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Listen to Your Heart and Help Raise Awareness About Valve Disease

Recognizing the need to raise awareness about heart valve disease, more than 55 organizations—led by the Alliance for Aging Research and including NCOA—come together each year on Feb. 22 with the common goal of encouraging people to Listen to their Hearts.

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Never Alone: An Interview with Long-Term HIV Survivors

While HIV can now be a long-term, manageable chronic disease for many, it can present a unique set of challenges for those living and aging with the virus. Many people living with HIV describe feelings of loneliness and isolation. NCOA participates in the HIV: The Long View Coalition to share stories from long-term HIV survivors.

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4 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease Using Medicare

The number 1 cause of death for people age 65 and older in the United States is heart disease. Review this list of easy-to-do practices to reduce your risk and live a long and healthy life.

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Anna Maria Chávez and U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Discuss Navigating Critical Decisions to Age Well

The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging invited NCOA to discuss the staggering number of decisions Americans have to make – often on their own – as they age. Anna Maria Chávez shares her testimony.

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LGBT Older Adults Run a Higher Risk for These 3 Chronic Conditions

Chronic conditions can be difficult to manage at the best of times, but for many LGBT older adults, unique challenges threaten the healthy aging of a generation.

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Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease 101: The Difference and Why it Matters

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are often spoken about interchangeably, but they are not the same condition. Understand the differences.

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Staying Heart Healthy After 65: What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation

When left untreated, AFib increases your chances of stroke by 500% & doubles your chance of heart-related death. Learn how to prevent or manage AFib with these tips.

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