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The health care grid

  • Health Grid photos for Health First.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • Health Grid photos for Health First.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • Health Grid photos for Health First.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • Health Grid photos for Health First.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

Questions:

The Affordable Care Act means ____ to me.

I feel ____ about the changes in health care law.

I am doing ____ to keep healthy these days.

The people who benefit most from changes in health care law are ____.

I am (confident/not confident) Congress will find a way to make the new health care system sustainable.

Answers:

Tom Luebberman, 69, Peterborough

1) The government is tinkering with our health care and medical facilities

2) Very apprehensive.

3) I am a member of the Bond Wellness Center.

4) The elderly who are already on medicare and conversely the young are going to be affected by higher premiums.

5) I’m not sure Congress will find a way to do anything, let alone find a way to fix the health care system.

Charles Anthony, 83, Peterborough

1) Not much, at this point.

2) I think good. Changes are good.

3) Limited exercise and eating well.

4) Probably people with limited resources themselves.

5) I’m confident.

Ashley Labnon, 26, Wilton

1) It means a lot to me. It’s important.

2) I feel no effect, because I’m young.

3) Working out three time a week and dieting.

4) It depends on how the law pans out for the poor. The rich, rich aren’t really affected.

5) I am confident.

Kathy Weiner, 48, Peterborough:

1) It’s important to me.

2) I feel positive about them.

3) Eating well and exercising.

4) The people who can’t afford health care.

5) Initially, not confident. I think eventually they’re going to have to come to something that’s going to pass.

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