Vintage Medicare Poster from 1968

This 1968 poster informs seniors about the Medicare program that was added to Social Security in 1965 (first benefits payable in 1966). Today, nearly 50 million Americans — 15 percent of the nation's population — depend on Medicare for their health insurance coverage. With increasing life expectancies and more boomers turning 65 every day, the number of people in Medicare is expected to double by the year 2030.

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