Senior Citizens

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Applauds $854,147 in Federal Grant Funding to the Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) announced $854,147 in federal grant funding to the Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley. The grant, distributed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be used to support programs for those living with dementia in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Lowell. “Between the dedicated caregivers at the Elder Servic... Read more »

Trahan Announces $1.4 Million in Federal Funding for the Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc.

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LOWELL, MA - Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) announced $1,458,567 in federal grant funding for the Elder Services Of The Merrimack Valley, Inc. The funding is being distributed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration forCommunity Living. “The coronavirus pandemic has caused many in our community not to seek the care or treatment they need to treat their medical ... Read more »

Trahan Statement on Attorney General Investigation into Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) issued the following statement after Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced an investigation into Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley: “Life Care Centers of America knew how contagious and lethal this virus was when the first outbreak hit their Kirkland, Washington facility back in February. Nevertheless, over two months later, mo... Read more »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Recognizes Gardner Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Her Local Heroes Spotlight

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LOWELL, MA - Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) recognized the staff at Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in her Local Heroes Spotlight initiative for their outstanding commitment to keeping residents and staff safe from the spread of the coronavirus. As of May 14th, the facility's resident and staff populations have avoided a single case of COVID-19. “Gardner Rehabilitation and Nurs... Read more »

Trahan, State, and Littleton Officials Call for Transparency at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley

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LOWELL, MA – Yesterday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) led a request with State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Middlesex & Worcester District), State Representative James Arciero (D-2nd Middlesex), and the Littleton Board of Selectmen to Life Care Centers of America President Beecher Hunter calling for immediate transparency at the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley (LCC-NV). “As officials who repre... Read more »

Reps. Trahan, Kind, and Barragán Introduce Legislation to Ensure Free Coronavirus Testing for Seniors

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Washington, DC — This morning, Representatives Lori Trahan (MA-03), Ron Kind (WI-03), and Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) introduced legislation that will make testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) free for seniors who receive coverage through Medicare Advantage. “As the coronavirus pandemic worsens, families need our help now more than ever to cope with the impact. Being able to get tested for the cor... Read more »

Congresswomen Lori Trahan Hosts Congressman John Larson for Social Security Town Hall Meeting with Merrimack Valley Seniors

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HAVERHILL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) hosted Congressman John Larson (CT-01) for a Social Security Town Hall meeting with seniors in the Merrimack Valley to discuss the work Congress is doing to expand and strengthen Social Security and advocate for seniors. Congressman Larson serves as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee and is a national leader on... Read more »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan’s Provisions Supporting Massachusetts’ Seniors Included in Final Passage of Dignity in Aging Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the bipartisan Dignity in Aging Act (H.R. 4334) with Congresswoman Trahan’s support. This bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA) increases funding for vital programs that help aging Americans live independently and with dignity. The Older Americans Act (OAA), originally passed in 1965, is the prima... Read more »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Fights for Massachusetts Seniors During Education and Labor Markup

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Committee on Education and Labor passed the Dignity in Aging Act (H.R. 4334) with Congresswoman Trahan’s support. This bipartisan proposal to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA) increases funding for vital programs that help aging Americans live independently and with dignity. The Older Americans Act (OAA), originally passed in 1965, is the primary legislation tha... Read more »

Representative Lori Trahan and Mike Kelly’s Legislation to Incentivize Retirement Fund Enrollment for Small Business Employees Passes House

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan’s (D-MA-03) Small Employer Retirement Savings Auto-Enrollment Credit Act passed the House of Representatives as a part of the larger Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The Small Employer Retirement Savings Auto-Enrollment Credit Act was originally introduced by Representatives Trahan and Mike Kelly (R-PA-16) in Marc... Read more »