Report: Premium Support For Medicare Would Boost Consumer CostA new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that a premium support payment system for Medicare, like Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, would cause nearly six in 10 Medicare recipients to pay higher premiums.
Opinion: Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior VoteObama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors' top concern is the economy's struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.
Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don't Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% ControversyRomney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.
Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President OfThe idea that 47 percent of Americans don't have "personal responsibility" or "care for their lives" is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney's standards.
New Miami-Dade Program Pairs Shelter Pets With SeniorsTwo county agencies have teamed up to implement a new program that provides lifelong companionship for independently living seniors while providing homes for abandoned dogs and cats.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Raising Medicare Age Would Cost $789M, Group SaysAn increase in the Medicare age would cost Florida and its residents $789 million a year, according to a report issued Thursday by Latinos for a Secure Retirement.
Social Security Benefits Expected To Rise In 2012Seniors are about to see something they haven’t seen in two years – a raise.
STD Contraction Among Florida's Seniors On The RiseAmong Americans 55 years and older, cases of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise. The problem is so bad, Medicare may soon add STD screenings as a covered benefit.
Big Spike Recorded In Older Drug, Alcohol Addicts Substance abuse treatment professionals are dealing with an influx of older addicts and bracing for even more. According to federal statistics, a remarkable shift in the number of older adults reporting substance abuse problems is making this scene more common.
Fed. Government Shutdown LoomsAs the final hours tick down to keep the government funded, President Barack Obama has started the process of shutting down the federal government. But, many parts of the government that impact Floridians will likely keep running.