Get the Facts

These fact sheets are for anyone looking for information about the challenges of aging and NCOA’s role in addressing those issues.

Benefits Access Facts

Millions of financially vulnerable seniors and adults with disabilities qualify for—but are not yet enrolled in—programs that could help them pay their expenses. Get the facts about these benefits and how NCOA’s programs help eligible individuals find and apply for benefits to improve their lives.
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Chronic Disease Self-Management Facts

Chronic conditions like diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, and lung disease make life unmanageable for millions of older adults—and force them to give up their independence too soon. Get the facts and find out how Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs can help.
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Falls Prevention Facts

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans, however they are not a normal part of aging. Get the facts about falls and falls prevention and find out what the NCOA is doing to implement and disseminate evidence-based falls prevention programs and strategies across the nation.
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Economic Security for Seniors Facts

More than 23 million Americans aged 60+ are economically insecure struggle with rising housing and health care bills, inadequate nutrition, lack of access to transportation, diminished savings, and job loss. Get the facts about economic insecurity and how the NCOA programs that provide hope for these older adults.
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Healthy Aging Facts

For most older adults, good health ensures independence, security, and productivity as they age, yet millions struggle every day with health and safety challenges. Get the facts on aging well and what the NCOA is doing to empower older adults to live healthier lives.
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Home Equity Facts

Many older adults are “house rich but cash poor.” Accessing home equity can be a useful financial tool for some older homeowners to age in place. Get the facts on home equity and how NCOA helps seniors explore how to use their home equity wisely.
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Mature Workers Facts

As the population ages, older Americans will play an increasingly important role in our economy and America’s leadership in the world marketplace. Get the facts on mature workers and about NCOA programs for older adults seeking to reenter or remain in the workforce.
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Senior Center Facts

Today, 11,400 senior centers serve more than 1 million older adults every day and are one of the most widely used services among America’s older adults. Get the facts about modern senior centers and NCOA’s National Institute of Senior Centers which supports a national network of over 3,000 senior center professionals.
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Senior Hunger and SNAP Facts

In the U.S., more than 4 million low-income adults over age 60 rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to stay healthy and make ends meet. Get the facts about senior hunger and what NCOA is doing provide resources that help eligible individuals find and apply for benefits that pay for food.
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