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Told he had won $10 million in a sweepstakes, an older man insisted that he was going to Florida to collect despite objections from his family and even an explanation from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office that he was being scammed. Read more»

Adriana Perez, a congressional health and aging policy fellow and assistant professor at Arizona State University’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation, said smaller events in 'grassroots settings' are good avenues to help older and Spanish-speaking people understand the Affordable Care Act.

With the health insurance marketplace created by the federal Affordable Care Act set to open in October, advocates are out to make sure that the message reaches Arizonans who are older or Spanish-speaking. Read more»

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