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U.S. House Passes Older Adults Act Re-Authorization

On October 30, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

The U.S. House of Representatives this week voted unanimously to pass the Dignity in Aging Act, which reauthorizes the Older Americans Act (OAA) and increases funding for vital programs that help aging Americans live independently and with dignity.

Direct Care Workforce Provisions in New OAA Legislation

On October 1, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

A bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA) would increase funding for programs that support older adults aging in place and includes provisions to help develop and expand the direct care workforce.  

OAA Reauthorization, Medical Expense Deduction and Housing Credit Advancing in Congress

On June 18, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Congress is getting down to business and moving funding and policy issues that impact aging services providers. 

Connect, Create, Contribute: May is Older Americans Month

On April 10, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry

The Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month each May. The 2019 theme, Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and their communities to: 

OAA Funding Advances in Congress

On July 17, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Funding for essential programs that help people age in place were recently approved by the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees. 

Engage at Every Age

On April 4, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Engage at Every Age, the theme of this year’s Older Americans Month in May, emphasizes the many ways older adults make a difference in our communities. You can now access a wide variety of ideas, materials and resources to promote and celebrate this month in your setting. 

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