The Corporation for National and Community Service and state commissions should provide expanded opportunities for both older adults and young people to serve their communities.
Volunteers should be recruited from culturally diverse communities with the opportunity to serve regardless of personal wealth.
Food and nutrition programs should have adequate funding to engage in robust outreach efforts that ensure that older adults and organizations that serve them are aware of available programs and hav
The administration and Congress face the challenge of adopting fiscal policies that cut the deficit without placing at risk economic growth or essential programs that serve vulnerable populations.
When economic conditions permit, states should accumulate budget reserves adequate to maintain services during recessions.
States should not tie essential spending programs to unstable revenue sources.
Deficit-reduction efforts should avoid cuts in programs that serve low- and moderate-income populations.
The federal government must strive for long-term fiscal balance to forestall hardships that result from higher inflation, a falling dollar, higher interest rates, and the inability of government to
AARP supports efforts to improve the quality of foods purchased and consumed by SNAPSupplementa