Posts Tagged ‘ seniors support medicare and social security ’

SENIORS AND YOUNGER GENERATIONS ARE ALL FAMILY

Apr 14th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Misconceptions About Social Security A new attempt was made recently to pit younger people against the Baby Boomers and seniors receiving Social Security and Medicare benefits. In the April issue of Esquire, Stephen Marche wrote an article, “The War Against Youth,” in which he says “…the recession didn’t gut the prospects of American young people.  [...]



Preserving Medicare, a Matter of Arithmetic

May 14th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Paul Krugman wrote an Op Ed in the New York Times on May 12 that is hard to argue with.  His logic just makes sense.// Freshmen congressmen/women’s attempts to dismantle Medicare will backfire on them.  This is a summary of Krugman’s points: Services for senior citizens (Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security) constitute the greatest bulk of federal [...]