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NCOA’s Aging Mastery Program® Addresses COVID-19 Social Isolation Issues

The Aging Mastery Program is an innovative, 10-part program that focuses on key aspects of aging well, including health, finances, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement. It has empowered more than 22,000 older adults to age well and is now being offered virtually at nonprofit organizations nationwide.

NCOA Selects New CEO

Ramsey Alwin, an experienced public policy leader with a commitment to addressing issues related to aging, will lead NCOA effective Aug. 31.

NCOA Launches COVID-19 Community Response Fund

NCOA today launched a COVID-19 Community Response Fund to immediately begin raising and distributing funds to hard-hit community-based organizations that are directly serving older adults during the pandemic.

NCOA Applauds Older Americans Act Reauthorization

NCOA applauds Congress for a strong bipartisan reauthorization of the Older Americans Act, modernizing the legislation to address the shifting needs of millions of older adults, including the recent coronavirus outbreak.

NCOA Statement: Congress Must Protect Older Adults from COVID-19

In the United States, the first reported virus-related fatalities were Americans over age 50, and the data available from China and other countries mirrors those results. NCOA believes more significant investment now will save the lives of our parents, grandparents, older adult relatives, and neighbors and help contain the spread of this deadly virus in our communities.

LULAC & NCOA Join Forces in 2020

The League of United Latin American Citizens today announced an unprecedented new partnership with NCOA to offer a wide range of life-changing benefits to the growing number of Latino seniors and adults with disabilities throughout the United States.

NCOA CEO Announces Retirement

After 25 years with the NCOA, James Firman, president and CEO, today announced his plans to retire from NCOA to pursue new endeavors that continue his focus on transforming the lives of older Americans.

NCOA’s Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 23

On Monday, September 23—the first day of fall—NCOA is partnering with thousands of educators, caregivers, health and aging professionals, community-based organizations, and older adults across the country to focus on one goal: preventing falls.

NCOA Network of Benefits Enrollment Centers Expands to 43 States

Twenty-five new organizations have joined the NCOA’s national network of Benefits Enrollment Centers, providing personalized assistance to low-income Medicare beneficiaries to access programs that help pay for health care, prescriptions, food, utilities, and more.

Report Finds Major Flaws, Needed Improvements in the Federal Medicare Shopping Tool

When it comes to making health care insurance decisions, older Americans are told they can depend on the Medicare Plan Finder (MPF) to get reliable and accessible information. In fact, a new report finds that the federal government’s online tool to help Medicare beneficiaries and others obtain information and make decisions about coverage options in fee-for-service and Medicare Parts C and D is not delivering on that promise.

Seniors on Fixed Incomes Can Find Help with Rising Costs

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 Empowers Older Adults to Master Aging

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.