Seniors worried about cuts to health care
Carole Hood is battling both bone cancer and breast cancer. Right now, Medicare pays for her treatment, but she fears the burden will fall on her if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.
“[Medicare] has always done the best and if they cut that, I don’t know what I would do,” Hood said. The Virginia woman moved to Monroe’s Brookdale assisted living facility to be closer to her son and does not want to burden her family if the costs end up falling on her.
It is not just her.