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Friday, February 22, 2019

Social Security Chained CPI: How much would you lose?

By Linda F. Fitzgerald One million Massachusetts residents age 65 and over receive Social Security. While the average annual benefit of $14,200 is less than...

Bay State’s 50+ population a source of significant buying power

By Mike Festa Just how much economic activity in Massachusetts is generated by people over age 50? Business owners and others might be surprised: Across...

Election 2012: Don’t Stand on the Sidelines

By: Linda F. Fitzgerald Election season is upon us. And, this year, for older Americans and our families, the ballot on Nov. 6 is more...

Are you in? Join the fight to protect Medicare and Social Security

By Deborah E. Banda As the temperature heats up this summer, so does the fight to protect Medicare and Social Security. By the beginning of...

Credit freeze bill clears the senate

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts S.B. 2455: An Act Removing Fees for Security Freezes and Disclosures of Consumer Credit Reports Consumers are now one...

PRIDE comes in all ages: LGBT community needs support

By Michael E. Festa The early days of June are always a wonderfully vibrant time in Boston. It’s when we celebrate PRIDE week. AARP staff...

Social Security helps keep the economy healthy and vibrant

By Michael E. Festa There’s been a lot of talk about Social Security, but one thing that hasn’t come up in the conversation is the...

Long-term care scorecard shows progress: More needed for caregivers

By Michael E. Festa Massachusetts ranks 18th nationwide for meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, but more must be done, at a greatly...

Technology can help reduce social isolation among seniors

By Michael E. Festa Isolation — due to the death of a spouse, loss of friends and companions, and distance away from loved ones—puts millions...

Medicare open enrollment: What you need to know

By Mike Festa For those with Medicare, October marks the beginning of the yearly Medicare open enrollment period, which officially begins on Oct. 15 and...
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