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Congress invests in most pressing needs, but budget restrictions remain

House appropriators are acting quickly to move FY21 funding bills through the committee process and floor debate. They aim to have all twelve pieces of legislation approved by the end of July. While COVID-19 relief legislation is taking up the country’s attention, these funding bills also have high stakes. We have advice for advocates who want to make sure older adults are supported.

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Beyond Age, Race & Income: Sociodemographic Factors to Track During COVID-19

New York City has been, by far, the American city hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. But not all New Yorkers are equally at risk. Age, race, and class have all been predictive markers of who is most at risk of infection and death.

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Breaking Down What’s in The Heroes Act

With an estimated cost of $3 trillion over 10 years, the Heroes Act targets many problems caused by the COVID-19 crisis, and is an ambitious opening bid from House Democrats for continuing negotiations.

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What Congress Should Do for Low-Income Older Adults

COVID-19 is devastating nursing homes across the country. Congress should protect older adults and people with disabilities by giving more funding to Home and Community Based Services. Here’s how you can take action.

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What Congress Has Done for COVID-19 Relief and What Might be Next

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading across the country, Congress has passed three packages of legislation to protect public health and stimulate the economy. It’s important that older adults and aging network professionals understand what’s now available to them because of Congress’s work, and how NCOA is advocating on their behalf.

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Older Adults and the 2020 Census: A Colorado Story

With all the concerns around the increased census issues, there are many opportunities to ensure that our older adult population is counted.

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NCOA Low-Income Improvements Included in House Committees’ Medicare Part D Legislation

This week, two House committees passed legislation that includes NCOA proposals to[...]

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