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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Federal Funding for Aging Services

It’s budget season in Washington, DC, and funding for senior programs is at stake for two time periods—the rest of fiscal year 2017 and all of fiscal year 2018.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: The ACA Is Safe for Now, But What’s Ahead?

On March 24, the House cancelled its vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While opponents of the repeal bill are breathing a sigh of relief, this is only round one of several fights that are expected this year over programs for America’s seniors.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: The House Affordable Care Act Repeal and Replace Bill

The House will vote soon on a bill to repeal and replace provisions of the Affordable Care Act—and the outcome will affect millions of older Americans, especially those who are most vulnerable.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Medicaid

Medicaid helps millions of older Americans stay healthy and economically secure every day. Discover how current proposals in Congress would change how it’s structured.

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Plan Ahead: Schedule face time with your members of Congress

In two weeks, Congress is in recess and back in their home districts. Make plans now to personally connect with them about the seniors in their state.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: The 2017 Federal Budget Process and Senior Programs

The federal budget process is rarely simple and straightforward—even for policy wonks. This year promises to be even more complex—and even more important for programs serving older Americans. Find out why.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: The Prevention and Public Health Fund

The Prevention and Public Health Fund, part of the Affordable Care Act, is the nation’s largest single investment in prevention. Find out what it does and why it’s worth protecting from repeal.

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