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Public Policy & Action

Advocating for older adults and organizations that serve them

#StandWithSeniors in 2017


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


Election 2016: Where the Candidates Stand on Aging Issues

There are only four weeks left until America chooses its next president. Where do the two major party candidates stand on issues of concern to older adults and the aging network?

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.

Upcoming Events

Advocacy Priorities for Seniors in Early 2017

January 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join this webinar on Jan. 18 to learn about legislative proposals related to seniors, and NCOA’s advocacy priorities for 2017.

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