Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
Americans’ retirement income comes from several sources. For most, Social Security income is the foundation of financial security in retirement.
In twenty-first century America, millions of people are living longer.
A variety of government policies and employer practices safeguard the rights of workers to fair treatment, safety in the workplace, and a measure of financial security.
All levels of government have developed standards and guidance to ensure fair employment practices. They address wages, working conditions, and other aspects of work.
Promote transparency—proper accountability and oversight of government spending requires a transparent budget process negotiated by elected off
Protect people from discrimination—freedom from discrimination is a fundamental right.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to promote and sustain individual and population health and improve the health care system by ensuring access