Policymakers on the federal, state, and local levels have important roles in designing livable communities where residents of all ages can participate fully.
People of all ages and ability levels need safe, decent, and affordable housing that will enable them to continue living safely in their homes and communities as they get older.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to increase the accountability of government officials, promote access, and encourage civic engagement.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to further budgetary decisions that reflect the needs of all members of society.
Taxation is the primary way governments fund essential programs and services. The following principles support this goal while also ensuring equity in how revenues are raised.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to ensure financial security in retirement.
Income earned through employment is the foundation of most people’s savings and retirement income.
These principles provide a framework for key components of low-income assistance, including income and nutrition assistance programs, access to social supports, and access to basic necessities.