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7 Facts about Older Adults and SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the largest domestic hunger safety net program helping low-income older adults to achieve food security. But many myths abound–here we set the record straight with seven facts about seniors and SNAP.

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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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Never Alone: An Interview with Long-Term HIV Survivors

While HIV can now be a long-term, manageable chronic disease for many, it can present a unique set of challenges for those living and aging with the virus. Many people living with HIV describe feelings of loneliness and isolation. NCOA participates in the HIV: The Long View Coalition to share stories from long-term HIV survivors.

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The Growing Need for Representative Payees, and How You Can Help

Each year, millions of older adults become victims of financial exploitation. Social Security’s Representative Payee Program is one tool that can help.

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See Me

As we recognize PRIDE Month, we must remember that LGBTQ/SGL people are not monolithic, that one person, one situation, does not define the entire group.

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