Debbie Scott
Debbie Scott

I feel so sorry for the elderly, they are treated so bad, there meds are so expensive. I know how much my meds cost and if I was on SS I could not do it either. I wish the Government would understand that when each SS is so different in the amounts for people, one might be fine, and the other 100 are scraping buy. And some don't eat enough and its because they just can't afford it. Its appalling for the US Government to do this to our Elderly. So give them a 3 yr raise, and make it a good...

I feel so sorry for the elderly, they are treated so bad, there meds are so expensive. I know how much my meds cost and if I was on SS I could not do it either. I wish the Government would understand that when each SS is so different in the amounts for people, one might be fine, and the other 100 are scraping buy. And some don't eat enough and its because they just can't afford it. Its appalling for the US Government to do this to our Elderly. So give them a 3 yr raise, and make it a good one. Obama care already will limit them to 2 hospital stays a mo. So Pay them so they can eat and have there meds and a roof over their heads.

Cynthia Arrington
Cynthia Arrington

I'm a senior

Crystal Zander
Crystal Zander

This has to stop! Not raising our elderly's SS income is a disgrace to the USA and its POTUS! Which is the reason it is happening.
I too, have done home health care and it brings tears to my eyes watching the elderly go without and eat such small portions of unhealthy meals because they cannot afford more.
No wonder the elderly have heart attacks and strokes so early after their retirement years... THEY ARE VIABLE HUMAN BEINGS THAT DESERVE MORE AND DESERVE OUR LOVE AND RESPECT!

Shirley A Taylor
Shirley A Taylor

Because I am "existing" solely on social security, and god knows my costs have risen appreciably.

Rose Miller
Rose Miller

Senators and Represenatives get raises so why shouldn't the Seniors on Social Security!

Shirley Suzann Smoot
Shirley Suzann Smoot

Soon I will need a living arrangement for myself. It is scarey....God bless.

Chazmal Miller
Chazmal Miller

..., I too will be a senior one day......

Davie E. Hodge
Davie E. Hodge

iT'S A shame they have worked so hard most of their life , scraped , try to save only to be betrayed by our BY greed! SHAME!

Randy Walden
Randy Walden

I've seen it as a home health nurse. She raised a family in a small home built in the 1940s on the GI Bill right after WW II. She and her husband ran a restaurant for 50 years, paid taxes, and employed a hundred people over the years. Now the kids are all gone, the husband long since passed away. The home is now in a run down neighborhood with no real value other than the fact that it's her home for the last 70+ years. The yard full of brats next door all belong to a welfare mom who...

I've seen it as a home health nurse. She raised a family in a small home built in the 1940s on the GI Bill right after WW II. She and her husband ran a restaurant for 50 years, paid taxes, and employed a hundred people over the years. Now the kids are all gone, the husband long since passed away. The home is now in a run down neighborhood with no real value other than the fact that it's her home for the last 70+ years. The yard full of brats next door all belong to a welfare mom who refuses to work and pay taxes because she feels she is owed something from society. Never mind she's never done anything to deserve the sense of entitlement she holds. She brings home a carload of groceries every month courtesy of the taxes paid by this elderly woman who can no longer afford her medication if she wants to eat. She isn't eligible for assistance because she owns a house. Yes, a ramshackle run down house that's 3/4 of a century old and worth nothing on the market but the state says she owns "tangible property" and therefore is not eligible. She could sell the home and move into an apartment, but then she would have to figure out how to pay rent. It's enough that she can barely pay the few hundred dollars in property taxes each year. Now, as her home health nurse, I have to tell her that she is no longer eligible for services because of a technicality in Medicare home care laws. She's in her 90s and if it wasn't for a younger sister (in her 70s) who helps out she would be unable to live in the home.

Amy Perry
Amy Perry

I agree strongly with you Toni Furnace Randall, Seniors have paid their way in their lifetime. I think they should not have to pay taxes also and they should have a lot more benefits for the Seniors to be comfortable once retired.

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