Aging and Disability

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Though not everyone will become disabled with age, we are more likely to experience impairments and disabilities as we get older. For a quick overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and what it covers, check out our fact sheet on Aging and the ADA: Why You Should Care About the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The ADA and Caregivers: Frequently Asked Questions addresses questions often posed by caregivers and the people who need their assistance.

In the sections below, you'll find information on the ADA, and other resources that may be helpful to older people and those who care about them.