Watch This: Making ends meet – The Medicare generation

This ten minute documentary produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation profiles the experiences of three Medicare families struggling to keep up with health care costs and other necessary household expenses on a fixed budget.  According to the Census Bureau, 13.5 percent of Oklahoma’s population was 65 or older in 2009.  The AARP reports that 11.4 percent of Oklahoman’s aged 50 or over did not visit a doctor for needed medical care in 2009 because of cost, compared to 9.5 percent nationally.

For more information on the role Medicare plays in these and other families lives, click here for a companion report to this video from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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