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OAA Passes Congress

Both houses of Congress have now passed the Older Americans Act Reauthorization of 2015, and President Obama is expected to sign it into law soon.

Older Americans Month is coming soon

May is Older Americans Month, and this year’s theme is “Blaze a Trail.” The Administration for Community Living (ACL) will be highlighting ways older Americans are advocating for themselves, their peers, and their communities.

Get ready for Falls Prevention Day 2016

NCOA is excited to announce the theme for 2016 Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD): Ready, Steady, Balance: Prevent Falls in 2016. Use our tools and resources to start planning now!

House passes OAA reauthorization bill

On March 21, the House passed S. 192, the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act, by unanimous voice vote. NCOA has endorsed the legislation, and commended the House upon its passage.

NCOA welcomes new board members

NCOA is excited to welcome three experts to our Board of Directors. See who they are, and what makes them so effective as advocates for older adults.

5 questions to ask the candidates

Before casting your ballot this year, ask the candidates how they will tackle 5 of the most pressing challenges facing our nation’s older population and their families.

Urge your Senators to support OAA funding

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is again organizing a joint letter in support of Older Americans Act (OAA) funding. The letter to appropriators is requesting at least a 12% increase in FY17. Urge your Senators to sign on by March 10.