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    For the first time, federal funds for oral health screenings for older Americans will be made available if the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 is enacted.  The bill was amended to include "oral health" as part of routine health screenings. The Older Americans Act provides funding to

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    Advocacy Tools for FY 2016 OAA Appropriations

    Dennis Mahar and Cathy Knight, W4A, attended the National (N4A) Conference held in Washington, DC.  Please click on the links below to help renew The Older Americans Act (OAA). Advocacy Tools for FY 2016 OAA Appropriations Join our efforts to increase funding for Older Americans Act (OAA) and other

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