Day: January 29, 2020

  • Lawmakers Announce Deal on Older Americans Act Reauthorization!

    “After nearly a year of advocacy and negotiation, this morning House and Senate leaders released a bipartisan, bicameral bill, Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020, to reauthorize the federal Older Americans Act (OAA) for five years. This is an exciting development that reflects significant commitment from and work by local and national advocates, congressional champions in both chambers, and key House and Senate staff. We believe this final compromise bill is poised for swift passage soon after the Senate returns to legislative business following the current impeachment activity…”

    Read more here: n4a Legislative Update_ Lawmakers Announce Deal on Older Americans Act Reauthorization!

  • A Guide to Benefits for Seniors

    “The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) are committed to helping you gain information and access to public and private benefit programs so that you can live with dignity and independence for as long as possible. We developed the You Gave—Now Save campaign to help spread awareness of the many forms of assistance available to older adults who sometimes find it difficult to pay for basic needs such as health care, food, housing, and transportation.” (From the n4a website)

    Click the link below for a complete list of benefits that seniors have access to: 

    A Guide to Benefits for Seniors