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Breaking Down What’s in The Heroes Act

With an estimated cost of $3 trillion over 10 years, the Heroes Act targets many problems caused by the COVID-19 crisis, and is an ambitious opening bid from House Democrats for continuing negotiations.

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What Congress Should Do for Low-Income Older Adults

COVID-19 is devastating nursing homes across the country. Congress should protect older adults and people with disabilities by giving more funding to Home and Community Based Services. Here’s how you can take action.

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What Congress Has Done for COVID-19 Relief and What Might be Next

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading across the country, Congress has passed three packages of legislation to protect public health and stimulate the economy. It’s important that older adults and aging network professionals understand what’s now available to them because of Congress’s work, and how NCOA is advocating on their behalf.

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How Aging Services Professionals are Adapting to the COVID-19 Outbreak

Judith Bendersky, the Field Supervisor at the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner, answered questions about what she and her staff have experienced over the past two months serving some of the first communities to struggle with COVID-19 infections.

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Older Adults and the 2020 Census: A Colorado Story

With all the concerns around the increased census issues, there are many opportunities to ensure that our older adult population is counted.

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Aging Policy Priorities on the Horizon

The current session of Congress is focused on a number of issues important to older Americans and those who serve them. Here’s a look at the key policy priorities that may see movement this year.

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New Congress begins slowly, but seniors’ priorities remain on the docket

As the partial government shutdown extends into a fourth week and becomes the longest one on record, we continue to monitor the effects on benefits and services that older adults rely on.

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