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October 2019 State Scam Alerts
October 4, 2019
October is National Cyber Security Month and there are three keys to staying safe online: Own it, Secure it, and Protect it. The “it” is your digital profile –  the personal things about yourself that you put online.  Living in the digital age means putting a lot of personal information online like your home address, where you work, family members, and much more. Keeping that information safe requires a bit of work. First, you need to own itby understanding what you’re putting out there (such as what you’re posting on social media). Next, you have to secure itwith strong passwords or using a password manager and enabling two-step authentication where available. Lastly, you need to protect itby staying current with the latest security updates on your devices and using Public Wi-Fi safely. Learn more at staysafeonline.org. ... read more »
Another 100 million consumers at Risk from Capital One Bank Data Breach
August 8, 2019
A second major disclosure of major consumer data breach was announced on July 29 by Capital One Bank. That same day, the FBI arrested a suspect was charged with stealing the personal information on March 22 and 23. The apparent focus of the financial theft was credit card applications filed with the bank between 2005-2019. ... read more »
NATION’S LARGEST LONG TERM CARE UNION WELCOMES APRIL VERRETT AS ITS NEW PRESIDENT
January 8, 2019
The members of SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Local 2015, the nation’s largest long term care union representing over 385,000 home care and nursing home workers throughout California, are celebrating the new year with the start of April Verrett as their President. ... read more »
Exclusive One-on-One Interview Congresswoman Waters Will Not Be Silenced 
November 1, 2018
Waters denounces indiscriminate racist killings of Blacks in the U.S., the horrific massacre of Jewish victims in Pennsylvania synagogue and attempted pipe bomb assassinations sent to her and several democratic colleagues. ... read more »
New Treatment Eases Pain of Sickle Cell Disease
September 27, 2018
The devastating impact of sickle cell disease is well documented in the African American community. The inherited blood disorder, which occurs in approximately one in 500 Black children, can result in various complications such as pain, anemia, swelling, infection and stroke.  ... read more »
The Path to Health Care for All
July 19, 2018
Universal health coverage will be an important topic of discussion in the run-up to the mid-term elections this November ... read more »
Estelle Van Meter Multipurpose Senior Center: A One-Stop Shop for the CD 9 Community
March 15, 2018
Councilman Price recently secured a historic, annual budget allocation of about $500,000 for the center in Council District 9 ... read more »
Eligible for the Medicare Special Enrollment Period? Here are 5 Tips for Selecting Health Coverage before the Deadline
December 21, 2017
The federal government has announced a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for people with Medicare impacted by the fires in California and who live (or did live at the time of the disaster) in impacted areas where the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared an emergency or major disaster. ... read more »
5 Tips for Selecting Your Medicare Coverage before Dec. 7 Deadline
November 16, 2017
The Dec. 7 annual enrollment deadline is quickly approaching ... read more »
AARP launches Faith-Based Initiative Tool Kit for African-American Clergy and Lay Leaders
September 24, 2017
The survey also implied that as adults aged, they became less involved in religious/spiritual activities. ... read more »
Help Stop the U.S. Senate from Killing Medicare/Medicaid and Canceling Coverage for 22 Million Americans
June 29, 2017
The United States Senate is attempting this week to ramp through passage of an Affordable Health Care Bill aimed at undoing the Obama Care Health protection for millions of Americans. The Senate Bill which held no public hearings, would cut Medicare/Medicaid by making one time (block grant) payments to the state which would reduce available healthcare for millions of Americans and older Americans in particular. ... read more »
Americans Spend Almost $10,000 Each Year on Health Insurance 
December 14, 2016
Health care spending in the United States grew at a rate of 5.8 percent last year and reached $3.2 trillion, or $9,990 per person, based on new analysis from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Baltimore. ... read more »
Are You Eligible for New Medicare Benefits? Find Out Today
November 30, 2016
Whether you have Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan, you’ll still have many of the same benefits and security you have now ... read more »
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