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Nov 8, 2011

New Report Reveals Raising the Medicare Age Would Hurt Illinois Residents

As concern grows over potential cuts to the safety net for America’s seniors, poor, and disabled, a new report by LSR shows that potential changes to Medicare will cost Illinois over $500 million in the first full year of implementation.

Oct 21, 2011

Seniors protest proposed Medicare eligibility change

Senior citizens clad in flapping hospital johnnies and hoisting signs reading “Keep seniors covered” took the streets of downtown Boston to protest the proposed increase in the eligibility age for Medicare.

Oct 18, 2011

New Report Shows Increasing Medicare Age To 67 Would Cost Massachusetts $298 Million A Year

As concern grows over potential cuts to the safety net for America’s seniors, poor, and disabled, leading senior advocacy groups including Massachusetts Senior Action Council, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, Latinos for a Secure Retirement (LSR), Massachusetts Nurses Association, Mass Home Care and Massachusetts Association of Older Americans called on Massachusetts Senators to oppose any increase in the Medicare eligibility age, with LSR releasing a new report entitled The High Cost to Massachusetts of Raising the Medicare Age.

Sep 21, 2011

EEUU: Comunidad latina afectada por recorte al Seguro Social

Los cambios y recortes al Seguro Social que se están debatiendo en Washington afectarán mayormente a la comunidad latina retirada, que cuentan con el sistema como la principal fuente de ingresos.

Sep 21, 2011

Medicare Cuts To Affect Latino Seniors Most

SAN DIEGO — According to the latest U.S. Census data on poverty rates, 90 percent of Latino and African-American seniors are considered financially vulnerable.

Sep 20, 2011

Advierten sobre costos para latinos si modifican Medicare

El Diario

En pleno trabajo del supercomité para reducir el déficit en el Congreso, organizaciones hispanas advierten que aumentar el límite de edad a 67 años, para Medicare, le costaría más de 2.4 mil millones de dólares a los hispanos, en su primer año de implementación.

Sep 20, 2011

Social Security’s future is in our hands

As the nation anticipates the recommendations of a congressional super committee charged with negotiating a long-term solution for the federal budget, millions of seniors are worried about potential cuts to Social Security

Sep 20, 2011

Latino Organizations Announce New Campaign to Protect Medicare y Medicaid

As concern grows over potential cuts to the safety net for America’s seniors, poor, and disabled, the ten leading Latino organizations of the Latinos for a Secure Retirement (LSR) coalition launched a new campaign,Medicare and Medicaid: ¡Reduciendo El Costo Del Cuidado De Salud Para Todos!, to educate the Latino community on the importance of Medicare and Medicaid.

Aug 24, 2011

For Latino Immigrants and Their Families, Retirement is a Tricky Thing

Southern California Public Radio

Aug 11, 2011

Leader Pelosi Called on to Ensure Latino Representation in Super Committee Leading Latino Organizations Cite Lack of Diversity on Panel

Leader Pelosi Called on to Ensure Latino Representation in Super Committee Leading Latino Organizations Cite Lack of Diversity on Panel

Jul 13, 2011

Leading Latino Organizations Release New Policy Brief Showing How Proposed Social Security Cuts Would Devastate Latinos

Deficit Ceiling Negotiators Toy with Placing Future of Latino Elderly, Disabled on the Chopping Block

Jul 5, 2011

Latinos and Social Security

LatiinaLista.net

Delaware Latinos unite against prospect of cuts to social security and health programs. "Latinos and Social Security, ¡Tu Futuro Cuenta!" town hall forum in Wilmington, Delaware

Jun 29, 2011

Delaware Latinos Unite Against Prospect of Cuts to Social Security and Health Programs

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

“Latinos and Social Security, ¡Tu Futuro Cuenta!” town hall forum in Wilmington, Delaware

Jun 28, 2011

Delaware Latinos Unite Against Prospect of Cuts to Social Security and Health Programs

“Latinos and Social Security, ¡Tu Futuro Cuenta!” town hall forum in Wilmington, Delaware

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