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Actress Judith Light Joins National Council On Aging To Educate Adults 65 And Older About The Risks Of Flu And The Importance Of Annual Flu Vaccination

Award-winning actress Judith Light, known for TV's Who's the Boss?, Dallas, and Ugly Betty, is joining the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to...

Aug 27, 2013, 08:00 ET

Actor Lee Majors Joins Flu + You Campaign to Raise Awareness of Risks of Flu for People 65 and Older

 Actor Lee Majors, best known for his iconic roles on The Big Valley, The Fall Guy, and The Six Million Dollar Man, is joining the National...

Mar 19, 2013, 10:06 ET
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A Ray of Hope Amid a Grim Forecast for Mature Workers

 The latest job statistics show a grim outlook for the nation's mature workers, but an initiative from the National Council on Aging (NCOA)...

Jan 24, 2013, 10:15 ET

Verizon Joins National Council on Aging Initiative to Improve Health of Older Adults With Chronic Conditions

 The Verizon Foundation has joined the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to support its work to improve the health and independence of...

Jan 22, 2013, 10:37 ET
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Updated Guide Helps Older Homeowners Use Your Home to Stay at Home™

NCOA Booklet is Required Reading for Seniors Considering a Reverse Mortgage   The National Council on Aging (NCOA) today announces...

Jan 15, 2013, 13:00 ET
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Amy Ford to Direct NCOA Reverse Mortgage Counseling Services Network

 The National Council on Aging (NCOA), the leading nonprofit service and advocacy organization for older adults, today announces that Amy Ford...

Dec 13, 2012, 16:18 ET
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Aging Coalition Urges Policymakers: Don't Reduce the Deficit on the Backs of Seniors in Need

Organizations Call for Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO)—who together...

Dec 11, 2012, 13:00 ET
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National Council on Aging Named 2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit

New GreatNonprofits.org Award is Based on Positive Online Reviews The National Council on Aging (NCOA) has been named a 2012 Top-Rated...

Nov 13, 2012, 13:00 ET
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6 Resources Offer Help to Family Caregivers as the Holidays and New Year Approach

In honor of Family Caregivers Month,the National Council on Aging (NCOA) is sharing six resources that can help the estimated 44 million Americans...

Oct 29, 2012, 09:00 ET
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National Council on Aging Welcomes Three New Board Members

Leaders Bring Experience, Passion, and Innovation to Serving Older Adults The National Council on Aging (NCOA) welcomes three new leaders in...

Oct 16, 2012, 09:00 ET
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National Council on Aging Launches New Effort to Improve Senior Nutrition and Economic Security

$2 Million Grant Will Help Vulnerable Seniors Access Key Benefits The Atlantic Philanthropies has awarded a $2 million grant to the National...

Oct 09, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Consumers Have Earlier Dates, Chance to Save Money During Medicare Open Enrollment

Review Your Options and Make Changes from October 15 to December 7; Online Tools from NCOA Can Help  Next week marks the beginning of...

Sep 18, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Leslie Fried to Serve as NCOA Policy Director

 The National Council on Aging (NCOA), the leading nonprofit service and advocacy organization for older Americans, today announces that...

Aug 28, 2012, 11:00 ET
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Sanofi Awards Grant to National Council on Aging to Improve Health of Older Adults with Chronic Conditions

$500,000 Will Promote Benefits of Self-Management Sanofi has awarded a $500,000 grant to the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to...

Aug 23, 2012, 10:00 ET
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46 States Celebrate 5th Annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Nationwide events encourage communities to stand together to reduce older adult falls Sept. 22 is the first day of Fall, and it's also a...

Aug 21, 2012, 08:30 ET
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National Council On Aging Urges Older Adults To Get Their Annual Influenza Vaccination

  With the flu season fast approaching, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC)...

Aug 01, 2012, 09:08 ET
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NCOA CEO James Firman Named One of The NonProfit Times Top 50 Leaders for 2012

 James Firman, president and CEO of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), has been named one of The NonProfit Times Top 50 leaders in their...

Jul 26, 2012, 13:00 ET
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National Council on Aging Releases 8 Myths about Reverse Mortgages

 Over the past 20 years, reverse mortgages have become an increasingly popular financial tool among older homeowners planning their...

Jul 10, 2012, 11:00 ET
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Cuts to SNAP Food Program Would Be Devastating for Struggling Older Adults

 This morning, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) joined members of Congress, Feeding America, the Food Research and Action Center,...

Jun 28, 2012, 19:35 ET
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Millions of Seniors Helped by Today's Supreme Court Ruling

But Medicaid Decision May Affect Coverage for Low-Income Adults The National Council on Aging (NCOA) applauds today's ruling by the...