States should simplify estate planning. This includes allowing the use of electronic wills or trusts to govern the distribution of property at death.
Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.