November 21, 2023: Assisted living centers have become an appealing retirement option for hundreds of thousands of boomers who can no longer live independently, promising a cheerful alternative to the institutional feel of a nursing home.
But their cost is so crushi...Read more >
August 31, 2021:
Spurred by decades of complaints about the high cost of hearing aids, Congress passed a law in 2017 to allow over-the-counter sales, with hopes it would boost competition and lower prices.
Four years later, federal regulators have yet to issue...Read more >
April 12, 2021: There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent as long as possible. But are we prepared to do what’s necessary, as a nation, to make this possible?
That’s the challenge...Read more >
March 15, 2021:
Joan Phillips, a certified nursing assistant in a Florida nursing home, loved her job but dreaded the danger of going to work in the pandemic. When vaccines became available in December, she jumped at the chance to get one.
Months ...Read more >
March 08, 2021:
For nearly a year, nursing homes and assisted living centers have been mostly closed to visitors. Now, it’s time for them to open back up and relieve residents of crushing isolation, according to a growing chorus of long-term care exp...Read more >
July 08, 2019:
Watch the July 4th Medicaid Brigade!
[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://wisconsin.retiredamericans.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2019/07/final-vid.mp4"][/video]...Read more >
June 27, 2019:
For more information on Medicaid visit:
https://www.medicaidplanningassistance.org/medicaid-eligibility-wisconsi...Read more >
June 23, 2019: [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://wisconsin.retiredamericans.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2019/06/Medicaid_Expansion.mp4"][/video]...Read more >
June 10, 2019: We are living in strange and difficult political times. We are in the process of fighting strong anti-union, anti-democratic forces in the state and national government. This is a critical time for workers and retirees to be united in our goals and c...Read more >
May 30, 2019:
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