Area Agency on Aging of Dane County | Advocacy

AAA Board’s letter to State Legislators (representing Dane County) and Speaker Vos supporting Medicaid Expansion in Wisconsin. 6-10-19

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AAA Board’s letter to Senators Baldwin & Johnson and Representative Pocan welcoming the 116th Congress, urging a bipartisan effort to reauthorize the Older Americans Act, and working towards a FY 2020 funding strategy

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AAA Board’s letter to Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul urging him to continue the Wisconsin Elder Abuse Task Force’s efforts in combating elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation

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AAA Board opposes AB 432 & SB 341 (re: CNA training)

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AAA Board opposes proposed funding elimination of the Corporation for National & Community Service (affecting RSVP, Foster Grandparent Program, and Senior Companion Program)

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Advocacy Links:
AAA Legislative/Advocacy Committee

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Wisconsin

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups (CWAG)

Committee on Aging—City of Madison
A 12 member Committee who advises the mayor, common council, and other city departments by recommending funding for prioritized City senior services; monitoring the operations of the Madison Senior Center; and advocating for senior adults living in Madison.

Dane County Veterans Service Office

Elderly Advocacy Network (EAN)
AAA’s Legislative/Advocacy Committee created the Elderly Advocacy Network to advocate on behalf of senior adults in Dane County. Members include senior adults, Senior Focal Point/Senior Center staff, and community organizations serving seniors. EAN’s focus is to build a strong and cohesive group to contact public officials on issues of interest to the elderly population in Dane County. Action Alerts are emailed to EAN members with County, State, and Federal legislative issues affecting seniors. When issues need action, the Alerts will include recommended advocacy steps. To be added to the Elderly Advocacy Network, email

S.O.S. Senior Council
A not-for-profit organization of about 1,000 members that organizes, educates, and advocates for elderly people. Activities include a monthly newsletter, membership meetings, legislative and housing committees, and a health program. For more information, email:

Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network
The Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network (WAAN) is a collaborative group of individuals and associations working with and for Wisconsin's older adults to shape public policy that improves the quality of life of older people throughout the state. WAAN educates both supporters and opponents, mobilizes allies on priority issues, and advocates positions utilizing the shared experience, knowledge, and constituencies of member organizations. AAA of Dane County is a Core Member of WAAN through the Wisconsin Association of Area Agencies on Aging (w4a).

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