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?
I am helping my children make it through this tough economic time and I live in fear of going through my savings. After working and saving all my life, at 78 years old, I have a very small amount of funds to see me through. If my Social Security is cut, bankruptcy would not be far away.Bonnie Kirkland, WA