Americans are struggling with rising prescription drug prices and AARP along with patients, hospitals, regulators and politicians are all raising their voices for change. In this presentation, we will focus on policy solutions that AARP supports at the Federal and state level and talk about actions that everyone can take to engage in the fight to lower the costs of prescription drugs.
Presented by: Ellen Archibald, Volunteer Legislative Advocate with AARP
Ellen Archibald grew up in Minneapolis and moved back as a retired attorney. She became an AARP MN volunteer legislative advocate in 2016, has represented AARP in speaking on Medicare and now works on AARP’s campaign against Rx Greed.
- Learn at least one approach to advocacy
- Gain an understanding of why drug prices are so high for older adults
- Identify policy solutions that support access to prescription drugs to older adults.