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Getting Ready for 2019 Medicare Open Enrollment

The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP) begins October 15. You’ll have the opportunity to sign up for Medicare or change the plan you already have. As you prepare to take advantage of the OEP, information is your most valuable resource. Here’s a look at what’s changing and where you can turn for guidance. What’s […]


Falls Prevention is a Team Effort

From medication and vision impairment to poor lighting and chronic conditions, the factors to watch for are numerous. That’s why having a team to help spot and address fall risks is so helpful.


House Committee Steps up for Dignity in Aging Act

On Sept. 18, the House Committee on Education and Labor approved H.R. 4334, the Dignity in Aging Act of 2019. This bipartisan legislation reauthorizes the Older Americans Act (OAA) through 2024 and incorporates a number of improvements proposed by NCOA and its aging network partners. There’s a long way to go, but this is a big win for us.


The Pay Gap is an Aging Issue

Income is tied to lots of aspects of aging, but the way that plays out once you turn 60 is very different for men and women. One major reason: the gender pay gap.


4 Tips to Stop Scammers Now

You don’t need to be the next victim. Here are four tips to help detect and prevent financial exploitation.