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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.


Breaking Down What’s in The Heroes Act

With an estimated cost of $3 trillion over 10 years, the Heroes Act targets many problems caused by the COVID-19 crisis, and is an ambitious opening bid from House Democrats for continuing negotiations.