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Ask the Governor and Your Legislators to Support Older New Yorkers in this Year's Budget

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Fill out this form to send a message to Governor Hochul and your Senate and Assembly representatives calling for the following key investments in this year's budget:

Full funding for Fair Pay for Home Care (A6329/S5374) to provide livable wages for home care workers and address New York's worst in the nation home care shortage.

$14.1 million in the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) home-delivered meal program to combat hunger among homebound older New Yorkers.

$20 million in the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, to ensure better oversight across the State's nursing homes.

$5 million to pilot a new Resident Advisor program in Affordable Senior Housing, funding social workers to support older tenants' ability to age in place.