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Congress Recesses with More Work to be Done

Lawmakers are home, and this is your chance to advocate for older adults. Here are the key issues Congress must act upon when they return.

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6 Ways Nonprofits Can Educate Older Voters this Election

Whether they’re voting by mail for the first time or their polling location has changed, older voters need trusted information.

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How to Vote Healthy this Election

NCOA is partnering with We Can Vote to provide important information about how older adults can vote safely in November.

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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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