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A Second Chance to Switch Medicare Advantage Plans

A new opportunity to switch Medicare Advantage/Part C plans is happening right now. The annual Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MA OEP) runs from Jan. 1 to Mar. 31 and offers anyone enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan an opportunity to: Switch from one Part C plan to another, or Switch from a Part C plan to Original Medicare and add Part D prescription drug […]


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.


Older Adults Received February SNAP Benefits Early: Impact and Next Steps

During the federal government shutdown last month, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) requested that states issue February’s benefits in January to ensure that people received them during the shutdown. Here’s what the means for beneficiaries, who are used to receiving their benefits once per month.


Why we care about visits to Capitol Hill (and you should too)

Learn why visits to your members of Congress on Capitol Hill are an important part of visiting Washington, DC, and giving voice to the older adults you serve.


Scams to Watch Out for in 2019

Millions of older adults are exploited each year by scammers. Learn what 3 scams are making the rounds right now & what you can do to protect yourself.