The Impact of COVID-19 on Community-Based Organizations Serving Older Adults
In April, July, and October 2020, NCOA surveyed community-based organizations to understand how COVID-19 affected their services to older adults. Read the results. (October results coming soon.)
Potential Financial Impacts of COVID-19 on Older Adults
What will the long-term financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic be on older adults? NCOA and the LeadingAge LTSS Center @ UMass Boston analyzed data from the Great Recession of 2008 to understand what trends may be in store. The result is a series of three issue briefs.
Featured News & Resources
- Helping Consumers Claim Their Economic Impact Payment: This guide from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau explains how to help those who don’t file taxes receive their money (deadline extended to Nov. 21, 2020)
- Preparing for Medicare Open Enrollment: A toolkit for professionals developed with the SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) Technical Assistance Center to conduct virtual counseling this season
- Tools for Reaching a Remote Audience: From social media platforms to webinars, get tips for the different technology tools your organization may want to use
- Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 and Technology Resources from NCOA
Protecting Yourself from Poor Air Quality
As people age, their bodies are less able to handle the effects of environmental hazards. Reducing exposure to bad air and smoke is important for your health.
Women: Put yourself first in planning for financial freedom in retirement
It’s 2020, but a woman’s path to a secure retirement continues to be filled with obstacles. It’s time for equity in aging.
Report: 8 Ideas to Expand Funding for Evidence-Based Health Programs
Community-based health programs have a long track record of keeping older adults healthy. What they often don’t have is sustainable funding.
COVID-19: How Communities Can Adapt
NCOA staff talk about the opportunities for individuals and community organizations to step up and lead during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Key Resources for Professionals
Find key resources and tools developed by NCOA's national partners in aging and disability and the federal government.
Health Promotion Program Guidance
Check back regularly for updates from individual programs on whether it’s feasible to continue implementation of health promotion programs when in-person gatherings are not possible.
Senior Center Resources
Get the latest best practice information that senior centerSenior Center Resourcess are using to prevent coronavirus spread and keep participants safe.