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We welcome your questions for the candidates on issues affecting older Americans in the form of a video. Let us know your name, where you’re from in the United States, and then pose your question. Please send your video to lcao@ncpssm.org with the subject line “Ask a question.” Your video may be posted on this public website and shared with others. Your email address will not be shared or solicited. You will receive a reminder before the February 17th forum.

 

Welcome to Seniors Decide 2016

The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations has enjoyed strong working relationships with U.S. Presidents of both parties. We developed Seniors Decide 2016 as a forum to begin a dialogue with the country’s next President about policies and programs that serve the needs of a diverse and growing population of older Americans.

I hope you will use the tools on this site and the information generated through Seniors Decide 2016 to pose your own questions to candidates and to engage your community throughout this year. This is the time to ask questions, get answers, and ensure the 70 million Americans represented by LCAO networks have the information they need to make informed decisions.

Max Richtman
Chair, LCAO

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Highlights From the Seniors Decide 2016 Forum

Next Avenue

Where do the presidential candidates stand on key issues affecting older Americans and which issues do older voters care most about? The Seniors Decide 2016 forum on Wednesday, Feb. 17 — the nation’s only presidential candidate forum focused on issues important to the nation’s older adults — offered some answers.

The Impact of Older Voters in the 2016 Election

Next Avenue

New Hampshire voters have spoken. They selected the oldest candidates in the race from each party: Sen. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. What does that say about the impact that the older voter might have in the November election?

Why Candidates Aren't Talking About Long-Term Care

Next Avenue Contribution to Forbes

On the eve of the first votes of the 2016 presidential contest – a wacky year where outsized personalities and voter anger are grabbing the headlines – there’s at least one familiar political pattern: nary a mention of one of the most critical issues facing many American families: long-term care.

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