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How to Choose a Medicare Plan During the Open Enrollment Period

Choosing a Medicare plan is an important, but difficult decision. During Medicare Open Enrollment (October 15-December 7), use the 4Cs of Medicare – Coverage, Cost, Convenience, and Customer Service – to assess the quality of your current plan and, if needed, find a new one that better fits your needs.

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Contribute to Public Safety on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) hosts two National Prescription Drug Take Back Day events each year. Anyone who takes medication should use the opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinets.

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The Role of a Physical Therapist in Healthy Aging

October is National Physical Therapy Month and a wonderful chance to remind the public of the value of physical therapy in supporting the health and independence of America’s older adults.

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NCOA Low-Income Improvements Included in House Committees’ Medicare Part D Legislation

This week, two House committees passed legislation that includes NCOA proposals to[...]

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Pioneering Culturally Responsive Outreach in New Mexico

For the first time, the National Council on Aging will be represented at this year’s National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Annual Convention & Marketplace. The NCAI, founded in 1944, is the oldest, largest, and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the interests of tribal governments and communities.

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