Post Tagged with: "senior citizens"

A Future Fraught with Tension

A Future Fraught with Tension

It is hard to conceive how any society can flourish in the long-term without a well-balanced, multigenerational demographic and a culture that supports it. With our increasingly aging population, self-centered attitudes, high rates of abortion, and low birth rates, you can bet that our future will be fraught with tension and that the gap between the Boomers and the younger generations will widen in more ways than one.

Read more ›
SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Get More for Your Money

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Get More for Your Money

So many senior citizens tell me about their money troubles that I’m always on the lookout for ways that seniors can make or save money. So, when I had chance to attend the REI EXPO in Schaumburg recently, I did so. I was not disappointed. I have been to many expos and seminar events. The REI EXPO was the best organized and best managed seminar event that I have ever attended. It was organized by REI EXPO from Kansas City, Missouri

Read more ›
60 Plus Warning About ObamaCare

60 Plus Warning About ObamaCare

Recently, I attended a meeting at which representatives of 60 Plus warned how the “Obamacare” health reform law will hurt senior citizens all around America. They explained that $500 billion was cut from Medicare to spend on other things that don’t benefit senior citizens, as well as informed about the new tax on medical devices that senior citizens and handicapped people usually buy, and that the new medical device tax will cause almost 25,000 people to lose jobs at medical device manufacturers throughout America.

Read more ›
AARP’s Liberal Bent

AARP’s Liberal Bent

Once called the American Association of Retired Persons, the AARP is the largest grassroots organization nationwide with over 38 million members. The organization is incredibly politically active. Since 2007, AARP board members have given almost exclusively to Democrats, with more than 97 percent of donations going to Democrat candidates and left-leaning causes, totaling over $22,000. None was given to Republican candidates during that time.

Read more ›