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You’ve Earned This: Benefits Can Boost Your Budget

From July 13-17, we’re encouraging older adults to explore the thousands of public and private benefits programs that can help pay for daily expenses like food, medicine, and rent. No matter your circumstances, benefits should be something you factor into your plans for aging well. After all, you’ve worked hard. You’ve earned this.


Remaining Connected as the Pandemic Continues

Nearly four months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many older adults are struggling to adjust to a new normal and wondering what it means for their future. Regardless of where your community is in terms of opening, closing, or infection rates, here are some tips for keeping yourself safe and healthy—physically, mentally, and financially.


Celebrating Pride Month with History

Staying physically and socially distant has many people celebrating Pride Month by studying the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) rights movements. We’re grateful to the Diverse Elders Coalition for letting us share their post about this issue.


Senior Medicare Patrol Warns of COVID-19 Fraud

The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) has been receiving complaints of unsolicited callers using the fear and uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic to prey on Medicare beneficiaries. Protect yourself from these scams by knowing what to look for and how to verify that something is real.


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.