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Many seniors are not sure healthcare system needs repair

Los Angeles Times, August 12, 2009

Convincing seniors citizens, who are an influential group of voters, that there is a need for change in the U.S. health system is proving to be an uphill battle. Members of Congress have reported an outpouring of concern from their senior constituents. Rep. Eliot L. Engel of New York, for example, said his offices had received "hundreds of calls" from older people eager to understand how they might be affected by health reform.