Every fall for more than a decade, American seniors have the opportunity to enroll in a health care program that truly delivers results: Medicare Part D. During Part D open enrollment, which began last week and runs through December 7th, our nation's seniors can choose from a myriad of available prescription coverage plans, picking one that will help them stay healthy in 2015 and for years to come.
Last week's Digital Advocacy Institute conference focused on the digital tools and tips that enable you to take your advocacy to the next level. While I left inspired by so many people and excited by the many things I'd learned, these three things really stood out.
In 1990, Congress declared the first full week of October Mental Illness Awareness Week. In any given year, 1 in 4 American adults struggles with mental illness--that's approximately 61.5 million people annually. By gaining a better understanding of the impact that mental health issues have on both individuals and the health care system, you too can change the future of mental health care.