HEALTH CARE UPDATE:

MA Legislature failed to pass Healthcare Reform Bill -- ignoring the many changes urgently needed by residents of Massachusetts. 

What does this mean for seniors in Massachusetts? It means that the legislature failed to pass the "Bridge the Gap" to Affordable Senior Healthcare proposal that would allow over 70,000 "near-poor" seniors relief from having to choose between food, rent, and medical expenses. This was a huge missed opportunity, but we aren't giving up. Join us in the fight for equitable and affordable healthcare for seniors!

Fact sheet on this proposal →

More info on our Health Care Campaign →

April 2018 — check out our Cambridge-Somerville chapter leading the way on affordable senior healthcare! They hosted one of 4 recent MSAC healthcare forums to build community momentum to “Bridge the Gap”!


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Commonwealth Magazine

Jan 29, 2019: Commonwealth Magazine coverage of our lobby day where several MSAC members shared their stories of having to choose between health care and other basic necessities. Elder economic insecurity has reached a point of crisis in Massachusetts, and seniors are saying, "Enough!"


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Massachusetts Senior Action Council is a statewide, grassroots, senior-run organization that empowers its members to collectively address key public policy and community issues that affect their health and well-being.

 

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