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Richard Fiesta
Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, is a member of the Democratic National Committee's Seniors Coordinating Council.

Entries by Richard Fiesta

Don't Let America's Seniors Go Bankrupt

(5) Comments | Posted February 19, 2015 | 10:37 AM

In 1958, Congress established the White House Conference on Aging, calling on the executive branch to bring together the public and experts to discuss the state of seniors in this country. The gathering now takes place every ten years, and this week the 2015 White House Conference on Aging kicks...

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Medicare: It's Only Getting Better with Age

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 10:26 AM

As President Obama spoke in Kansas City this week, it marked 49 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson was not far from the same spot. On July 30, 1965, at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, President Johnson signed Medicare into law and enrolled President Truman as...

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