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Healthcare reform: What’s in it for our seniors?
Los Angeles Times

Healthcare reform has made seniors, by and large, uneasy. Older Americans heard the words “cuts” and “Medicare” in the same sentence and were more likely to believe healthcare reform would hurt — not help — them. Lost in the maelstrom of misinformation, however, is the reality that the newly passed legislation lays the groundwork for greatly improving the full continuum of healthcare services for seniors, which includes renovating our nation’s nonexistent long-term care system.