The Corporation for National and Community Service and state commissions should provide expanded opportunities for both older adults and young people to serve their communities.
Volunteers should be recruited from culturally diverse communities with the opportunity to serve regardless of personal wealth.
Food and nutrition programs should have adequate funding to engage in robust outreach efforts that ensure that older adults and organizations that serve them are aware of available programs and hav
Deficit-reduction efforts should avoid cuts in programs that serve low- and moderate-income populations.
The federal government must strive for long-term fiscal balance to forestall hardships that result from higher inflation, a falling dollar, higher interest rates, and the inability of government to
AARP supports efforts to improve the quality of foods purchased and consumed by SNAPSupplementa
Efforts to reform entitlement spending should:
The Social Security trust funds represent a compact among generations that must be honored.
AARP supports exempting Social Security’s administrative costs from limitations on discretionary appropriations in the federal budget.
When a higher level of government determines that a lower level should perform a necessary function, adequate resources must be made available to accomplish the task.