Center for Medicare Advocacy Co-Sponsors Tele-Town Hall With President Obama & Sec’y Sebelius

June 3, 2010 at 9:12 pm Leave a comment


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June 3, 2010

President Obama to Join Seniors for Tele-Town Hall Meeting on Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON—On Tuesday morning, June 8, President Barack Obama will participate in a national tele-town hall meeting at the Holiday Park Multipurpose Senior Center in Wheaton, Maryland with senior citizens to discuss the Affordable Care Act and efforts to combat senior scams and fraud in advance of the first mailing of the $250 “donut hole” rebate checks.   In addition to attendees at the Senior Center, seniors across the country will be able to participate in the town hall meeting by phone.  The President will be joined at the town hall meeting by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and representatives of the following organizations:



AFSCME Retirees

Alliance for Retired Americans

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

American Federation of Teachers Program on Retirement and Retirees

American Postal Workers Union Retirees Department

B’nai B’rith International

Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.

Communications Workers of American Retiree Division

Easter Seals

Families USA

International Union of Painters & Allied Trades – IUPAT

Medicare Rights Center

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

National Association of State Units on Aging

National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs

National Association of State Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs

The National Caucus and Center on Black Aged 

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

National Council on Aging

NCCNHR – The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

OWL- The Voice of Midlife and Older Women


Service and Advocacy for GLBT Elders

Workers United

These organizations – which together represent over 40 million seniors across the country — will be organizing satellite town hall meetings across the country to dial in and participate in the President’s event, which will be broadcast live on C-SPAN.  A detailed list of meeting locations will be released in the coming days.

Entry filed under: Health Care, Health Care Reform, Medicare.

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