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NCOA Welcomes New Chair-Elect Kathy Greenlee

Experienced public servant brings decades of expertise in aging, health, and elder justice Arlington, VA (February 16, 2021) – The National Council on Aging (NCOA), a trusted national leader working to ensure that every person can age well, is pleased to announce that Kathy Greenlee has been named Chair-Elect of its Board of Directors....

New Administration and Congress Must Act Quickly to Protect Older Americans from Resurgent COVID-19 Pandemic

NCOA calls for equitable vaccine distribution, expanded job training, and more in first 100 days Arlington, VA (January 21, 2021) – The National Council on Aging (NCOA), a trusted national leader working to ensure that every person can age well, urges the New Administration and Congress to move quickly to protect older Americans from a resurgent...

Resource Guide: Remote Delivery of Evidence-based Programs

In March 2020, providers of evidence-based health promotion programs canceled in-person classes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While some evidence-based programs were ready to be implemented immediately via the telephone or a video-conferencing platform, others required examination through pilot testing to determine feasibility in the new remote...

Meet the NISC Team

Meet the team at NCOA’s National Institute of Senior Centers. Vivian Nava-Schellinger Vivian Nava-Schellinger leads the National Council on Aging’s ecosystem of national and community partnerships, external engagement of NCOA’s policy priorities, and programs focused on vulnerable populations of older adults.  For over a decade,...

Ready, Set, Bank! Online Banking Workshop – LA

Discover the convenience of online banking! Join the National Council on Aging, ONEgeneration Senior Enrichment Center, and Capital One for a free virtual workshop to learn: The benefits of online bankingThe security features that keep your money safe onlineHow real-time information can help you manage your money The workshop includes...

Ready, Set, Bank! Online Banking Workshop – Chicago

Discover the convenience of online banking! Join the National Council on Aging, the Northeast (Levy) Senior Center, and Capital One for a free virtual workshop to learn: The benefits of online bankingThe security features that keep your money safe onlineHow real-time information can help you manage your money The workshop includes 2 virtual...

NCOA Statement: Legislative Package is a First Step, but More Relief is Needed for Vulnerable Older Adults

NCOA works to ensure all seniors have equitable access to food, jobs, and the COVID-19 vaccine Arlington, VA (December 23, 2020) – The following is a statement by Ramsey Alwin, President & CEO of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), in response to Congressional passage of a $2.3 trillion year-end legislative package. “The bill that...

Happy Holidays from NISC

Dear NISC Members, Thank you for all you do in support of older adults in your communities.  As Senior Center Professionals, you have had change the way we interact, provide services, and ensure folks have the resources they need to age well.  As you know, there is still more work to be done as we transition into a new year filled with hope,...

Issue Brief: Showcasing Community-Based Organizations Leading Innovative Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic with Evidence Based Programs

The response to the coronavirus pandemic from the U.S. health care and the aging network’s ecosystems has been remarkable. Each industry has worked quickly to lead innovations for COVID-19 prevention, support, and treatment. As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to surge, the collaborative approach promoted in community-integrated health care practices...

President-Elect Biden and New Congress Must Act Quickly to Address COVID-19 Threats to Older Americans

NCOA outlines three priorities for first 100 days and remainder of 2021 Arlington, VA (November 9, 2020) – The National Council on Aging (NCOA), a trusted national leader working to ensure that every person can age well, commends President-elect Biden for making older Americans a priority in his plan to combat the pandemic—but is calling for...

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