New York City has been, by far, the American city hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. But not all New Yorkers are equally at risk. Age, race, and class have all been predictive markers of who is most at risk of infection and death.
COVID-19 is devastating nursing homes across the country. Congress should protect older adults and people with disabilities by giving more funding to Home and Community Based Services. Here’s how you can take action.Read
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading across the country, Congress has passed three packages of legislation to protect public health and stimulate the economy. It’s important that older adults and aging network professionals understand what’s now available to them because of Congress’s work, and how NCOA is advocating on their behalf.Read
With all the concerns around the increased census issues, there are many opportunities to ensure that our older adult population is counted.Read
This week, two House committees passed legislation that includes NCOA proposals to[...]Read
On Sept. 18, the House Committee on Education and Labor approved H.R. 4334, the Dignity in Aging Act of 2019. This bipartisan legislation reauthorizes the Older Americans Act (OAA) through 2024 and incorporates a number of improvements proposed by NCOA and its aging network partners. There’s a long way to go, but this is a big win for us.Read