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4 Tips for Seniors to Manage Their Debt

Many older adults use credit cards to cope with unexpected expenses that exceed their income. This strategy can work for a while. However, over time your credit cards can reach the maximum borrowing limits. Here are four solutions to help reduce your debt and get back on the path to financial stability.

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3 Vaccines to Keep You Healthy

Vaccines play a vital role in preventing illness and maintaining health. Here are three commonly recommended vaccines covered by Medicare, and what you need to ask your health provider or plan.

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Seniors: 5 Tips to Increase Your Income

With the decline of company pensions and financial markets taking a hit during the economic downturn, many seniors face less income than anticipated in retirement. Here are 5 tips to boost your income and savings.

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Congrats to 3 newly accredited centers!

In August, three centers received National Senior Center Accreditation. The centers—located in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Texas—each provide quality services to their communities.

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Native Americans and Benefits Eligibility

This map allows users to find the number of Native American households by county who are enrolled in Medicare, and potentially eligible for benefits that make Medicare affordable.

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Hunger Action Month: #getSNAP

September is Hunger Action Month, and we developed these sample social media posts to tell real stories of seniors who have used SNAP to get help paying for healthy food. Use them to help us get the word out, or use the hashtag #getSNAP to tell the story of how SNAP has benefited you!

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Flu + You

Find out how the flu can affect older adults and ways to stay protected this flu season.

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2014 Falls Free® Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Falls Free® photo contest, and thank to everyone who participated!

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Help with More than Prescriptions

In July, NCOA’s Benefits Enrollment Centers (BECs) helped over 6,300 individuals apply for more than $14 million in benefits. Two of those individuals they helped were Mr. and Mrs. Cantu of McAllen, TX, who sought help paying for prescriptions from Senior Community Outreach Services, but ended up with a whole lot more.

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Ten Senior Centers earn NISC accreditation in July

Congratulations to the ten senior centers that received National Senior Center Accreditation in July!

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