Homepage > Blog

Virtual Classes for Older Adults: Here to Stay

The shift to virtual programming at senior and community centers across the country has come out of necessity, but it isn’t exactly new—and it’s not going away any time soon.


Beyond Food and Medicine: Other Benefits to Boost Your Budget

NCOA’s BenefitsCheckUp can help you find other benefits beyond the basic necessities–such as employment, volunteer and discount programs to boost your budget and increase social engagement.


Supporting the Seriously Ill at Home During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic places those with advanced or serious illness at great risk, resulting in the need for closer monitoring at a time when regular home visits are not possible. Organizations like Turn-Key Health have successfully altered their care models to expertly assess high risk patients and provide much needed COVID-19-specific education and social connection.


Do Not Let Life-Threatening Ailments Go Unchecked During the Pandemic

Emergency departments have seen fewer stroke and heart attack patients since the onset of COVID-19, but older adults with symptoms should not delay care for symptoms of these conditions.


Beyond Age, Race & Income: Sociodemographic Factors to Track During COVID-19

New York City has been, by far, the American city hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. But not all New Yorkers are equally at risk. Age, race, and class have all been predictive markers of who is most at risk of infection and death.