There has been a lot going on with the federal government recently. With the start of open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace, the government shutdown, the government re-opening, it's been a busy month. It can be really hard to follow everything, and to know exactly what's happening and what impact that may have on our lives. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) recently published an article entitled "What Does the Latest Budget Deal Mean for Seniors". As we progress through the next few months until the new deadline for a spending plan, this article may be helpful to know what's been happening and what we can expect.