Attendees listen during a forum for senior citizens sponsored by the D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking at the Hattie Holmes Wellness Center in northwest D.C. on Feb. 7. (Courtesy of DISB)
Economy

D.C. Holds Housing Forum for Seniors, Faith Community

WASHINGTON INFORMER — The D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) recently held its first Elder Housing Resource Forum. […read more]

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Launched in May, the “Be the Difference. Vote,” campaign relies on studies that show voters 50 and older are the most reliable. (Photo: AARP)(Photo: AARP)
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AARP’s ‘Be the Difference. Vote.’ stresses the importance of voting in this year’s midterms

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “‘Be the Difference. Vote.’ is a non-partisan campaign whose goal is mobilizing African Americans voters — and all voters 50 and older — to exercise your power and vote,” says Edna Kane-Williams, the senior vice president of Multicultural Leadership at AARP. “Critical issues like Medicare, Social Security, prescription drugs and family caregiving are on the line and older voters need to show up and protect what they’ve earned.” […read more]

National

Social Security Changes Could Hurt Blacks Most

by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Social Security changes proposed by Obama could hurt African Americans more than other groups, a new report by the Center for Global Policy Solutions finds. In this fiscal year 2014 budget, President Obama proposes switching the Read More