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    Advocacy Update: Raise Your Voice

    Raise Your Voice: Let Your Council Members Know that Seniors Matter The FY2017 budget season is underway and the DC City Council will be holding hearings on the Mayor’s proposed budget over the next two months. This is… Read More

Our Mission

The DC Senior Advisory Coalition (S.A.C.) seeks to be a unifying voice, advocating to improve the quality of life for and with older adults in the District of Columbia.

 

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DC Office on Aging

All DC residents age 60 and older are eligible for a range of community-based services addressing many of their basic needs, provided by non-profit agencies in the Senior Service Network and funded in part through the DC Office… Read More

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Food Delivery

Meals & Nutrition

Multiple DC public and private agencies cite an increased demand for senior food assistance in the face of flat or declining resources of lower and middle class citizens, coupled with rising food prices.  Food security is elusive for… Read More

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Iona Senior Services

Transportation

Transportation presents a significant barrier to seniors living in the community.   They often need assistance to get to medical appointments, obtain groceries, attend important benefit meetings, and attend wellness or adult day care programs.   There are two primary… Read More

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IONA Mabel Wright with two young men.

Housing

Two significant barriers to adequate senior housing in the District are the limited amount of affordable housing and the lack of sufficient accessible housing. In the last 10 years, the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment has risen… Read More

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