Consumer spending is responsible for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic output. Older adults are responsible for a disproportionate share of consumer spending.
Housing is central to community and individual well-being. The type and location of a home can affect almost every aspect of a person’s life.
Long-term services and supports (LTSS) encompass a broad range of assistance. They are needed by people of all ages who cannot function independently due to physical or mental impairments.
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers. They specify what programs and activities the government will support and how to raise the money needed to fund them.