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Getting the Care You Need via Telemedicine

Telemedicine—consulting with healthcare professionals via video—is a new reality. The federal government has temporarily expanded telemedicine services for Medicare beneficiaries to cover these virtual visits.

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Staying Connected While Staying Home

Limiting physical interaction does not have to mean stopping social interaction altogether. We’ve gathered tips—some high-tech, some low-tech—from our Aging Mastery® Program to help you stay active and involved.

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Encouraging older adults to stay active and safe during the coronavirus pandemic

Your organization may not be able to offer group exercise classes during[...]

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UPDATED: Coronavirus: What Older Adults Need to Know

The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly, and NCOA is taking proactive steps to share the best information we have to protect the public’s health, especially among older adults.

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Drinking and Healthy Aging: Know Your Limits

As we age, alcohol use can remain a part of a healthy lifestyle. But older adults should know that age changes our bodies in ways that make alcohol affect older adults more profoundly.

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Why Menopause Matters

Menopause is more than just hot flashes and night sweats. While the symptoms of menopause can significantly impact a woman’s quality of life, not all women experience the same symptoms.

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Understanding the Opioid Crisis Through the Lense of Aging

We surveyed community-based organizations (CBOs) about how the opioid crisis is affecting the older adults they serve. What we found reveals a lot about the important work already being done by CBOs, and the difficult circumstances faced by families struggling with the ripple effects of opioid addiction.

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