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WASHINGTON—On Tuesday morning, June 8, President Barack Obama willparticipate in a national tele-town hall meeting at the Holiday ParkMultipurpose Senior Center in Wheaton, Maryland with senior citizens todiscuss the Affordable Care Act and efforts to combat senior scams andfraud in advance of the first mailing of the $250 “donut hole” rebatechecks. In addition to attendees at the Senior Center, seniors acrossthe country will be able to participate in the town hall meeting byphone. The President will be joined at the town hall meeting by HHSSecretary Kathleen Sebelius and representatives of the followingorganizations:

AARPAFL-CIOAFSCME RetireesAlliance for Retired AmericansAmerican Association of Homes and Services for the AgingAmerican Federation of Teachers Program on Retirement and RetireesAmerican Postal Workers Union Retirees DepartmentB’nai B’rith InternationalCenter for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.Communications Workers of American Retiree DivisionEaster SealsFamilies USAInternational Union of Painters & Allied Trades – IUPATMedicare Rights CenterNational Academy of Elder Law AttorneysNational Association of Area Agencies on AgingNational Association of State Units on AgingNational Association of Nutrition and Aging Services ProgramsNational Association of State Long Term Care Ombudsman ProgramsThe National Caucus and Center on Black AgedNational Committee to Preserve Social Security and MedicareNational Council on AgingNCCNHR – The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term CareNational Gay and Lesbian Task ForceOWL- The Voice of Midlife and Older WomenSEIUService and Advocacy for GLBT EldersWorkers United

These organizations – which together represent over 40 millionseniors across the country -- will be organizing satellite town hallmeetings across the country to dial in and participate in thePresident’s event, which will be broadcast live on C-SPAN.Tuesday, June 8 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (eastern time zone) Please note the slightly earlier start time: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will take questions from the audience until the President arrives closer to 11:30 a.m.Individuals interested in asking a question of President Obama or Secretary Sebelius can call in during Tuesday's town hall at 1-800-837-1935, pass code: 80272058.Website to View Town Hall: https://www.whitehouse.gov/live

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