AARP Vermont held this live, interactive event featuring United States Senator Bernie Sanders. Senator Sanders addressed some of the issues impacting seniors in Vermont. He spoke in further detail regarding the healthcare bill that was passed in the House last week and provided his perspective. He shared some of the things he sees going forward relating to Medicare and the Older Americans Act. He also talked about what the Democratic party is working on as an alternative to what the House has passed. Senator Sanders discussed the rising cost of prescription drugs and possible alternatives such as a universal healthcare plan.