As our population ages, we must ensure all seniors have access to the support and care they need to live independent, healthy lives. In order to keep the promises our country has made, we must keep Social Security and Medicare strong and stable for today’s seniors and future generations.
I will keep fighting to protect and strengthen Medicare and Social Security — and I will always oppose proposal to privatize or weaken these entitlements. I strongly support efforts to care for vulnerable seniors and to keep elderly Americans out of poverty, including through programs like Meals on Wheels.
More on Seniors
Washington, DC – Today, the offices of Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) and Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) are at Cub Foods in Bloomington, MN to highlight the work of local nonprofit Store-to-Door and the problem of hunger among Minnesota seniors.
On March 23, 2010, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law historic health care reform legislation: the Affordable Care Act. At the two-year anniversary of this landmark law, new data demonstrates the benefits that the law has already provided to seniors, young adults, small businesses, and many others in Congresswoman McCollum's district. As a result of the law:
CONTACT: Rep. Betty McCollum - Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 or Maria.Reppas@mail.house.gov
Bill makes it easier for homebound seniors to purchase food and medicines