Key Takeaways

  • The Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 is a bipartisan, bicameral compromise on the 2020 reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA).

  • The measure makes significant improvements on behalf older Americans across the country, and reflects the input of NCOA.

  • Read each section, and learn how this important Act will address the ability to effectively serve older adults in need.

Over 11 million older Americans and their caregivers benefit from the Older Americans Act (OAA) programs administered by the nationwide Aging Services Network. The reauthorization of OAA is a crucial opportunity for Congress to modernize and improve services to individuals looking to maintain their health, dignity, and independence.

Read the Congressional committees' section-by-section summary of the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020.