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Susan Collins' Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Sr, Republican
Date Title
Oct. 27, 2016 Senators Collins, McCaskill Applaud Announcement of Major Legal Action AGainst 56 IRS Impersonation Scammers, 5 Call Centers Located in India
Oct. 18, 2016 Senator Collins Warns of Emerging Text Messaging Scam
Oct. 14, 2016 Senators Collins and King Applaud SEC Decision to Delay Proposal Requiring Investors to Opt In to Receive Financial Information in Paper Form
Oct. 11, 2016 Senator Collins Leads Discussion on Aging as Inaugural Speaker of "Dirigo Speaks,' Receives AARP's Congressional Award
Sept. 29, 2016 Resolutions Submitted Today
Sept. 21, 2016 Senate Finance Committee Passes Retirement Security Measures Championed by Senator Collins
Sept. 20, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Supporting the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act
Sept. 14, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Opening Statement on "Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits: What You Need to Know"
Sept. 12, 2016 Collins, McCaskill Request Additional Information on Wells Fargo's Illegal Practices
Sept. 9, 2016 Sens. Collins, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Assist Small Businesses in Offering Retirement Plans to Employees
Sept. 7, 2016 Senate Aging Committee Examines Recommendations to Address America's Retirement Crisis
Aug. 18, 2016 Senator Collins and Rep. Poliquin Urge Congress to Pass the Senior $afe Act, Legislation That Will Help Prevent Financial Fraud Targeting Seniors
Aug. 15, 2016 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Seniors Will No Longer Need Cell Phones to Access Social Security Accounts Online
Aug. 12, 2016 Senator Collins and Rep. Poliquin Urge Congress to Pass the Senior $afe Act, Legislation That Will Help Prevent Financial Fraud Targeting Seniors
Aug. 1, 2016 NIH States $414 Million in Additional FY 2018 Funding Needed for Alzheimer's Research
July 14, 2016 Senators Applaud Medicare Proposal to Implement HOPE for Alzheimer's Act
July 6, 2016 Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Act
July 1, 2016 The Right Care at the Right Time
July 1, 2016 Sens. Collins, Klobuchar Introduce Legislation to Expand Training and Support Services for Families and Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
July 1, 2016 Senator Collins Warns Seniors to Beware New Tactic in the IRS Scam: Ruthless Scammers Are Now Demanding Payment in the Form of Gift Cards
June 23, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging- "The Right Care at the Right Time: Ensuring Person - Centered Care for Individuals with Serious Illness," Opening Statement
June 23, 2016 Senators Collins, Whitehouse Hold Hearing on Care Models that Relieve Suffering, Respect Patients' Choices in the Face of Serious Illnesses
June 22, 2016 Following Senator Collins' Advocacy, Mainer Victimized by Drug Smuggling Scam Released from Spanish Prison
June 21, 2016 Bill Combatting Financial Exploitation of Seniors Gains Momentum
June 19, 2016 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Senator Collins' Provision to Protect Accessibility, Transparency of Financial Disclosures
June 16, 2016 Senate Unanimously Approves Collins, Blumenthal Resolution Recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 15, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Opening Statement on "Closing the Gap: Innovations to Promote Americans' Financial Securiy"
June 14, 2016 Mainer Victimized by Drug Smuggling Scam Released from Spanish Prison
April 7, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Support Social and Nutrition Services for Nearly 12 Million Seniors
April 6, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - "Finding a Cure: Assessing Progress Toward the Goal of Ending Alzheimer's by 2015"
April 1, 2016 Senators Collins, King Announce Release an Additional $335.5 Million in LIHEAP Funding
March 3, 2016 In Response to the Sudden, Aggressive Price Spikes of Decades-old Rx Drugs: Chairman Collins, Ranking Member McCaskill Introduce Legislation to Help Ensure Patient Access to Affordable Medication
Feb. 25, 2016 Senator Collins Underscores Importance of Combatting IRS Imposter Scam to Attorney General Lynch
Feb. 24, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Opening Statement of Susan Collins - "Opioid Use Among Seniors: Issues and Emerging Trends"
Feb. 22, 2016 Protecting our Seniors: Senate Aging Committee Unveils Comprehensive Guide to Fighting Fraud
Feb. 17, 2016 Senator Collins Unveils Comprehensive Guide to Fighting Fraud at AARP Maine in Portland
Feb. 12, 2016 Senate Aging Committee Announces Top 10 Frauds Targeting Our Nation's Seniors:
Feb. 10, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Collins, Hearing on "Do You Know What Is in Your Suitcase? How Drug Traffickers Are Deceiving Seniors to Smuggle Contraband."
Jan. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Greater Investment in Alzheimer's Research
Jan. 22, 2016 The Washington Post - Sen. Susan Collins Talks About Fighting Scams Aimed at Retirees
Dec. 8, 2015 Senate Passes Collins-Baldwin RAISE Family Caregivers Act
Oct. 21, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Ageing Special Committee - Openign Statement of Sen. Collins, Hearing on Virtual Victims: When Computer Tech Support Becomes a Scam.
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Oct. 2, 2015 Preventing Falls Among our Nation's Seniors
Aug. 28, 2015 Sound the Alarm: Fraud Hotline Shines Light on Scams Targeting Seniors
Aug. 14, 2015 Caring for our Caregivers
July 22, 2015 New GAO Report Finds Serious Vulnerabilities to Waste and Fraud with Medicare Provider List
July 17, 2015 Senate Passes Older Americans Act, Bipartisan Legislation to Support Social and Nutrition Services for Nearly 12 Million U.S. Seniors
July 16, 2015 Older Americans Act
July 16, 2015 Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015
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