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Dec 01, 2020

Understanding the Federal Budget and Its Impact on Older Adults

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Oct 13, 2020

Congress Recesses with More Work to Be Done

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A senior Black woman is filling out her ballot at the polls.

Sep 30, 2020

What Is the Accessible Voting Act?

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An older masked man is placing his ballot for the 2020 election in the mailbox.

Sep 22, 2020

How to Vote Healthy this Election

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A health care worker/nurse is visiting a senior man, using a digital tablet.

Sep 18, 2020

Senators Urge Appropriators to Provide Adequate FY21 Funding for SHIP

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The U.S. capitol building with a backdrop of a stimulus package, American flag, U.S. dollar banknote, and coronavirus bloodtest vial.

Jul 22, 2020

Congress Invests in Most Pressing Needs, But Budget Restrictions Remain

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An older Asian couple is contemplating financial decisions over coffee.

May 20, 2020

Potential Financial Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Minority Older Adults

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senior masked caucasian couple receives a grocery delivery at home during the COVID-19 quarantine

May 20, 2020

The Heroes Act: What Is It and How Will It Provide Relief?

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And older grandmother and her younger granddaughter water plants outside of her retirement home.

May 06, 2020

What Congress Should Do for Low-Income Older Adults

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Close-up photo of an older black person in a wheelchair carrying an N95 mask.

Apr 16, 2020

The Alarming Inequities of COVID-19

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A pile of red, white, and blue political buttons with one facing the camera that reads "CENSUS" .

Feb 27, 2020

Census 2020 & Older Adults: Reaching the Hard to Reach

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An older woman smiles while sitting in a room with other seniors at a senior center.

Feb 04, 2020

NCOA Endorsement of Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020

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A group of older adults are going through their daily stretching exercise routine at a senior center.

Feb 04, 2020

Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 Summary

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A close up shot of a U.S. Census 2020 form with a U.S. flag as the backdrop.

Jan 30, 2020

Older Adults and the 2020 Census: A Colorado Story

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Stacks of coins are lined up, with amounts ranging from lower to highest - symbolizing what you save for your family, a car, house, and health. A hand is dropping some of the coins in a mason jar.

Apr 25, 2019

Elder Index Measure of Economic Security

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A senior Caucasian woman and her female caregiver are shopping for groceries.

Sep 04, 2018

Joint Letter Opposing Proposals to Restrict Access to SNAP in House 2018 Farm Bill

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A look at a podium in a U.S. Senate hearing room.

Jan 24, 2018

Anna Maria Chávez on Turning 65: Navigating Critical Decisions to Age Well

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Jul 24, 2015

2015 Falls Free® National Falls Prevention Action Plan

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