Advocacy Tools to Urge Lawmakers to Continue Support for Older Adults and Caregivers

Use n4a’s social media toolkit below to engage your Senators and Representatives. Make sure to tag your lawmakers and urge your agency’s stakeholders and advocacy network to do the same!

Updated posts based on n4a’s September 17 Advocacy Alert:

  • [TAG YOUR SENATOR/REPRESENTATIVE], #Congress must act NOW to help #AAAsAtWork ensure that #OlderAdults and caregivers get the services they need to stay safely at home for the duration of the COVID19 pandemic. Older Americans can’t wait! Here’s what you can do: [Link to n4a’s recent letter to Senate and House leadership or link to your own letter based on n4a’s updated template!]
  • [TAG YOUR SENATOR/REPRESENTATIVE], #Congress MUST take action to support #OlderAdults! Help us protect Older Americans during this crisis by taking the following actions! Link to n4a’s recent letter to Senate and House leadership or link to your own letter based on n4a’s updated template!]
Please also consider using the updated posts before, it’s too late!
  • [TAG YOUR MEMBER] As part of urgent #COVID19 emergency legislation, we urge #Congress to implement funding increases & policy changes for #Medicaid home and community-based services (#HCBS) waiver programs to support #OlderAdults—and their direct care workers. https://bit.ly/32E1SGg
  • [TAG YOUR MEMBER] We thank #Congress for the $ for meals, in-home & caregiver supports in the CARES Act. But funding is running out and more is needed for #AAAsAtWork to reduce social isolation and continue vital services to #OlderAdults! Act Now! https://bit.ly/32E1SGg
  • [TAG YOUR MEMBER] States are struggling and need national leadership and #Medicaid #HCBS funding! #Congress must not give up on passing legislation that supports #OlderAdults. Act Now! https://bit.ly/32E1SGg
Urge your Members to support other vital aging programs, as well.
 
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Just for the Senate re: n4a’s July 23 Advocacy Alert:
 
  • [TAG YOUR SENATOR], please help #AAAsAtWork ensure that older adults and caregivers get the services they need to stay safely at home for the duration of the pandemic. Here’s what you can do: [Link to n4a’s recent letter to Senate and House leadership or link to your own letter based n4a’s updated template!]
  • [TAG YOUR SENATOR], the Senate MUST NOT FORGET older Americans in the next COVID-19 relief package! Help us protect #OlderAdults during this crisis by taking the following actions! Link to n4a’s recent letter to Senate and House leadership or link to your own letter based n4a’s updated template!]
Please also consider using the updated posts before, it’s too late!
 
  • [TAG YOUR MEMBER] As part of the next #COVID19 emergency legislation, we urge #Congress to implement funding increases & policy changes for #Medicaid home and community-based services (#HCBS) waiver programs to support #OlderAdults—and their direct care workers. https://bit.ly/2BnUlR2
  • [TAG YOUR MEMBER] We thank #Congress for the $ for meals, in-home & caregiver supports in the CARES Act. But resources are still needed for #AAAsAtWork to reduce social isolation and continue vital services to #OlderAdults! https://bit.ly/2BnUlR2
  • [TAG YOUR MEMBER], The Senate must not forget #OlderAmericansWe need a national strategy to secure personal protective equipment (#PPE), including for the #AgingNetwork workforce on the front lines of providing #HCBS to more than 11 million #OlderAdults and caregivers. https://bit.ly/2BnUlR2
  • [TAG YOUR MEMBER] #Congress should provide $50 million to getting #SHIPs ready for a virtual open enrollment this fall so they can help #Medicare beneficiaries make the best health care coverage choices for themselves. https://bit.ly/2BnUlR2

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