Single Payer/Hudson Valley Group

July 31, 2010

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The Single Payer/Hudson Valley group meets bi-monthly at various locations in the Hudson Valley area to review the latest updates in health care reform, and to plan single payer activities in the area.

For more information: please contact Ruth Molloy: rmcfood61@live.com

Capital Region/Hudson Valley Regional Conference

July 30, 2010

Great photos, courtesy of Alice Brody, from our May 15, 2010, conference in Albany:

View here.

Celebrate Medicare’s 45th Anniversary – July 30th and 31st!

July 25, 2010

Single Payer Activists: Let’s Celebrate Medicare’s 45th And Urge Legislators to “Go All The Way” With Expanded and Improved Medicare for All

Join in celebrating 45 Years of Medicare – and call for Medicare for All.

Groups across New York State – and the Country – are organizing events this Friday and Saturday to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Medicare – and to continue to push for a single payer, improved and expanded Medicare for All program. Events are planned for NYC, Albany, Rochester, Ithaca, Syracuse, and New Paltz. Read more

Palliative Care: Coordinated, comprehensive care to reduce pain and suffering for anyone who is given a life-threatening or life-altering diagnosis

July 23, 2010

by Bev Alves

During our lifetime, many of us will face life-threatening or life altering illnesses or injuries, or perhaps we will watch those we love face them.  Everyone is going to pass from this world (hopefully to a better place).  We need a system in place that can provide support, guidance and direction to those who are facing these challenges. This system is called palliative care. Read more