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.
During the federal government shutdown last month, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) requested that states issue February’s benefits in January to ensure that people received them during the shutdown. Here’s what the means for beneficiaries, who are used to receiving their benefits once per month.Read
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.Read