Ten years ago, the NCOA and a coalition of organizations created Falls Prevention Awareness Day to encourage people to prevent falls. In the first decade, more than 14 million people have participated in events across the country.
The Social Security Administration is sending millions of letters to Medicare beneficiaries who may be eligible for savings programs. The letters are not a scam and the programs could provide needed assistance.
Programs that older adults rely on like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security could undergo changes this year that would affect their expected budgets. The recently updated BenefitsCheckUp.org is the go-to resource to see if an older adult qualifies for more than 2,500 Federal, state, and private programs.
NCOA is strongly oppose to the elimination of the SHIPs in the Senate appropriations bill because it would leave 55 million people with Medicare without the only program that provides free, personalized, unbiased counseling on the growing complexities of Medicare coverage.
Medicare beneficiaries soon will receive a letter from the SSA if they are eligible for help with their out-of-pocket medical and drug expenses. NCOA and its local partners can help older adults enroll.
Four million low-income older adults could increase their annual budget as much as 29% with readily available benefits programs. You Gave, Now Save makes it easier for older adults to learn about their options and take action to remain independent.
NCOA recently welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors. The professionals bring diverse knowledge and experience to the NCOA mission of improving the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are struggling.
Today’s boomers and older adults will live nearly a decade longer than their parents, with twice as many years in good health past age 65. NCOA developed AMP to engage boomers and older adults in this new phase of their lives.
Before Americans cast their ballots in November, NCOA urges them to ask the Presidential and Congressional candidates how they will tackle five of the most pressing challenges facing our nation’s older population and their families.
A new NCOA survey shows that senior debt is increasing significantly as older adults struggle to meet their daily needs and manage unexpected costs, and these seniors don’t know where to turn for trusted assistance.
More than 100 experts in falls prevention from around the nation gathered to outline innovative ideas and set priorities to update the 2005 Falls Free® National Action Plan, the nation’s original blueprint for addressing this critical public health challenge.
A new report from an expert collaborative proposes to reclaim the social narrative on what aging really means by building better perceptual connections between health care experts, advocates, and the thousands of Americans who turn 65 every day.
Since 2010, NCOA and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation have been working to help older adults lift themselves out of poverty and manage their financial lives. Now in its 5th year, this effort is being extended to reach thousands more seniors, both online and in their communities.
A new survey from NCOA, UnitedHealthcare, and USA TODAY finds that most older Americans feel their best years are still to come, but not all are prepared for the health and financial challenges of aging.