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Today, the House will consider proposals for the FY16 budget reconciliation process. Included is a measure to repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF) and eliminate all PPHF current and future funding. This would deny $15.5 billion for critical investments in aging services. NCOA has written to the Committee urging members to reject the proposals.
Letter from the National Council on Aging to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce expressing opposition to the proposed FY 2016 Reconciliation Instructions that repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF) and eliminate current and future funding.
Sept. 23 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Watch our new animated video—then share it with the older adults you serve!
NCOA is leading 34 national aging and disability organizations in urging the Senate to reject a proposed 42% cut in funding for State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs). SHIPs provide unbiased, personalized counseling on Medicare. If the cuts take effect, 1.5 million fewer Medicare beneficiaries could receive assistance.
To better understand national level efforts devoted to falls prevention, the Falls Free Steering Committee commissioned a National Environmental Scan conducted during the summer of 2004.
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Sept. 23, the first day of fall, is the 8th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD). Find tips and tools to plan a memorable event in your community.