Navigation Links
National Council on Aging Launches Straight Talk for Seniors
Date:3/15/2010

Campaign, Publication Offer Fact, not Spin

CHICAGO, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health reform debate has exposed older adults to a barrage of political spin and scare tactics, leaving many confused and worried about the future of Medicare. As a result, most seniors do not believe they are getting unbiased and comprehensive information about how health care reform will affect them.

Now the National Council on Aging (NCOA) is launching a consumer education campaign, Straight Talk for Seniors, laying out the facts about the health reform plan, explaining what it would mean for Medicare, and helping seniors weigh the pros and cons so they can make up their own minds.

The initial centerpiece of the campaign is a two-page fact sheet, Straight Talk for Seniors on Health Reform, designed for the older adult reader. NCOA President and CEO James P. Firman will announce the initiative, release the fact sheet, and make himself available to the media during NCOA's Aging in America 2010 confe
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Council on Aging
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. International study strengthens case for daily calcium pill
2. Yakima Health Care Leader Tapped for Leadership Post at National Association
3. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
7. National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), the Largest Insurance Subrogation Association in the World - Announced Today that Leslie Wiernik has Joined the Organization as Director of Education
8. 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening of New Allenwood, PA National Model Detox Center
9. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
10. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
11. National Patient Safety Foundation Partners with Vocera Communications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... Lighthouse Payment Services Inc ., ... it will exhibit its image-based lockbox services at the ... convention in beautiful Lake Placid, New York from ... be held at the Lake Placid Convention Center and ... options in addition to a variety of vendors exhibiting ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... CT (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Do brands ... International is about to shed some light on the topic ... to members of the Brand Activation Association and ... marketing company polled hundreds of consumers to learn what types ... biggest impact on influencing a potential buying decision. While the ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Beginning in September, K9 Dog Park ... an interactive, fun way for daycare dogs to learn and ... Dog Park Doggy Daycare clients who bring their dogs into ... Clients will be able to watch their dogs compete through ... compete in D.O.G. will win prizes as will the trainers ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... one of the leading purveyors of real and synthetic hair wigs, ... all its products, for the coming Labor Day. , People searching ... hair products in two ways: when they spend more than ... code LABOR10; while when they spend more than $299, they can ... coupon code is needed when securely checkout, there are about 50 ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study ... to men making the best decisions about how to treat ... aren,t well educated about their disease have a much more ... that could negatively impact the quality of their care and ... wake-up call for physicians, who can use the findings to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CRN Set To Release Poll Results On What Marketing Tactics Prompt Consumers To Buy 2Health News:K9 Dog Park Announces Launch Of Daycare Olympic Games – D.O.G. 2Health News:K9 Dog Park Announces Launch Of Daycare Olympic Games – D.O.G. 3Health News:K9 Dog Park Announces Launch Of Daycare Olympic Games – D.O.G. 4Health News:UniWigs Is Offering A Big Sale for Labor Day on All Its Products 2Health News:Men who are uneducated about their prostate cancer have difficulty making good treatment choices 2Health News:Men who are uneducated about their prostate cancer have difficulty making good treatment choices 3
... colleagues from the Institute of Child Health will be studying ... The study will focus on the changes in their brain ... identify and understand the problems in their brain which could ... study is being funded by the Action Medical Research, UK. ...
... grow and currently affects more that 18 million ... need for alternative diabetes therapies with earlier more ... of insulin by the lung may provide an ... alternative insulin delivery systems must meet certain pharmacokinetic ...
... as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is a sad ... and mortality associated with breast cancer//, very few men and ... risk factors and what is to be done in case ... Lauder, founder and president of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, ...
... Los Angles have taken a major step forward in the ... the development of prostate cancer in animals//. ,The antibody ... and according to Dr. Robert E. Reiter, a professor of ... study's senior author it tells the cancer that it is ...
... known to express endogenous peptide antibiotics called defensins, ... active against bacteria, fungi and viruses//. ... of Nature, describes plectasin-the first defensin to be ... nigrella. Plectasin has primary, secondary and tertiary structures ...
... the deadly HIV/AIDS is accelerating in China with 126,808 ... patients, according to latest health reports//. Experts estimate that ... 80,000 AIDS patients. ,This is considerably higher than the ... over a margin of 19,818. In addition, the patients ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Research To Study Brain Changes In Premature Births 2Health News:HIIP- A Novel Inhaled Insulin Delivery System As An Alternative To Injectable Insulin Therapy 2Health News:Mushroom found to be a source of a new antibiotic: Plectasin 2
(Date:8/26/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 Higher ... insurance are fuelling the demand for medical devices ... rise of medical tourism, the inflow of patients ... The market will continue its steady ascent as ... age-related and non-communicable diseases, compelling significant investments in ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... plc (NYSE: ACT ), a leading global specialty ... and President of Actavis, will provide an overview and update ... Conference 2014 in New York, NY . ... presentation will take place on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at ... 109 East 42 nd Street, New York, ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... -- Research and Markets  has announced the addition ... report to their offering. Intranasal drug ... administration of drugs for the treatment of local diseases ... and non-allergic rhinitis and sinusitis. The nose is considered ... and systematic drug delivery. Continuous technological ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Frost & Sullivan: Change in Demographics and Surge in Domestic Manufacturing Drive Asia-Pacific Medical Devices Market 2Frost & Sullivan: Change in Demographics and Surge in Domestic Manufacturing Drive Asia-Pacific Medical Devices Market 3Frost & Sullivan: Change in Demographics and Surge in Domestic Manufacturing Drive Asia-Pacific Medical Devices Market 4Actavis to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 2014 2Global Intranasal Drug Delivery Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Becton, Dickinson and Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson and Novartis 2Global Intranasal Drug Delivery Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Becton, Dickinson and Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson and Novartis 3
... Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI ) announced today the publication ... of tamoxifen on estrogen receptor beta (ERb) gene regulation. ... in Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, demonstrate that tamoxifen inhibits ... breast cancer cell proliferation. , "Tamoxifen has been ...
... , BEIJING, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ ... "the Company") a leading manufacturer, developer,and distributor of Shengmingsu ... of China (PRC), today announced that the Company consummated,the ... of October,16, 2009. , Yongye ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Bionovo Announces Publication of Data on Potential Increase in Breast Cancer Risk Due to the Inhibitory Effect of Tamoxifen Treatment on Estrogen Receptor Beta 2Bionovo Announces Publication of Data on Potential Increase in Breast Cancer Risk Due to the Inhibitory Effect of Tamoxifen Treatment on Estrogen Receptor Beta 3Yongye International Announces Completion of Restructuring 2Yongye International Announces Completion of Restructuring 3
... with ease of use make the OM-5 ... Ideal for office or hospital-based urodynamics, the ... cystometry, leak point pressure, or urethral pressure ... make the OM-5 flexible enough to meet ...
Windows-Based Urodynamics for Fast and Straightforward. Testing For Clinics Where Logic and Efficiency are at a Premium...
... The Corkscrew FT II (fully threaded) ... anchor designed to be inserted flush with ... strength and anchor stability. The full thread ... suture anchors with protruding eyelets. Especially advantageous ...
... (fully threaded) is a 5.5 mm diameter ... flush with the cortical bone surface to ... fully threaded design substantially improves pull-out strength ... The fully threaded design prevents anchor pull-back ...
Medicine Products: