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Archive October 2021

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It's All About Advocacy on Appropriations!

Nearly one month into the fiscal year, House and Senate leaders have begun to hash out differences between their FY 2022 appropriations bills now that Senate Democrats released their proposed spending levels earlier this week. The countdown to December 3 (the end date of the continuing resolution currently funding the government at FY 2021 levels) is on and it underscores the urgency felt by members to achieve bipartisan agreement.

Call for Sessions Opening Soon for USAging’s 2022 Conference!

The Call for Sessions for the 2022 USAging Annual Conference and Tradeshow, is opening soon, so put on your thinking caps and plan to submit a proposal to present at next year’s conference before the December 10 deadline!

Biden’s Tango: America Temporarily Safe from Default While Build Back Better Negotiations Drag On

Congress narrowly averted a global crisis this week by passing through temporary debt limit legislation that enables the country to continue honoring its financial obligations through early December. The next debt limit fight will likely align with the expiration of the continuing resolution on December 3, potentially tying the two fiscal issues together in future negotiations.

USAging is a Partner in the New National Technical Assistance Center on Grandfamilies and Kinship Families

With funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, ACL has awarded a new five-year cooperative agreement to Generations United (GU) for developing a new National Technical Assistance Center on Grandfamilies and Kinship Families. USAging will be one of the primary partners on the project, which also includes the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, the National Indian Child Welfare Association, ZERO TO THREE and Child Trends.

Innovations from the Field: Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio

Learn how this AAA provides wrap-around services to older adults living in the three senior housing properties the agency owns and manages.

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