U.S. House members and state representatives are elected by district.
Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
Grandparents and other relatives play an important caregiving role in family well-being. Support from extended family is especially vital in families with low incomes.
Political advocacy is a cornerstone of democracy. This includes the ability to lobby public officials.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to increase the accountability of government officials, promote access, and encourage civic engagement.
Civic engagement can take many forms: individual volunteerism, organizational development and leadership, public service, and electoral participation.
Democracies require openness and honesty in government. This means government policymaking and institutions function in public view.
The right to vote is a fundamental human right. Free and fair elections are essential to democracy.
Federal and state programs help many older people with low incomes. These programs provide access to vital services like income support and health care.
The landscape of campaign finance has changed dramatically in the past decade.