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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...

Five senior centers achieve National Senior Center Accreditation in October 2020

Congratulations to four senior centers from Albuquerque, NM and one from Duxbury, MA who achieved National Senior Center Accreditation in October 2020. City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs Six senior center and two multi-generational centers of the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs maintain national accreditation...

Chief People Officer

About NCOA We’re a respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. We partner with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy. Our Vision: A just and caring society in which each of us, as we age,...

3 Programs Approved for Older Americans Act Title III-D Funding

Three evidence-based programs were recently approved by the Evidence-Based Program Review Council based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Thurston Arthritis Research Center. The purpose of the process is to identify new community programs that meet the criteria established by the Administration for Community Living for evidence-based...

NCOA Welcomes New Chair-Elect Faye Wattleton

Committed thought leader brings expertise in corporate, philanthropic, and nonprofit arenas Arlington, VA (October 29, 2020) – The National Council on Aging (NCOA), a trusted national leader working to ensure that every person can age well, is pleased to announce that Faye Wattleton has been named Chair-Elect of its Board of Directors. Wattleton...

Evidence-Based Program: REACH-TX

REACH-TX is an evidence-based skills-training and support program for dementia caregivers based on the Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health II (REACH II) intervention, optimized for delivery within community settings. REACH-TX provides risk assessment, education, skills training, support, and more to address common issues related to...

Evidence-Based Program: PREPARE For Your Care

PrepareforYourCare.org (PREPARE) is an online resource that helps people begin the important process of preparing for medical decision making. Using video stories and easy-to-read language, PREPARE helps people explore their personal values and preference and learn how to discuss them with family, friends, and medical providers. PREPARE also offers...

Evidence-Based Program: Mind Over Matter: Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder (MOM)

Mind Over Matter: Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder (MOM) is a researched and proven program designed to give women the tools they need to take control of bladder and bowel leakage. Join a MOM workshop and learn strategies for preventing or lessening symptoms including information-sharing, group activities, simple exercises, and dietary changes. With...

NCOA Simplifies the Complex Process of Choosing a Medicare Plan during Open Enrollment

My Medicare Matters provides unbiased information to find the best coverage Arlington, VA (October 15, 2020) – The National Council on Aging (NCOA), a trusted national leader working to ensure that every person can age well, offers a comprehensive and easy-to-use online tool for people with Medicare to make informed choices about their coverage...

Congratulations to the West Windsor Senior Center on achieving National Accreditation

The West Windsor Senior Center achieved national accreditation on September 24, 2020. The center is located in West Windsor Township, NJ. The township has a population of 27,000 and covers 27 square miles. Located in Mercer County, it is suburban, and a few miles from Princeton University.  The center is a department of the Township and serves primarily...

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