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


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.

#WeAreOAA 2016 Older Americans Month Twitter Chat

Tuesday, May 24, 1-2pm EDT: Join the #WeAreOAA chat in honor of Older Americans Month to discuss the Older Americans Act (OAA) and the need for investment.