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
When economic conditions permit, states should accumulate budget reserves adequate to maintain services during recessions.
States should not tie essential spending programs to unstable revenue sources.
Deficit-reduction efforts should avoid cuts in programs that serve low- and moderate-income populations.
AARP supports efforts to improve the quality of foods purchased and consumed by SNAPSupplementa
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.
Services should be implemented and operated by the level of government most appropriate to deliver them. When a block grant is deemed appropriate:
Grandparents and other caregiver relatives play an important role in family well-being, especially in low-income families.