medicare http://wrvo.org en Dr. Sharon Brangman on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/dr-sharon-brangman-campbell-conversations <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Calibri; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">The American population is rapidly aging, and this has enormous implications for our health care system.&nbsp; Among other challenges, there are fewer workers contributing to Medicare and Medicaid, relative to the population using those programs.&nbsp; On this week’s edition of the Campbell Conversations, Grant Reeher talks with Geriatric specialist Dr. Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:47:00 +0000 Grant Reeher 51385 at http://wrvo.org Dr. Sharon Brangman on The Campbell Conversations Buerkle fields complaints and questions at mobile office hours http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-fields-complaints-and-questions-mobile-office-hours <p>Opponents of the Romney/Ryan budget plan took their complaints to the congressional mobile office hours of Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (R-Onondaga Hill) on Syracuse's south side yesterday.<br><br>They're worried about potential cuts in Social Security and Medicare. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 13:56:57 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25634 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle fields complaints and questions at mobile office hours Schumer speaks to DNC Wednesday http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-speaks-dnc-wednesday <p>U.S. Senator Charles Schumer will be one of the featured speakers Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.&nbsp; The senior senator from New York says the 2012 election offers voters a clear choice. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:22:09 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25497 at http://wrvo.org Owens works the senior vote in the North Country http://wrvo.org/post/owens-works-senior-vote-north-country <p>Rep. Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh) is making Medicare a big issue in his race with Republican Matt Doheny.<br><br>Senior citizens vote at higher rates than the rest of the population.&nbsp; So they’ll be key to the eventual winner of the North Country’s 21st Congressional district.&nbsp; And issues important to seniors, like health care law and Medicare, will take front stage until November.</p><p>Owens’ campaign has been ratcheting up the debate with Doheny on Medicare. Sat, 25 Aug 2012 12:00:01 +0000 David Sommerstein 24915 at http://wrvo.org Owens works the senior vote in the North Country Paul Ryan's impact on NY House races debated http://wrvo.org/post/paul-ryans-impact-ny-house-races-debated <p>Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney&rsquo;s choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate will impact New York&rsquo;s competitive House races. But whether the effect will be good or bad depends on who you talk to.<br /><br /> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 13:34:49 +0000 Karen DeWitt 24390 at http://wrvo.org Paul Ryan's impact on NY House races debated Maffei shows his support for Medicare http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-shows-his-support-medicare <p>Democrat Dan Maffei is using the 47th anniversary of Medicare to emphasize his support for the program that provides medical care for older Americans.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 20:02:59 +0000 Ellen Abbott 23396 at http://wrvo.org Jonathan Oberlander on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/jonathan-oberlander-campbell-conversations <p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt">If, like many Americans, you&rsquo;re worried about the future of Medicare, you&rsquo;ll want to listen closely to this conversation about the program and the contentious politics surrounding it.&nbsp; In a very information-rich interview, nationally recognized expert and University of North Carolina professor Jonathan Oberlander breaks down the elements of Medicare, the different proposals to change it, and explains why this huge&mdash;and popular&mdash;government program has become such a political lightning rod in recent years.&n Fri, 04 Nov 2011 22:12:00 +0000 Grant Reeher 8942 at http://wrvo.org Jonathan Oberlander on The Campbell Conversations