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News and information from the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging on behalf of Ranking Member .
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Senator Bob Casey Jan 15
The Trump Admin is threatening to veto my bipartisan bill, the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act passing through the House today, claiming it will “nullify decades of judicial precedent” Just a thought: Maybe workplace discrimination shouldn’t be our precedent?
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DemsOnAging Jan 8
Too many older Americans aren’t being given a fair shot in the workforce due only to their age. This bill by will ensure older Americans have the tools to fight back against any age discrimination & I urge swift passage by the House. Thank you for your support !
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DemsOnAging Dec 19
Great news: The TRACED Act passed the Senate and is on its way to be signed into law! This bipartisan legislation, co-sponsored by ranking member , will crack down on illegal robocalls and help protect seniors from falling victim to phone scams.
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DemsOnAging Dec 19
This morning, one person was murdered and two were injured after shots were fired at a senior living complex in RI. Yet again, one of our Nation’s most vulnerable populations is being affected by our gun violence epidemic. There has to be more we can do.
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Abbie Bennett Nov 6
.: 78 percent of veterans report receiving a scam attempt related to their veteran status. That number should be zero.
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CSPAN Nov 6
. hearing on Protecting Veterans from Scams - LIVE on C-SPAN3
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DemsOnAging Nov 6
Replying to @SenBobCasey
.: “It is unconscionable to me that someone would stoop so low as to steal money from someone who agreed to sacrifice so much for our country."
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DemsOnAging Nov 6
Replying to @SenBobCasey
.: “And, when we learn of barriers to [Veterans’] benefits, we must work to overcome those barriers. That’s why I’m fighting so hard to hold the Department of Veterans Affairs accountable for providing every Veteran access to information about their VA benefits.”
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DemsOnAging Nov 6
Replying to @SenBobCasey
Ranking member opening statement: “Here in the Senate and the Congress overall, we have the opportunity and the ability to demonstrate that we are worthy of [Veterans’] valor by ensuring Veterans receive every single benefit that they are owed and more.”
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DemsOnAging Nov 6
Replying to @DemsOnAging
Witnesses include LaVerne Foreman of Herndon, PA, a U.S. Air Force & Army Reserve Veteran who fell subject to a fake Veterans’ charity scam. Foreman will detail what occurred when con artists contacted him, convinced him to give a monetary donation & stole money from his account
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DemsOnAging Nov 6
HAPPENING SOON: The Senate Special Committee on Aging will hold a hearing entitled Veteran Scams: Protecting Those Who Protected Us. Watch it live here:
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Senator Bob Casey Nov 5
In 2017, 78% of Veterans reported receiving a scam attempt related to their Veteran status. Tomorrow will hold an important hearing on Veteran Scams: Protecting Those Who Protected Us.
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DemsOnAging Oct 30
TONIGHT: joined for a tele-town hall to discuss the rising cost of prescription drugs. We must do more to address these obscene costs, including allowing Medicare to negotiate prices & ensuring Americans aren’t paying more than people in other countries.
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Brain Injury Assoc. Oct 24
The Committee released The Falls Prevention: Solutions to Better Support Seniors report. It contains information about resources and evidence-based falls prevention programs.
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DemsOnAging Feb 14
Today, , , , introduced a bill to protect older workers from age discrimination. Read more here:
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DemsOnAging Feb 6
Happening Now: hosting a hearing on security. Watch Live:
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DemsOnAging 16 Jan 19
WATCH NOW: hearing on fighting elder fraud.
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The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 12 Dec 18
Thank you and recipients of the Award of Excellence presented by co-conveners and Past President Michelle Saunders
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DemsOnAging 28 Nov 18
Happening Now: giving his opening statement on ways to improve the guardianship system and protect . Watch the hearing live here:
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DemsOnAging 28 Nov 18
TODAY at 2:30pm: to hold hearing on America's guardianship system and how to protect seniors. Watch here:
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