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  • How to Protect Senior Voters From Fraudulent and Deceptive Voting Practices

    Association of Mature American Citizens|Oct 27, 2022

    "If there was ever a senior-centric election cycle, it's this year's midterm elections; older Americans will win big or lose. It is critical that the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population, senior citizens, protect their rights, particularly their voting rights," says Rebecca Weber, CEO of the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC). To this end, she announces that AMAC, its AMAC Action advocacy team, and the AMAC Foundation have joined forces with The American Constitutional...

  • Should the Elderly Use Marijuana? The Jury is Out

    Association of Mature American Citizens|May 22, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC, May 21 -- "More and more states are legalizing the use of cannabis [marijuana] and more and more seniors are using it to deal with the aches and pains of aging. Some have the consent of their physicians while others are tempted simply because 'they hear it works.' But, according to medical professionals, it's use comes with risks," warns Rebecca Weber, CEO of the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. Weber cites a report in Medical News Today, that lists those risks,...

  • A Woman Disguised Herself as a Man to Fight in the Revolutionary War: Private Deborah Sampson

    Association of Mature American Citizens|Apr 19, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC, Apr 16 -- There are those who would say that Private Deborah Sampson deserved the Medal of Honor, but she didn't sign up for that; she joined the Army to fight for her country and wound up making history. Private Sampson was America's first woman combat soldier. She served, disguised as a man by the name of Robert Shurtleff, under the command of General George Washington in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. Her story was not well told, if it was told at all,...

  • At Age 90, William Shatner Stars in a New Movie: More of the Elderly Continue to Work Past 'Retirement' Age

    Association of Mature American Citizens|Apr 5, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC, Apr 2 -- Today's seniors are stronger than ever. That's not wishful thinking, it's a fact with substantial proof. For one thing, the senior citizen segment of the U.S. workforce has been expanding rapidly for some time, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To be more specific, BLS data shows that the 55-plus segment of the U.S. labor force stood at 11.6% in 1993 and by 2024 that number will grow to nearly 25%. "What's more striking is that the Bureau expects that men and...

  • Seniors: Get Your Hearing Checked

    Association of Mature American Citizens|Mar 23, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC, Mar 19 – Too many older Americans – most of us, in fact – suffer from hearing loss. But the worst thing about this fact is that most seniors are not getting their hearing checked on any regular basis, and too many doctors are not encouraging their older patients to get their hearing checked, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. Rebecca Weber, CEO of the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], says that as you might expect some 50% of seniors ov...