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Supporting the Seriously Ill at Home During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic places those with advanced or serious illness at great risk, resulting in the need for closer monitoring at a time when regular home visits are not possible. Organizations like Turn-Key Health have successfully altered their care models to expertly assess high risk patients and provide much needed COVID-19-specific education and social connection.

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What Congress Should Do for Low-Income Older Adults

COVID-19 is devastating nursing homes across the country. Congress should protect older adults and people with disabilities by giving more funding to Home and Community Based Services. Here’s how you can take action.

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Self-Care During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Self-care is more important now than ever, particularly if you have one or more chronic conditions.

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Women’s History Month Reminds Us Things Have Gotten Better

Women’s History Month is a chance to remember major milestones that made aging well easier for women. Since the beginning of the 20th century, life expectancy has increased significantly due to improvements in public health, nutrition, and medical technology including improved treatments and better medications for heart disease, stroke, infectious diseases, and certain cancers, such as breast and colon cancers.

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Supporting Black Futures During Black History Month by Ending Diabetes Disparities

African American older adults are disproportionately affected by diabetes, which affects more than 10% of African American adults.

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Simple Tips for Eating Well

There are few things in life as comforting and nourishing as food, but it can be controversial and confusing, too.

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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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