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Meeting LGBTQ+ Older Adults Where They Are: A Local Story

The challenges, issues and benefits of aging in America aren’t experienced by everyone in the same ways. Minority communities such as older people in the LGBTQ+ community have faced a long history of discrimination, hate, violence, and systematic neglect, but local organizations can make a difference.

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Making the Most of Your Organization’s Partnerships and Tools

Caring about the welfare of older adults is not only an American imperative but also an opportunity for companies and organizations to show they understand the needs of this growing demographic. At the Aging in America Conference in New Orleans last month, non-profit organizations in the public health arena used this framing to explore how to better engage with older adults. Here’s some of the highlights!

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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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How SNAP Ensures Healthy Aging

Participating in the SNAP is one of the most effective ways to reduce food insecurity and improve health outcomes.

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How Walking Can Ease Arthritis Symptoms

Osteoarthritis is common, expensive, and a leading cause of disability … but it also can be prevented and managed. Find out about one proven program.

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Is Healthy Aging Your Goal? A Healthy Mouth Should Be, Too

Oral health is now recognized as an essential element of overall health in our rapidly growing older adult population. Learn why and how to help promote it.

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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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