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Public Policy & Action

Advocating for older adults and organizations that serve them

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Get the latest news on public policy affecting older adults and aging programs, and find ways to take action.


Use this advocacy toolkit during election season

Where do your candidates stand on issues affecting older adults? See our 5 questions to ask them, plus find tips and best practices on how nonprofit organizations can work with political candidates.

Aging services funding—where things stand

Learn what’s at stake for aging services in the FY17 appropriations process and what you can do to make sure your community’s voices are heard during upcoming recesses.

SHIPs eliminated, SCSEP cut in FY17 funding bill

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an FY17 funding bill that eliminates all SHIP funding and cuts SCSEP by 8%. Learn more and take action.