Meet Bettye, Maria, and Andre. Like 13 million older adults, they worked hard all their lives only to find themselves one step away from poverty. To make ends meet, they depend on services funded through the Older Americans Act—like meals, job training, and senior centers. That's why we’re asking Congress to protect and strengthen the OAA. Ask your lawmakers to show their support!

Over 4657 people told us— What does economic struggle look like?

  • My husband had a massive heart attack in January. We had to pay for all of his medicines and then in February my father passed over. We could not afford to go see him before or after he passed over. Both of us struggle from day to day just to keep a roof over our head. Loreen Englewood, TN