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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Congressional Committees Preserve Aging Services Funding for 2019

Congressional appropriators have moved their FY19 bills quickly though the committee process, and there is good news for aging services programs in both bills.

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Final FY18 funding brings good news for aging services

The “omnibus” appropriations bill that the President signed on March 23 is good news for older adults and their families who rely on aging services programs. Read our summary.

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Free Resources for Aging Services Providers

Discover where you can get free publications to educate older adults about scams, healthy aging, nutrition, Medicare, and more.

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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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Straight Talk for Seniors®: 10 Ways the Administration’s Budget Would Impact Senior Programs

The White House released its first full budget proposal, and it includes historic cuts—and even elimination—of programs that older adults and their families have relied on for more than 50 years. See 10 senior programs that would be impacted.

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18 Steps to Fall Proofing Your Home

More than 75% of older adult falls happen in or near the home, but your home doesn’t have to be a falls hazard. Learn quick and easy changes you can make to your home today using this 18 step checklist.

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You Have the Power to Prevent a Fall

You may think you’ll never fall, but falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. Learn about 4 proven programs that can help reduce your risk.

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