Older adults are major contributors to the U.S. economy through consumer spending. This spending, however, must take place in a healthy marketplace.
Consumer spending is responsible for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic output.
Access to affordable and reliable telecommunications, energy, and water services is crucial to health and economic well-being.
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
In twenty-first century America, millions of people are living longer.