Congressional appropriators have moved their FY19 bills quickly though the committee process, and there is good news for aging services programs in both bills.
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.Read
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.Read
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.Read
On Feb. 12, the Administration released its FY19 budget request, which outlines its funding priorities. See what it means for aging services programs.Read
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.Read