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Washington Post: A Dizzying Tour of Medicare’s Drug Pricing Labyrinth

August 9, 2022

In light of the recent passing of the Inflation Reduction Act which allows Medicare to negotiate drug pricing, the Washington Post ran an article outlining just how complicated the current system is. Drug pricing is only one concern for those insured by Medicare. There are regular doctor visits, hospitalization, home health care, and other medical …

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JCA Connect-A-Ride Plays Vital Role in County’s Award-Winning Program

June 15, 2022

The Jewish Council for the Aging is excited to announce that Montgomery County’s Free COVID Taxi Rides Program which enables seniors and adults with disabilities obtain free rides for COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, and booster shots and pick up free masks and test kits won a national award. Our Connect-A-Ride program is a critical part of …

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Son of Former Kensington Clubs Member Shares His Murder Mystery Book

May 23, 2022

Book Details His Mother’s Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Decline Table Magazine Executive Editor Wayne Hoffman, whose mother participated in both Jewish Council for the Aging’s Kensington Clubs and Misler adult day care centers, gave an intriguing talk May 23 about his latest book that focuses on both his mother’s decline due to the effects of Alzheimer’s …

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