Despite a sharp decline in the poverty rate for Americans age 65 and older since 1959—when one-third of older adults lived in poverty—a large number of older peop
Democratic processes and government institutions must be trustworthy. This is essential to maintaining the confidence of the people.
Government budgets reflect policymakers’ priorities.
Americans’ retirement income comes from several sources.
In 21st-century America, millions of people are living longer.
People have the right to be free from all abuse. This includes both physical and emotional abuse. They also have a right to live free from discrimination and from crime.