Archive August 2020
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Bicameral Bill Introduced to Address Social Isolation Among Older Americans
To increase the capacity of AAAs to prevent and alleviate social isolation among older Americans, n4a has worked with Senate and House lawmakers to introduce a proposal that would fund the Aging Network to prevent and mitigate loneliness. This effort was a response to the spotlight that the COVID-19 crisis has shined on the vital role of AAAs and the Aging Network in addressing the growing concern of social isolation and loneliness among older Americans adhering to ongoing stay-at-home recommendations.
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Aging Network Stakeholders Urge Congress to Keep Negotiating
This week, n4a, along with ADvancing States, Meals on Wheels America and the National Association for Nutrition and Aging Services Providers, sent another letter
to House and Senate Leadership urging lawmakers to ensure that the next COVID-19 relief package include OAA funding that, at a minimum, repeats the $1.1 billion included in the Families First and CARES Acts.
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