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  • Aging and Health Care Costs
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    Aging and Health Care Costs

    The Health Futures Council at Arizona State University hosted a panel discussion produced by Zócalo Public Square focusing on the impact of an aging population on the U.S. health care system. Among…

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  • Nursing Home Reforms
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    Nursing Home Reforms

    Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) 1987, also known as the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act, was passed 20 years prior to this panel discussion. The panelists talked about the history,…

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  • Nursing Home Use
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    Nursing Home Use

    Lisa Alecxih announced the release her study that shows that over the past 20 years, a significant number of senior citizens, particularly among the “oldest old,” persons 85 and older, have…

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  • AARP Legislative Priorities
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    AARP Legislative Priorities

    Officials from the AARP provided an overview of the group’s legislative agenda for 2006. They said Congress should revise the 2003 Medicare law to allow the Department of Health and Human…

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  • Quality of Medicare Services
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    Quality of Medicare Services

    The Alliance for Health Reform held a news conference on the quality of Medicare services. Participants talked about the release the report by Sheila Leatherman and Douglas McCarthy,…

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  • Retirees and Civic Participation
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    Retirees and Civic Participation

    Forum participants discussed a report detailing how workers view retirement, how they plan to continue to contribute to society, and the role that volunteer and civic organizations play a…

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  • AARP Legislative Issues
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    AARP Legislative Issues

    As the AARP’s top lobbyist, Mr. Rother discussed major legislative issues, Medicare, managed care, prescription drug legislation, and Social Security. He responded to audience telephone…

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