The Trump Administration is Erasing LGBT Elders

Dear Aging Advocates, Please see the below CALL TO ACTION from the Los Angeles LGBT Center. If you have questions, or want to get involved, please contact Tripp Mills directly via email at tmills@lalgbtcenter.org:  The Trump Administration is trying to strike LGBT elders from a key national survey. We must be prepared to step up … Continue reading

#Fight4OurHealth Actions & Events THIS WEEK

Dear Aging Advocates, Please see below for a complete list of statewide events happening this week –  BIG thank you to Justice in Aging and Amber Christ for sharing this info with us!   From Justice in Aging: I’ve put together all the events that I have heard about through Fight4OurHealth and elsewhere. The House will … Continue reading

What LAAAC Can Do for You in Advancing Advocacy Strategy

Attention Aging Advocates: The ever changing federal landscape is day by day feeling more and more like an all-out attack on older adults. From proposed changes and cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, to elimination of funds for programs like Meals on Wheels, LIHEAP and HICAP, to discussions of the privatization of social security, and the … Continue reading

Vote on Thursday Could Undo 50 Years of Health Progress

Due to the many potential budget cuts and looming policy changes that will negatively impact seniors, now more than ever, it is crucial that you use your voice and speak up in support of older adults! Please, please, ACT! CALL! SPEAK UP! Time is of the essence…… THIS IS THE WEEK OF TRUTH FOR HEALTH CARE Thursday Set for GOP House Bill … Continue reading

Meals on Wheels Advocacy

*Please see the 6 Call to Action bullet points below. *While the intended audience of this Call to Action is Meals on Wheels Providers and programs, ANYONE who cares about senior meals can follow these guidelines and advocate. WASHINGTON UPDATE Everything You Need to Know About What’s Going On Budget Response Toolkit Following the release … Continue reading

AHCA Factsheet: American Health Care Act

Dear Aging Advocates, We’d like to pass along some useful material that our LAAAC partner, Justice in Aging, shared with us. It is a recently released factsheet from Sen. Bob Casey‘s office regarding the AHCA‘s effects, specifically on older adults in California: https://www.aging.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/California%20(CA).pdf   For other state-specific factsheets, please click HERE.

Tell Congress to Say No to Medicaid Cuts, Higher Costs for Seniors in Health Care Reform Bill

Attention Aging Advocates: URGENT ACTION NEEDED As detailed in our March 10 Legislative Update, the House is advancing the first of several measures to ultimately repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). n4a is opposing the American Health Care Act (AHCA), as it does not adequately address the ACA issues we raised in our January ACA … Continue reading

Trump’s Proposed Budget

In addition to the information shared below by Justice in aging, the proposed budget also eliminates: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), one of the longest-running programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, funds local community development activities such as affordable housing, anti-poverty programs, and infrastructure development. Many non-profits serving seniors are operating … Continue reading

Call to Protect Medicaid

Dear Aging Advocates,   We need your voice TODAY to tell the Republican majority in Congress: DO NOT CUT MEDICAID. Call Congress now to protect Medicaid: 1-866-426-2631 You will be connected with your Republican member of Congress. If your member is a Democrat, you’ll be connected with a Republican in a nearby district. When you get connected, … Continue reading

13 Republicans Against Trump (Trumpcare)

Attention Aging Advocates, Do you have family or friends in any of the following states: Senators Shelley Moore Capito (WV), Bill Cassidy (LA), Susan Collins (ME), Tom Cotton (AR), Ted Cruz (TX), Cory Gardner (CO), Dean Heller (NV), Mike Lee (UT), John McCain (AZ), Lisa Murkowski (AK), Rand Paul (KY), Rob Portman (OH), and David … Continue reading

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