Silver Tsunami to Bring 25 Million More Medicare Beneficiaries by 2036
January 27, 2016: [caption id="attachment_3359" align="alignnone" width="300"] Cartoon by Graeme MacKay, The Hamilton Spectator[/caption] The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that Medicare enrollment will grow by more than 30 percent over the next ten yea...Read more >
Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Speech
January 13, 2016: President's Last State of the Union Speech has Strong Implications for Social Security, Medicare and Pensions Retirees Remain Apprehensive about Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Robert Roach, Jr., President of the Alliance for Ret...Read more >
Living Below The Line: Economic Insecurity Among Iowa’s Elders
January 04, 2016: Iowa elders face an array of economic security challenges—rising food, health care and housing costs, long-term care needs, a soft labor market and others. To better capture and understand the challenges faced by Iowa’s seniors, their families, a...Read more >
Iowa Presidential Caucuses
December 17, 2015: First in the Nation presidential caucuses. Make sure to vote!...Read more >
These are our programs. We’ve earned them. They work. And they’re worth fighting for.
April 04, 2015: Medicare is our most successful health care program in America's history. For fifty years it has given seniors the ability to see a doctor and fill a prescription – and it has kept them out of poverty. The Alliance for Retired Americans is leadi...Read more >
We’ve Earned Our Programs… We’ll Keep Fighting For Them!
April 04, 2015: The newly-elected Congress is controlled by stalwart opponents to our Retirement Security in both the House and Senate, so it isn’t surprising that they aren’t wasting any time going after Medicare and Social Security. On day one the GOP House...Read more >