Policymakers on the federal, state, and local levels have important roles in designing livable communities where residents of all ages can participate fully.
These principles provide a flexible framework that applies to all consumer products and services:
Raise adequate revenue—the tax system must produce enough revenue to pay for important national, state, and local priorities.
Promote transparency—proper accountability and oversight of government spending requires a transparent budget process negotiated by elected off
These principles reflect AARP's vision for reforming the financing and delivery of long-term services and supports (LTSS) to promote consumer independence, choice, dig