Nearly one in four older adults lives in a rural area. Rural residents are at risk of becoming isolated without adequate transportation opportunities.
All people, regardless of their ability level, should have access to convenient and safe transportation options. Mobility is an essential component of quality of life.
Policymakers should expand opportunities for people to volunteer in their communities. This includes older adults and people with disabilities.
Federal agencies that oversee food labeling and advertising should adopt consistent standards and definitions for terms and claims that appear on food labe
Food labels should be written in clear, plain, understandable language and printed in legible type size, font, and color. Labels i
Federal agencies should take strong action against misleading and deceptive labeling practices and advertisements.
Federal and state policymakers should establish reasonable requirements for labeling nutritional values of standard menu offerings in restaurants and simil
Respect for patients’ autonomy and the right to self-determination are essential features of a high-quality health system.
The federal government should play a strong role in protecting patients’ rights to direct their care and make other decisions.