For the ninth year in a row, the vast majority of Medicare beneficiaries report they're happy with their Part D plans--and for good reason! Medicare Part D enables millions of seniors to choose a prescription medication plan that fits their health needs and their budget. This means that older Americans can afford to take the medicines they need, when they need them, ensuring that they can maintain their health whether they're enjoying the summer sun or a cool fall day.
This month, Congress is enjoying a break from Capitol Hill for their August recess, but that doesn't mean you can't continue to advocate for policy change-- right in your own backyard. While our nation's policymakers spend some time in their home districts, here are three ways you can get involved and become an advocate for public policies that lead to safe, effective medicines: