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.
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!Read
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.Read
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.Read