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Apr 18, 2017, 07:00 ET NCOA Hires Award-Winning Leader to Amplify the Real Story of Aging $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Today, the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the nation's oldest aging advocacy organization, announces that award-winning business and thought...


Aug 25, 2016, 08:00 ET Award-Winning Actress Judith Light Asks Seniors to Pledge to Get an Annual Flu Vaccination $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is teaming up for the third year with award-winning actress Judith Light to raise awareness that getting an...


Sep 16, 2015, 06:00 ET Award-Winning Actress Judith Light Educates Seniors on Seriousness of Flu, Importance of Prevention as Flu + You Ambassador $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 Two-time Emmy and Tony award-winning actress Judith Light and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) are teaming up for the second year on the...


Oct 15, 2014, 08:00 ET The Five Biggest Mistakes Boomers Make When Enrolling in Medicare $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 Finding the right Medicare plan matters. With hundreds of policies to choose from, and so much information to understand, many people guess...


Sep 08, 2014, 08:00 ET 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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 A Ray of Hope Amid a Grim Forecast for Mature Workers $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 Updated Guide Helps Older Homeowners Use Your Home to Stay at Home™ $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 Amy Ford to Direct NCOA Reverse Mortgage Counseling Services Network $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 Aging Coalition Urges Policymakers: Don't Reduce the Deficit on the Backs of Seniors in Need $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


Dec 11, 2012, 13:00 ET National Council on Aging Named 2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 6 Resources Offer Help to Family Caregivers as the Holidays and New Year Approach $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 National Council on Aging Welcomes Three New Board Members $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 National Council on Aging Launches New Effort to Improve Senior Nutrition and Economic Security $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

$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 Consumers Have Earlier Dates, Chance to Save Money During Medicare Open Enrollment $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 Leslie Fried to Serve as NCOA Policy Director $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 Sanofi Awards Grant to National Council on Aging to Improve Health of Older Adults with Chronic Conditions $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

$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 46 States Celebrate 5th Annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 National Council On Aging Urges Older Adults To Get Their Annual Influenza Vaccination $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

  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 NCOA CEO James Firman Named One of The NonProfit Times Top 50 Leaders for 2012 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 National Council on Aging Releases 8 Myths about Reverse Mortgages $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 Cuts to SNAP Food Program Would Be Devastating for Struggling Older Adults $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 Millions of Seniors Helped by Today's Supreme Court Ruling $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


Jun 19, 2012, 13:00 ET New Influenza Prevention Initiative to Focus on Older Adults this Upcoming Flu Season $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Older Adults Most Vulnerable to Influenza and Related Complications; Vaccination Options for Adults 65 and Older Available this Season - The...