The FTC should adopt minimum standards for prepaid funeral contracts. These are sometimes called preneed funeral contracts.
States should prohibit unfair, deceptive, or abusive sales practices.
Cemeteries should be required to:
States should establish standards for natural burial grounds that encourage environmentally sustainable and ethical practices.
Policymakers and the private sector should support the ability of people of all ages, ability levels, and backgrounds to travel.
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises. During such times, travel providers should be required to put in place and publicize safety protocols.
Travel should include consumer protections, including transparent pricing and access to redress.
Policymakers should expand opportunities for people to volunteer in their communities. This includes older adults and people with disabilities.
Public retirement systems should establish a maximum vesting period of five years for DB plans and one year for employers’ matching contributions to defined contribution or hybrid plans.
States and localities should move toward full funding of their retirement systems.