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.
Millions of people are living longer in 21st-century America.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers. They specify what programs and activities the government will support and how to raise the money needed to fund them.
Taxes play an essential role in the functioning of modern society. Their primary goal is to fund government operations. But their role goes well beyond that.
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.