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The Persistent Women of Aging

March is Women’s History Month, and the National Women’s History Project has designed this year’s theme as Nevertheless She Persisted. In looking through NCOA’s history, this couldn’t ring more true.


We Have so Much to Learn from Black Elders — and so Many Reasons to Support Them

At the start of Black History Month, a reminder to stop and think about how we can better honor and support the elders who have paved the way for us.


3 Scams to Protect Against in the New Year

Millions of older adults are exploited each year by scammers. Learn what 3 scams are making the rounds right now & what you can do to protect yourself.


Tools for Elder Hispanic Economic Security

Hispanic older adults experience greater economic insecurity, but they can use NCOA tools to help improve their budget and money management.


Your Money, Your Goals – Overcoming Barriers Through Financial Empowerment

Finances can be overwhelming for many people, and a variety of factors can increase financial challenges, especially for ethnic and minority seniors.


SCSEP: Providing Jobs and Economic Impact Across the Country

SCSEP puts nearly 70,000 older Americans to work in large and small communities across the country. Find out how.


Thinking About When You’ll Claim Social Security Benefits is Time Well Spent

How much will you receive from Social Security when you claim your retirement benefits? If you don’t know, you’re not alone. Here are several reasons why you shouldn’t guess your benefit amount.