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Women’s History Month Reminds Us Things Have Gotten Better

Women’s History Month is a chance to remember major milestones that made aging well easier for women. Since the beginning of the 20th century, life expectancy has increased significantly due to improvements in public health, nutrition, and medical technology including improved treatments and better medications for heart disease, stroke, infectious diseases, and certain cancers, such as breast and colon cancers.


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.


Supporting Black Futures During Black History Month by Ending Diabetes Disparities

African American older adults are disproportionately affected by diabetes, which affects more than 10% of African American adults.


Finding a Common Language for Intergenerational Work Cultures

The Juanita C. Grant Foundation has done extensive research on the workforce development challenges facing people ages 50+. A strong theme in the results of that research is the possibility of interviewing with and being under the direction of someone much younger.


Simple Tips for Eating Well

There are few things in life as comforting and nourishing as food, but it can be controversial and confusing, too.