Advocacy

Serving Seniors advocates on a local, state, and national level to mobilize meaningful policy change for older adults, and engages older adults in the civic process through leadership development and advocacy training.

Organizational Advocacy

Serving Seniors leverages the expertise and national advocacy platform of its President & CEO, Paul Downey, to mobilize significant policy change for older adults.

As an active member of the California Commission on Aging, National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs, and the American Society on Aging’s Public Policy Committee, Mr. Downey advocates on a local, state, and national level for senior-friendly public policy, including:

  • Increased funding for Older Americans Act meals and affordable senior housing
  • Protection and expansion of social security, Medicare, Medi-Cal, and Denti-Cal
  • System-level changes to address the growth in senior homelessness

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