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Know Your Rights:

Know your rights under the Medicare Program. Keep current through the Medicare Rights Center (click below):

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Know About HealthLink's CDC Report:

Read or download executive summary of HealthLink's CDC report.

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Know Your Medications:

Concerned about the drugs you are taking? Be sure you know about their benefits and potential side affects.

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Community Service

HealthLink is also co-sponsored by the Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans.  The basic goal is to create community netwroking that has the dual goal of community activism and service.

Keep up with the latest News from Rhode Island (click below)

 RI-ARA link

 

RI-ARA and MA- ARA are  state affiliate members of the Alliance for Retired Americans, a nationwide organization founded in May 2001, with three million members working together to make their voices heard in the laws, policies, politics, and institutions that shape our lives.

National ARA has a history that goes back to the administration of John F. Kennedy. Its predecessor organization "National Council of Senior Citizens" was formed and sucessful in lobbying for the original passage of Medicare in 1965.

Email: Info@NewEnglandSenior.com

Mass. Alliance for Retired Americans Board Meeting

The meeting will be held:
Thursday Sept. 15, 2016 10:30 am
United Teachers of Lowell
169 Merrimack St., Lowell MA 01852

All are welcome to join us to share their ideas as to how to help our fellow retirees lead a life of fullfllment and security.


Drug coverage (Part D)

  Read about the 2 ways to get Medicare prescription drug coverage–either through adding a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D), or getting a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) such as an HMO or PPO that offers Medicare prescription drug coverage.
 

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                     Email: New England Senior

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The Physician, the Community and Health Care Reform 

Report by Dr. Joseph Boffa 

Since 2000 the Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans fostered HealthLink Wellness a program committed to reducing the risk of chronic disease among retirees by promoting health screening, health education and exercise. Its strategy has been to develop partnerships that engage the retiree through their social networking. Starting in 2010 we added a network of primary care physicians who provided medical back up for community based outreach efforts.

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