The Takeaway's Roundtable: Senior Health Care

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Yesterday afternoon President Obama held a town hall meeting with members of the AARP. His mission was to sell seniors on his plan to reform the nation's health care. He answered tough questions on insurance, prescriptions, and Medicare. To examine how health care reform could affect older Americans, The Takeaway talks to Reba Moon, a 61-year old small business owner in Alberton, Georgia; Gene Barratt, a 79-year old retiree in New York, and Dr. Leo Cooney, a Professor of Geriatrics at Yale University School of Medicine.

"The real issue for older people is the lack of integrated care, and what drives that problem is the lack of primary care physicians."
—Dr. Leo Cooney on problems with current health care

Guests:

Gene Barratt, Dr. Leo Cooney and Reba Moon

Hosted by:

Amy Holmes

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