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The Ripple Effects of Senior Centers

Words and actions can be like ripples on a pond, quietly changing hearts and minds. Reflecting on 13 years at NCOA, the driving force behind any success I’ve had is the commitment and caliber of senior center professionals who shared their expertise, time, and passion by volunteering for NISC.

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4 Tips for National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and a perfect time to revisit your own preparedness and post-disaster plans. Whether you’re in the midst of a crisis or not, these tips can help you age well.

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How to Save Money on Medications

Prescription drugs can be expensive, but there are programs that can help you save money on medications, from drug manufacturer discounts to federal and state programs.

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Summer Reflections on Staying Safe

The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly. Here is the latest advice from public health experts about the best way to protect yourself and to reduce the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.

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Congress invests in most pressing needs, but budget restrictions remain

House appropriators are acting quickly to move FY21 funding bills through the committee process and floor debate. They aim to have all twelve pieces of legislation approved by the end of July. While COVID-19 relief legislation is taking up the country’s attention, these funding bills also have high stakes. We have advice for advocates who want to make sure older adults are supported.

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