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  • emThe Longevity Revolutionem
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    The Longevity Revolution

    Robert Butler, founder of the National Institute on Aging and author of The Longevity Revolution: The Benefits and Challenges of Living a Long Life, talked about the geopolitics of aging.…

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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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  • Social Security 70th Anniversary Rally
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    Social Security 70th Anniversary Rally

    A rally was held on Capitol Hill to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Social Security. The American Association of Retired Persons also released its new survey that tracked public…

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  • The Future of Medicare
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    The Future of Medicare

    Former Congressional Budget Office Director Reischauer (1989-95) talked about the new Medicare improvement legislation, focusing on the “donut hole” in the prescription drug coverage and…

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  • AARP Priorities
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    AARP Priorities

    Mr. Novelli spoke about retirement issues, proposals to partially privatize Social Security, and the future of the system.

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  • AARP Legislative Agenda
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    AARP Legislative Agenda

    Mr. Novelli talked about the AARP’s role in crafting the Medicare prescription drug plan signed into law last month by President Bush, answering some of the criticisms of this action. Mr.…

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  • Federal Spending Issues
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    Federal Spending Issues

    Senator Baucus spoke to seniors about spending budget surpluses, tax cuts, education, and health care issues. Following his remarks he answered questions from members.

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  • Budget Issues
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    Budget Issues

    Mr. Greenstein talked about the federal budget proposal and the parts of it affecting older and retired persons. He also talked about the budget surplus and tax cuts. He answered questions…

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  • Social Security Issues
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    Social Security Issues

    Representative Thomas talked to association members about Social Security policy and offered advice on how constituents can present their views to Congress. Following his remarks he…

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  • Issues of Older Americans
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    Issues of Older Americans

    Senator Breaux, ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, talked about a variety of issues affecting older and retired persons, including nursing homes, prescription drug insurance,…

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  • Medicare and Social Security Issues
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    Medicare and Social Security Issues

    Senator Grassley, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, talked about legislation in his committee regarding Medicare and Social Security. He answered questions from AARP members.

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  • Future of Medicare
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    Future of Medicare

    Senator Breaux an Representative Thomas talked about how to improve the Medicare system. Senator Breaux proposed establishing a Medicare Board which would regulate the program and set a core…

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  • Telemarketing Fraud
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    Telemarketing Fraud

    Participants briefed reporters on the dimensions of the problem of telemarketing fraud, especially that which victimizes elderly citizens, and the AARP public information initiative to…

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  • American Elderly Issues
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    American Elderly Issues

    Senator Mikulski, member of the Senate Appropriations and Labor and Human Resources Committees, spoke on issues of importance of the American elderly in remarks to a meeting of the national…

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  • Health Care Reform Issues
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    Health Care Reform Issues

    Mr. Davidson spoke to a meeting of the American Association of Retired Persons on proposals to reform the American medical system to lower costs by providing incentives for physicians to…

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  • Health Care Reform Issues
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    Health Care Reform Issues

    Senator Rockefeller, member of the Senate Finance Committee, spoke to a meeting of the national legislative committee of the AARP on health care reform issues. In his remarks, the senator…

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  • Legislation Affecting Retirement
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    Legislation Affecting Retirement

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