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NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
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Category Archives: Income Network Alert
NCLC WEBINAR: Medical Debt: Overview of New IRS Regulations and Industry Best Practices
Free NCLC Webinar When: March 4, 2015 at 2 p.m – 3 p.m. EDT This webinar will present an overview of the IRS final regulations governing financial assistance and collection policies of nonprofit hospitals. The regulations require nonprofit hospitals to … Continue reading
Supreme Court’s Unanimous Decision on Jesinoski is a Big Win for Homeowners
(1/26/2015) More than 80% of older adults own their home and many are at risk or have lost their home to foreclosure due to predatory mortgage lending practices. The right to rescind a mortgage loan under the Truth in Lending …
New House Amendment Could Threaten Social Security and Disability Benefits
(1/13/2015) Last week the House of Representatives approved a rule that prohibits any legislation that would reallocate funds between the Social Security Administration’s Old Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) and its Disability Insurance (DI) programs.
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence announce webinar series: Abuse in Later Life
(1/7/2015) The National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence have created a 5-part webinar series on Abuse in Later Life for civil attorneys, legal advocates and others who …
Income Network Alert – Extreme Poverty for Older Women and Men Increasing
(08/20/2014) Nearly half of all seniors or about 19.9 million are considered economically vulnerable, meaning they live on income less than two times the supplemental poverty threshold. Other facts about seniors in poverty are just as bleak with extreme poverty …
Income Network Alert – Poverty Among Seniors Disproportionately Affects Women
(08/19/2014) Today, of the 15 percent of seniors living in poverty according to the Supplemental Poverty Measure, a disproportionate number are women and people of color. The Supplemental Poverty Measure more accurately accounts for the cost of living for seniors; …