Older adults are major contributors to the U.S. economy through consumer spending. It is important that this spending take place in a safe and fair marketplace.
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.
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.
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.