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Final FY18 funding brings good news for aging services

The “omnibus” appropriations bill that the President signed on March 23 is good news for older adults and their families who rely on aging services programs. Read our summary.

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Anna Maria Chávez and U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Discuss Navigating Critical Decisions to Age Well

The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging invited NCOA to discuss the staggering number of decisions Americans have to make – often on their own – as they age. Anna Maria Chávez shares her testimony.

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Tell Congress: My Community Needs Its Senior Programs

Over the next three weeks, Congress will be discussing whether and how to fund community-based programs that help thousands of older adults every year, and are threatened with potentially drastic funding cuts. These four real-life stories show how these programs are improving lives in your community.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: What the Administration’s FY19 Budget Request Means for Seniors

On Feb. 12, the Administration released its FY19 budget request, which outlines its funding priorities. See what it means for aging services programs.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: What the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Means for Seniors

On Feb. 9, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The legislation addresses several of the issues NCOA has been advocating for, but more work remains. Read our analysis.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Money Follows the Person

A 12-year-old program that has helped more than 75,000 seniors and individuals with disabilities move out of nursing homes is in jeopardy in Congress.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: The Final Tax Reform Bill

Congress has passed a tax reform bill that merges the versions passed earlier by each chamber. The final bill includes several provisions that NCOA and other aging advocates are concerned will harm older Americans.

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