Preserve Social Security and block privatization (Comments)
"Obama will preserve Social Security by stopping any efforts to privatize it and working in a bipartisan way to preserve it for future generations." — Obama's Blueprint for Change Reduce Medicare waste
Work to lower drug costs for seniors (Comments)
"In addition, I will allow the government to negotiate with drug companies to lower costs for seniors, and we'll allow reimportation of drugs from other countries and ensure their safety, lowering costs for all consumers." — 9/6/08, Washington, D.C.
Reduce waste in the Medicare system (Comments)
"(Obama) will reduce waste in the Medicare system, including eliminating subsidies to the private insurance Medicare Advantage program." — Obama's Blueprint for Change