President Signs Older Americans Reauthorization Act
President Obama signed into law the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016 (S. 192), legislation that strengthens support services for seniors and their caregivers.
First enacted in 1965, the Older Americans Act established and has sustained a number of social services and programs, including nutrition services, family caregiver support, community service employment, the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, and elder abuse prevention services. As amended by the house, S. 192 reauthorizes programs and strengthens the law. Please click here to read the full press release (link opens in new window).