• You’re invited to Medicare’s 50th birthday party (7/21)

    Please join NCARA members as we celebrate Medicare’s 50th Anniversary with a special presentation on Common Sense Economics by Allen Freyer of the North Carolina Justice Center.

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  • REAL Retirement Security Now! Forum in Raleigh (CANCELLED)

    Join us this Thursday, February 19th at 9 AM at the Raleigh AFL-CIO headquarters for a forum and discussion on what real retirement security means to you and how you can help to make sure the President and the White House protect Social Security and Medicare. Free breakfast will be provided!

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  • CNBC gets schooled on Social Security

    Those who want to take away our safety nets don’t want you to see the video.

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  • Congress and the coming budget showdown

    After the election, Congress must decide between tax cuts for the richest 2% or jobs and economic security for the rest of us. We need to act now to make sure our members of Congress understand this – it is time for those whom America has done so right by to start doing right by America.

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  • Medicare and Medicaid 47 years later: still working for N.C.

    On Friday, July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Social Security Act of 1965, creating Medicare and Medicaid. Forty-seven years later, Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security are still working for the people of North Carolina.

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  • Reports on Social Security, Medicare no excuse for radicalism

    Predictable ‘sky is falling’ warnings from the right-wing that accompany these reports are part of a larger agenda to scare seniors and push extreme changes.

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  • Say “No” to Working ‘Til We Die at Rally April 28

    On April 28, join Congressman Brad Miller and others in Raleigh who are standing up against these attacks. We will demand: “Don’t Make Us Work ‘Til We Die. Hands off Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.”

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  • Health Reform Helps Working Families Care for Seniors

    Closing the Medicare Rx gap Jimmy Everage works at the Goodyear tire plant in Fayetteville, NC, and he is a member of Steelworkers Local 959. In this video, Jimmy shares the story of his mom, whose life savings were wiped out during his father’s losing battle with cancer and now lives on a fixed income […]

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  • Opponents Singing Same Old Tune from 1960s

    Center for Medicare Advocacy counters misinformation “Medicare IS Public Health Insurance” Americans over age 65 have had public health insurance for 44 years now, thanks to the leadership of President Lyndon Johnson and many courageous members of Congress who heard in 1965 the same lies told about health insurance reform today but chose to act […]

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