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Advocacy Resources

ASA members fight for elder justice, defend Social Security, support the beneficial policies embedded in the Affordable Care Act, push for a reauthorization of the Older Americans Act and more. Here are tools we hope you can use to be even more effective advocates:

ASA Action Alert

An older Black woman talks to her direct care worker in her home


Do you want to expand access to caregiving services in the home and community for older adults and people with disabilities? Do you think people taking care of older adults should get a living wage?


Send your members of Congress a message today to urge them to support the Better Care Better Jobs Act to strengthen and expand the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) infrastructure and workforce.

Send your Members of Congress a Message Today


LeverAGE, a podcast produced by ASA, offers bold conversations about the policy and advocacy issues in aging and helps us all to learn how we can take action around the issues we all care about.

You can also subscribe and listen wherever you get your podcasts.

Second Annual ASA Public Policy Town Hall

The Second Annual ASA Public Policy Town Hall Session recorded on September 17, 2020, explored where our country stands today, where we might be heading and what our role as ASA members should be. Jay Newton-Small moderates a panel of national policy experts discussing issues that are the most pressing and relevant to ASA’s policy agenda. 


Moderated by:
Jay Newton-Small, MS, Co-founder and CEO, MemoryWell, Washington correspondent for TIME Magazine, and Journalist for Bloomberg News

Charlene Frizzera, President, CF Health Advisors 
Kathy Greenlee, previously served as U.S. Assistant Secretary for Aging and Kansas Secretary for Aging. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Council on Aging, and member of the Generations Editorial Advisory Board.
Kevin Prindiville, JD, Executive Director, Justice in Aging


Closing remarks by ASA Public Policy Committee Chairs:
Paul Downey, President & CEO, Serving Seniors; 
Amy Herr, MHS, PMP, Director, Health Policy, West Health Policy Center

Planning an Inclusive Car March

This toolkit is designed to help you plan a caravan roll through local communities as a safe and accessible way to organize a protest for everyone, including people who aren’t able to or don’t feel safe joining marches or protests on foot.

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