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Society: Issues: Older_Citizens

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Almanac of Policy Issues: Seniors Issues
News, background information and links on the Older Americans Act and other federal programs affecting the nation's senior citizens, including Meals on Wheels.

Beverly Foundation
Pasadena non-profit organization focusing on important issues affecting older adults especially mobility and transportation within the community.

California United for Nursing Home Care
Advocacy organization focusing on adequate funding of care and quality of services. Includes research data and news stories.

Organizations whose mission is to improve the well being, rights, and autonomy of older persons through advocacy, education, and action.

Cash Balance Pensions and Retirement Plan Conversions
Site that tracks pension and retirement issues from a public policy perspective.

Center on an Aging Society
Non-partisian public policy institute that studies the consequences and opportunities of population aging for all aspects of society.

The Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups
Non-profit grassroots advocacy organization concerned with issues affecting older persons and their families. List of member services and consumer advocacy information.

Health and Retirement Study (HRS)
The Health and Retirement Study (HRS) is a source of longitudinal, cross-sectional data for researchers and policymakers who study aging. The HRS is based on a national sample of over 22,000 individuals who are interviewed every other year.

The Mobility Needs of Older Americans
Describes how an aging society adds to a range of transportation problems. Includes an overview of special approaches and solutions.

Moving Ideas: Social Security
Reports, progressive links and action alerts on Social Security issues.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A)
Umbrella organization advocating to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans. Includes policy papers and press releases.

National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging
Promotes active healthy aging through good nutrition. Includes monthly reviews of related journals, public policy and legislation updates.

Texas Silver-Haired Legislature
Non-profit group advocating on issues affecting older adults in the state. Includes details of resolutions, a directory, newsletters and a calendar of events.

U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging
Conducts a continuing study of matters pertaining to problems and opportunities of older people. Site includes hearings, events, and links to related government agencies.

Washington State Senior Citizens' Lobby
Forum for senior advocacy groups throughout the state. List of key issues, officers and member organizations.


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