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What adults 65+ should know

Flu season is gearing up—and so is our Flu + You campaign to educate older adults, and those who care for them, about the seriousness of the flu, the importance of annual vaccination, and available vaccine options. Award-winning actress Judith Light from Who's the Boss?, Dallas, and Ugly Betty, is helping us urge people 65+ to talk to their health care provider about their annual flu shot.

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  • “I get $56 a month”

    It may not sound like much, but Ms. M from New York is one of 4 million seniors eating healthier thanks to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). It’s Hunger Action Month—encourage more hungry older adults to #getSNAP! Share our images on social media or download, print, and hang a poster where seniors gather.

    Get an image Print a poster See 5 SNAP myths Sep 17
  • Webinar: Suicide Prevention and Older Adults

    Older adults die by suicide at a higher rate than the national average. Prevention is key. Join our Center for Healthy Aging to discuss risk factors for suicide, screening tools, and effective prevention interventions.

    Register Sep 16
  • Ready to make a Thunderclap?

    To amplify our Flu + You message, we created a Thunderclap—an online tool that allows a community of people to share the same message at the exact same time on social media. But our message won't go out unless we have at least 100 supporters. Sign up today and watch on Sept. 30 as everyone's messages are shared at once!

    Sign up Learn more about Flu + You Sep 15
  • What adults 65+ should know

    Flu season is gearing up—and so is our Flu + You campaign to educate older adults, and those who care for them, about the seriousness of the flu, the importance of annual vaccination, and available vaccine options. Award-winning actress Judith Light from Who's the Boss?, Dallas, and Ugly Betty, is helping us urge people 65+ to talk to their health care provider about their annual flu shot.

    Watch the video Get flu facts Spread the message Sep 09
  • Get ready for Medicare Open Enrollment!

    Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment Period is coming soon (Oct. 15-Dec. 7), and with it comes an excellent opportunity for everyone with Medicare to assess their situation and whether their current coverage is best meeting their needs. Join us for a free webinar on Sept. 18 to get tips and resources you can share with older adults.

    Register Get step-by-step help on My Medicare Matters Sep 08
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