Tim Simmons

“I retired in Jan 2019 and within a short period realized that my little savings was being used to offset the rising cost of food, medications, and utilities,” said Tim Simmons, a retiree from Fairfax, Virginia. “Getting a part time job to offset the already high cost of living during the pandemic became a choice of survival or placing one life on the line. Such a decision is traumatizing in and of itself!  We continue to struggle from the wounds of this pandemic with no relief in sight. When will price gouging cease, and real help come?”