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There's strength in numbers. We bring the voices of older adults—especially the vulnerable and disadvantaged—and the organizations that serve them to Washington to protect and strengthen programs that work.

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Use our online action alerts to email your members of Congress about important issues facing older adults, including falls prevention, chronic disease, elder justice, and the Older Americans Act.


FY15 Funding Bill: What it Means for Aging Programs

A $1 trillion, 1,603-page FY15 funding package was among the last pieces of business of the 113th Congress. Find out what's included for aging programs such as the Older Americans Act, falls prevention, chronic disease, and elder justice.

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New Ways to Share An Age for Justice

An Age for Justice, a video that helps communities raise awareness of the silent crisis of elder abuse, is now available three ways—via live streaming, download, or by purchase on DVD. A downloadable screening guide can help you host an event.

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Public Policy Priorities

See the issues we're fighting for in the 113th Congress, including the budget, Older Americans Act, and long-term services and supports.