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Statement by James P. Firman, Chair Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) on the President's FY2009 Budget Proposal
Date:2/5/2008

c, health, and long-term care protection as they age, by strengthening Medicare and Medicaid, preserving Social Security, and increasing funding for a wide variety of home and community-based supportive services. LCAO looks forward to working with Congressional leaders to develop a plan which will respond to human needs and tap the talents of our senior population as a resource for the nation.

LCAO is a coalition of 56 national not-for-profit organizations concerned with the well-being of American's 87 million people over age 50. An advocacy leader since 1978, LCAO is committed to social justice and fiscal responsibility for an aging society. For more information, please visit http://www.lcao.org.

Media Contact: Scott L. Parkin, 202-479-6975 scott.parkin@ncoa.org


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