and paying into Social Security were the real losers at tonight’s debate,” AARP Senior Vice President, Campaigns, John Hishta said.
Will our next president follow the lead of FDR and President Reagan and Take A Stand on Social Security? We work hard for our Social Security and need a president who can ensure its solvency for future generations as their predecessors have done. Real leaders take action...click on this video to learn more:
This week, AARP Indiana headed to Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of AARP members and all older Americans on the crucial issues of Family Caregiving and Social Security. State Director Sarah Waddle and State President Joe Everett advocated for family caregivers as well as Social Security while meeting with Members of Congress and carrying out crucial asks.
This week, AARP Iowa volunteers and staff were in Washington, D.C. with a contingent of AARP leaders and members from across the county to advocate on behalf of AARP members and all older Americans on the crucial issues of Family Caregiving and Social Security.
Take A Stand, is an AARP non-partisan, national campaign pressing every Presidential candidate to lay out their plan to make Social Security financially sound so future generations get adequate benefits. Social Security needs to be updated for the 21st century so the promise can be kept for future generations. But this issue requires Presidential leadership.
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