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Older Americans Act

Numbers of Poor Seniors Would Increase Under Ryan Budget

Kevin Prindiville | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Kevin Prindiville

The Ryan path devastates programs that now help millions of seniors stay out of poverty. It would tip the balance in the wrong direction for too many of our elders who struggle daily to make ends meet.

Arthur Delaney

Budget Crunch Crunches Lunch

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More older Americans will miss meals and other services as federal spending fails to keep pace with rising need, according to a report r...

Arthur Delaney

Meals On Wheels Sequester Cuts Mean Layoffs, Waiting Lists, And Canceled Deliveries

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Budget cuts are stealing meals from elderly Americans all across the country, according to a new survey by the Meals On Wheels Associati...

Integrating LGBT Older Adults Into the Older Americans Act

Robert Espinoza | Posted 11.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Robert Espinoza

To be lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender, and to age into a system that offers marginal support for dealing with the consequences of discrimination, is a harsh reality for millions of LGBT older Americans.

45 Years of Helping Seniors Age in Place. What's Next? Economic Security.

Stacy Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stacy Sanders

How can we help our nation's seniors and their families even more? How can we make the Older Americans Act even better? For me, the answer is to make economic security part of the Older Americans Act.

A Second Chance at Life

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

Last week, nearly 200 Goodwill employees lobbied on Capitol Hill on behalf of people who have a great need for job training and career support, partic...