A deal has been reached between the House of Representatives and the Senate to reauthorize the Older Americans Act for five years! This great news comes on the heels of over a year of negotiations and local advocacy. H.R. 4334, the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020, will be moving in both the House and the Senate to try to wrap up this reauthorization process.
The Older Americans Act provides the framework that PCOA uses to serve older adults and their families in the community. Much of PCOA's funding to provide these valuable and critical services comes to us through the Older Americans Act.
This bipartisan bill has many wins for the aging community and aging network:
These are just the highlights. The Reauthorization is considered a national win for aging advocates, bringing much needed additional support to communities nationwide, and we need your help pushing it through these final stages.
Click "take action" today to contact your Members of Congress and ask them to vote yes on the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020, H.R. 4334.
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