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Tell Congress: My Community Needs Its Senior Programs

Over the next three weeks, Congress will be discussing whether and how to fund community-based programs that help thousands of older adults every year, and are threatened with potentially drastic funding cuts. These four real-life stories show how these programs are improving lives in your community.


Straight Talk for Seniors®: What the Administration’s FY19 Budget Request Means for Seniors

On Feb. 12, the Administration released its FY19 budget request, which outlines its funding priorities. See what it means for aging services programs.


Straight Talk for Seniors®: What the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Means for Seniors

On Feb. 9, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The legislation addresses several of the issues NCOA has been advocating for, but more work remains. Read our analysis.


We Have so Much to Learn from Black Elders — and so Many Reasons to Support Them

At the start of Black History Month, a reminder to stop and think about how we can better honor and support the elders who have paved the way for us.


Why National Senior Center Accreditation Pays Off

Earning National Senior Center Accreditation from NCOA’s National Institute of Senior Centers requires time and commitment. But it also reaps tremendous dividends.