Health Security: The availability of quality health care should not be a worry Americans face as they grow older.
RetireSafe has received 626 health care reform surveys to date. The first part of the survey had nine questions concerning health care reform.
October 14, 2009 . . . Washington DC — As the nation continues its debate on health care reform, a new poll by RetireSafe finds that over two-thirds of more than 500 seniors responding to a poll expressed concerns that they were not represented in Washington.
Washington, D.C. Thursday, October 1, 2009 . . . RetireSafe, a seniors' grassroots advocacy organization, met at The White House today with the director of the Office of Public Engagement to discuss the organization's campaign to listen to seniors and get their views on health care reform.
(Washington, DC) August 24, 2009 - RetireSafe applauds Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee for outlining some crucial steps for health care to protect senior Americans. “We look at The Seniors’ Health Care Bill of Rights, unveiled today, as an “emergency medical intervention” that will help ensure that seniors will receive access to quality health care,” stated Thair Phillips, RetireSafe President.
(Washington, DC) July 28, 2009 -- Seniors group calls AARP’s support of Obama’s Rationing-by-Bureaucrat Proposal an Outrage to Older Americans.
Washington, DC (June 23, 2009) - Today the 400,000-strong seniors group RetireSafe saluted the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) for its commitment to support legislation to cut prescription drug prices by 50 percent for seniors who fall into in the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program “doughnut-hole.”
(Washington, DC) June 10, 2009 -- Today the 400,000 strong senior-citizen group RetireSafe blasted President Obama and his Congressional allies for proposing to cut $500 billion or more from Medicare to pay for "health care reform." Thair Phillips, the new president of RetireSafe, called the plan "an insult to every older American."
“This will be one of the biggest boondoggles in the history of man.” So says a RetireSafe supporter in response to our recent survey on the health care provisions in President Obama’s stimulus bill designed to ration your access to quality care. This supporter’s comment represents many of the concerns seniors’ across America raised about a huge government database of every treatment, diagnosis and prescription from every doctor in the country.
Memory loss doesn’t have to be inevitable as we age. Our brains are somewhat like a muscle: The more we use them, the stronger they get. Some people in their 80s and 90s are nearly as sharp as they’ve always been while others begin to deteriorate mentally decades earlier. Many factors contribute to age-related memory loss including genetics, environment, and lifestyle.