In a statement today following the release of the White House proposed budget, AARP Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond opposed cuts that would harm American families:
In the same week as its 50th anniversary, the Senate finally renewed the Older Americans Act (OAA). Thanks to the bipartisan support of Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the Older Americans Act is moving forward after 5 years of inaction.
The Older Americans Act (OAA) is critical to helping seniors live independently as they age. This is the first in a three-part series outlining the importance of programs funded by the OAA to the dignity of seniors across America. Please read, share and tell Congress to not play political games with seniors’ health and well-being.
Bettman/Corbis In a new report released today from the AARP Public Policy Institute finds that under the experimental poverty measure, older Americans have the highest rates of poverty among three key age groups.
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