Assembly Passage Of Bill To Stop Higher Mid-Year Prescription Drug Costs A Good Start To #StopRxGreed

AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement in response to today’s New York State Assembly passage of a bill to prohibit health plans from changing out-of-pocket prescription drug costs and other terms on enrollees in the middle of their contract year: Continue Reading →

NYS Senate Takes Major Step For Utility Consumers To Establish Independent Advocate

AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement today on the New York State Senate’s passage of a bill to establish an independent utility consumer advocate from Harlem to the Hudson: Continue Reading →

NYC African American And Others Talk Retirement And AARP NY/Siena Survey In Harlem

seniors in harlemAARP New York and Siena College will release a new survey of New York City’s African American Generation Xers and Baby Boomers showing in stark and disturbing detail how the two generations are struggling to afford basic necessities, how unprepared they are for retirement costs and how little planning most have actually done. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Announce New Caregiver Law

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Today, Mayor de Blasio and New York City Commission on Human Rights Commissioner and Chair Carmelyn P. Malalis announce that new caregiver protections go into effect, protecting people with care giving responsibilities. Continue Reading →

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