According to the National Council on Aging, election year politics and reauthorization of the Older Americans Act wll play a key role in the lives of older adults this year.
With Congress back in session and the presidential election year in full swing, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) encourages older adults and their caregivers to advocate for key issues that could greatly affect their lives, and their livelihoods.
While Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security are top priorities, and will likely receive the bulk of media attention, NCOA doesn’t anticipate any significant movement on these issues in 2012.
However, NCOA has developed a list of the top 6 issues that seniors should understand, track, and speak out on in 2012.
Find out what they are: