Federal and state laws should prohibit maximum hiring ages and mandatory retirement ages for all workers. This should include public-safety employees.
Businesses that bid on federal, state, and local contracts should be required to report any complaints and determinations of unlawful and unfair practices.
States should coordinate LTSS programs, policies, and budgets, whether in one state agency or across state agencies.
States should develop a comprehensive uniform assessment instrument to determine individual needs and develop a service plan.
Congress should make pre-dispute mandatory arbitration provisions in LTSS contracts unenforceable.
States should ensure that survey results and other information regarding quality, including comparisons with national standards when possible, are made available to the public in
State and local governments should expand and strengthen consumer protections, as well as consumer outreach and education programs.
Policymakers should enact and strictly enforce antidiscrimination and civil rights laws.
States should coordinate mental health services among all appropriate health, LTSS, and aging-network services.
Higher education institutions should set tuition and fees in a manner that ensures affordability and increases educational opportunities for all, including by establishing innovat