Paris, France (PRWEB) December 14, 2008
AARO, the Association of Americans Resident Overseas, announces the publication of a primer on Social Security and Medicare for Americans Abroad. The subject is one of the most frequent requests for information AARO receives from people thinking about living abroad.
This indispensable booklet, produced by Thomas Rose, chairman of AARO's Social Security Committee, concisely describes the history and policies governing US Social Security and Medicare programs and how they affect Americans who work or retire outside the USA.
The primer is available for purchase at 6 euros as a downloadable PDF at http://www.aaro.org or can be ordered in booklet format on high quality paper from AARO, 34 avenue de New York, 75116 Paris, France.
Organizations wishing to purchase 10 or more copies of the printed booklet for distribution to their members or employees should contact AARO for a discount quote.
About the author
Tom Rose has been a board member of AARO since 1998 and was president from 2000-2004. He heads AARO's Social Security and Medicare and Insurance Committees. A retired attorney, Tom has chaired a subcommittee at the International Chamber of Commerce investigating the laws of private commercial bribery and served as Corporate Counsel for multinational companies. He has resided in Paris for many years and has three dual-national children..
The Association of Americans Resident Overseas, founded in 1973 and headquartered in Paris, is an international, non-partisan association with members in 21 countries. It researches issues that significantly affect the lives of overseas Americans and keeps its members informed on those issues.
As part of its advocacy campaign, AARO actively educates Congress, the media and the public on such vital topics as taxation, absentee voting, citizenship, representation, Social Security and Medicare. As a service to its members, it also gives them access to a reasonably-priced health insurance plan.
Through its international outreach and information-sharing platform, AARO helps to give a voice to Americans living abroad, whose role as "unofficial ambassadors" of their country is often overlooked. It provides its members updates on key issues, alerts on the need to take action, and access to a network of experts.
For more information:
34 avenue de New York
75116 Paris, France
Tel: +33 1 47 20 24 15