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.