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4 Tips for National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and a perfect time to revisit your own preparedness and post-disaster plans. Whether you’re in the midst of a crisis or not, these tips can help you age well.

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How to Save Money on Medications

Prescription drugs can be expensive, but there are programs that can help you save money on medications, from drug manufacturer discounts to federal and state programs.

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You’ve Earned This: Benefits Can Boost Your Budget

From July 13-17, we’re encouraging older adults to explore the thousands of public and private benefits programs that can help pay for daily expenses like food, medicine, and rent. No matter your circumstances, benefits should be something you factor into your plans for aging well. After all, you’ve worked hard. You’ve earned this.

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Remaining Connected as the Pandemic Continues

Nearly four months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many older adults are struggling to adjust to a new normal and wondering what it means for their future. Regardless of where your community is in terms of opening, closing, or infection rates, here are some tips for keeping yourself safe and healthy—physically, mentally, and financially.

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Beyond Food and Medicine: Other Benefits to Boost Your Budget

NCOA’s BenefitsCheckUp can help you find other benefits beyond the basic necessities–such as employment, volunteer and discount programs to boost your budget and increase social engagement.

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How Aging Services Professionals are Adapting to the COVID-19 Outbreak

Judith Bendersky, the Field Supervisor at the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner, answered questions about what she and her staff have experienced over the past two months serving some of the first communities to struggle with COVID-19 infections.

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Pioneering Culturally Responsive Outreach in New Mexico

For the first time, the National Council on Aging will be represented at this year’s National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Annual Convention & Marketplace. The NCAI, founded in 1944, is the oldest, largest, and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the interests of tribal governments and communities.

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