National Council on Aging (NCOA)
Advocacy - Seniors
251 18th St S, Ste 500, Arlington, VA, 22202-3410
Distance: 255 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Advocates for seniors through legislation and public policy.
Areas of focus are:
* Long-term care and supports
* Older Americans Act
* Elder Justice
* Training for advocates
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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FP-0500.3500Issue Advocacy Definition
Programs that engage in a form of advocacy that focuses on marshaling public and legislative support for a particular social or political goal.
TD-1600.3100-800Senior Advocacy Groups Definition
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of older adults.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YL-3300.6500Poverty Level Definition
People whose annual income is within the federal poverty level guidelines which vary according to family size and are revised annually.
YZ-1900Elder Abuse Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of elder and/or dependent adult abuse.
YZ-6100Older Adult/Aging Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of older adults and their interests.
YZ-6600Poverty Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of poverty.