Bernie Sanders

Proposal for full LTC coverage

Proposal for full LTC coverage

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Congressional lawmakers have introduced a bill to launch a single-payer healthcare system that would include universal long-term care coverage.

Senate bill seeks to empower long-term care ombudsmen, strengthen eldercare workforce

Senate bill seeks to empower long-term care ombudsmen, strengthen eldercare workforce

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Senate lawmakers are seeking to strengthen and expand the long-term care ombudsman program and boost the eldercare workforce through a bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act of 1965. The measure was unveiled Thursday by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and is co-sponsored by 14 Democratic senators.

Vermont decides not to recoup some seniors' Medicare Part D rebate checks

Some low-income seniors in Vermont received good news Monday: State officials said they are giving up in their attempt to collect the $250 Medicare Part D rebate checks.