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We support the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Our goal is to help older adults live longer and healthier lives.

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Medicare Advantage supplemental benefits provide new opportunities for the aging network

Learn more about recent changes to the “primarily health related” supplemental benefits that can be offered by Medicare Advantage plans and what this means for the aging network.

Check out 6 new evidence-based health promotion programs

The new programs will be included on the pre-approved list for future discretionary funding opportunities through the Administration for Community Living.

New issue brief on implementing evidence-based programs to address chronic pain

Explore this issue brief to learn more about the common and growing problem of chronic pain and opioid use among older adults and find successful strategies for implementing the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program.

Upcoming Events


Ask Dr. Kate Lorig About the Role of Chronic Disease Self-Management Education in the Opioid Epidemic

January 7, 2019 UTC @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Self-Management Resource Center and the National Council on Aging for a discussion with Dr. Kate Lorig about the role of chronic disease self-management education in addressing the opioid epidemic.

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Engage, Assess, Treat: Strategies for the Aging Network to Address Behavioral Health

January 22, 2019 UTC @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join this webinar for a discussion of strategies for the aging network to get involved in talking to older adults about mental health, screening individuals for anxiety and depression, and options for providing or referring individuals to treatment.

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Age+Action Conference

June 17, 2019 UTC - June 20, 2019 UTC

Join NCOA for the premiere national conference focused on ensuring every person’s right to age with their best possible health and economic security.

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