Investments and Cuts for Senior Programs in Federal Budget Request

Fri, Feb 17, 2012

President Obama released his budget request for 2013 on Tuesday and it calls for investments in some senior programs, but also some cuts. Designed to reduce the deficit by about $3 trillion dollars over ten years using both spending cuts and revenue increases, the Administration’s plan calls for some investments to Administration on Aging: Elder […]

AOA responds to President Obama’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal

AOA responds to President Obama’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal

Tue, Feb 15, 2011

The National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Program (NANASP) reported today on additional details released by the Administration on Aging (AoA) regarding their FY 2012 budget.  In their budget justification document, AOA states the following: The FY 2012 request for Nutrition Services is $819,353,000 the same amount as the 2010 level.  At this level […]

Proposed Budget Cuts Will Weaken Programs to Low-Income Seniors

Mon, Feb 14, 2011

On February 14, the National Council on Aging NCOA reported on spending cuts included in the release of the President’s FY2012 Budget saying that the “President’s Budget Undermines the Only Jobs Program for Vulnerable Seniors.” NCOA says the cuts would drastically slash initiatives that empower older Americans to sustain their health and economic independence. The […]