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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.


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.


The Pay Gap is an Aging Issue

Income is tied to lots of aspects of aging, but the way that plays out once you turn 60 is very different for men and women. One major reason: the gender pay gap.


Independence Doesn’t Mean Going It Alone

As we age, our bodies (and budgets) change. Our understanding of independence must change along with them.


How to Find Free Help for Seniors Struggling to Make Ends Meet

All of us dream of growing old with health, security, and independence—without having to worry too much about the costs of everyday life. Unfortunately, that is not the reality for many of today’s older adults.