Issue Brief 15-28
August 28, 2015

On July 16, 2015, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation (S. 192) to reauthorize Older Americans Act (OAA) programs through fiscal year (FY) 2018. The bill modifies the hold-harmless provision used to allocate funds for most programs under Title III—State and Community Programs on Aging. It also expands the list of allowable activities for certain programs, and strengthens the Long-Term Care Ombudsman program.