Until you've lived on a fixed income, like my husband and I do, you just don't get how tough it is. The plans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are proposing for a voucher program would make it even harder.
A lot of seniors would be very confused by having to shop around for insurance coverage. You have to know what an insurance plan is covering — it's not just about the monthly premium. Private insurers will select the healthier and younger seniors – leaving Medicare to take on the more expensive patients. The Romney-Ryan plan would make access to care more difficult for seniors when they need it the most.
President Obama has strengthened Medicare since he took office, and I’m standing with him. Get the facts on what's at stake on November 6th.