One of Next Avenue’s Influencers in Aging 2015, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) is chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging and has been shining a light on vital issues affecting older Americans through hearings and reports on the cost of prescription drugs; the financial exploitation of seniors; work in retirement; aging in place and other matters. Sen. Collins is currently serving her fourth term in the Senate.
What the Senator and the Aging Committee are doing to help
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