July 06, 2020:
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages in America, older Americans face extraordinary risks. In fact, eighty percent of coronavirus deaths in America are people over the age of 65. But despite that fact, Donald Trump and his Republican allies have ne...Read more >
May 20, 2020:
Shame on Senator Joni Ernst who earned a 20% score on retiree issues for 2019. We will remember this.
The Alliance for Retired Americans’ annual voting record scores every U.S. Representative and Senator on issues affect...Read more >
May 18, 2020: I live in Black Hawk County and I’m scared. We have more reported COVID-19 cases than any other Iowa county. Ninety percent of the cases have been attributed or related to the Tyson plant.
Without significant changes, the meatpacking industry is a...Read more >
May 18, 2020: Last week The NSP reported “the unthinkable: Mass killing of perfectly healthy livestock on a scale never seen in the country.”
I was glad to see workers finally mentioned on page 4. I was beginning to fear disposal of euthanized hogs was the ...Read more >
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 >