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


See President Obama’s final budget request for aging services

President Obama submitted his last budget request to Congress today. Find out what he proposes for aging services programs.

Seniors Decide 2016: NCOA Toolkit

See 4 ways to participate in Seniors Decide 2016, the only presidential candidate forum focused on issues important to our nation’s older adults.

Good news: Congress protects and invests in seniors in final FY16 funding deal

Advocacy by hundreds of NCOA supporters has paid off. This week, Congress crafted a final FY16 funding package that rejects proposed cuts and even provides some increases for programs and services for older adults.

Upcoming Events

NCOA 2016 Advocacy Tips and Tools

March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Webinar – Eastern Time

Join NCOA’s Public Policy and Advocacy team to learn how you can make the most of your advocacy for services and benefits for older adults in 2016.

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