Medicare is headed for a crisis. We’re not ready – but there’s still time | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - July 13, 2021
It is past time to shore up Medicare’s finances and reverse the drift toward its privatization.
How do we stop a slide into autocracy? By always remembering that facts matter | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - June 27, 2021
Autocratic governments use lies and propaganda to brainwash their citizens and perpetuate their rule.
And you get a shot! And you get a shot! After COVID, what next for state lotteries? | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - June 3, 2021
Maybe the incentive for a fair and progressive tax system in Pennsylvania is through the creation of a lottery for all Pennsylvania taxpayers.
How our post-truth age has made it easier for scammers targeting the elderly to flourish | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - May 18, 2021
It is troubling to contemplate the number of people who are susceptible to this kind of lie, which targets some of our most vulnerable.
My family’s long-term care story – and what it says about the challenges we all face | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - May 2, 2021
There's no one way to do it, but we need to do a better job of preparing families for the decisions that are coming.
Older drivers and Public Safety: Preserve their independence by improving public transit | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - April 15, 2021
Senior-friendly ride-sharing services, more neighborhood amenities, the potential for driverless cars – all offer alternatives that can help Pennsylvania’s growing older population avoid isolation.
Welcome to the 2021 Pa. budget hearings: New and big problems. The same tired conversation | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - March 10, 2021
Lawmakers have appeared more content to score partisan points than in addressing the real and underlying structural weaknesses laid bare by the pandemic.
Pa. once had a near-miss with Texas-sized deregulation. We have to remember our history and be on guard | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - February 25, 2021
We need to support and bolster the efforts of our Consumer Advocate in protecting Pennsylvanians from the excesses of the energy industry.
We can’t afford vaccine haves- and have-nots | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - February 1, 2021
The failures of 2020 are not an explanation for additional mistakes now occurring as we try to distribute vaccines.
Don’t say the Capitol riots weren’t us. They were. And we need a reckoning | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - January 13, 2021
The rioters' viewpoints are shared by large swaths of those who live in the United States.
The COVID-19 pandemic taught us brutal lessons in 2020. Will we heed them in 2021? | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - December 30, 2020
The question for the future will be whether the people who died of COVID-19, and the families who suffered, will be written off as a tragic consequence of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, or whether their sacrifice can lead to a better system.
A second look: Diving into Pa.’s State Plan on Aging | Ray E. Landis
By: Ray Landis - December 10, 2020
Here is a look at the highlights of what else Pennsylvania has determined are priorities for older Pennsylvanians over the next four years.