Food and nutrition programs should have adequate funding to engage in robust outreach efforts that ensure that older adults (and organizations that serve older adults) are a
Grandparents and other relatives play an important caregiving role in family well-being, especially in low-income families.
Federal and state governments should create policies and regulations that prioritize placing children in foster care with grandparents and other caregiver relatives whenever
Federal and state programs help many older people with low incomes by providing access to income support, health care, energy assistance, and disability and nutrition assist
Public-benefit programs should ensure that families headed by grandparents and other caregiver relatives receive sufficient support for economic security an
Two federal programs help states provide a broad range of social services important to older adults.
Congress should increase funding for the SSBG and CSBG programs to reflect the increased population of older Americans and to help meet the service needs of low-i
The federal government should require state CSBG and SSBG officials to consult with state and local agencies and organizations representing older people and other groups ser
Policymakers should streamline and coordinate application procedures among different assistance programs; auto-enroll people with low incomes who are receiving assistance fr