October 10, 2022:
Lowering Medicare Prescription Drug Prices, Investing in Clean Energy and Reducing Inflation:
On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. Monumental in nature and of tremendous consequence for...Read more >
October 10, 2022:
The Alliance for Retired Americans has endorsed the following people for Congress in the upcoming 2022 Midterm elections.
For Senate: Chuck Schumer (D) *
Congressional District #6 - Grace Meng (D) *
Congressional Dis...Read more >
November 16, 2021:
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said on Friday that the standard monthly Part B premium for next year will be $170.10. That’s an increase of 14.5%, or $21.60, from 2021. The annual Part B deductible will be $233, an ...Read more >
July 27, 2020: 100 Years On: Celebrating and Championing Our Civil Rights and Social Programs
Many of our key rights laws and social programs were enacted in July and August:
July 1 – Public Health Services Act (1940)
July 2 – Civil Right...Read more >
March 17, 2020:
New York's Public Health Emergency around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation suggests seniors especially follow the recommendations guard against infection outlined below.
On Sunday the CDC made a reccomendation that there sho...Read more >
June 13, 2019: In New York State, the best way to ensure that your health care wishes are known and followed is to use Advance Directives. These are legal documents that will speak for you if you are unable to speak for yourself.
A Health Care Proxy allows you ...Read more >
May 20, 2019: On Thursday the national Alliance released its 2018 Congressional Voting Record scoring each U.S. Senator and Representative’s votes on critical retirement security issues.
“Most politicians say they care about seniors on the campaign trail, ...Read more >
February 04, 2019:
More than 200 House Democrats on Wednesday reintroduced legislation that would expand Social Security benefits and gradually ramp up how much workers contribute to the social insurance program.
The Social Security 2100 Act calls for an across-th...Read more >
December 02, 2016: On November 10, 2016, House Speaker Paul Ryan told Fox News that he would push legislation in early 2017 that would end Medicare's guaranteed health care benefits. For years Ryan has worked to replace Medicare with a voucher or a coupon for seniors...Read more >
November 23, 2016: The news that the White House and Republican congressional leaders have given up on passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is welcome. That the TPP would be defeated by Congress if brought to a vote signals that Trojan-horse “trade” agreemen...Read more >