Tell Congress to Support Historic Falls Prevention Investments
Older adult falls are common, costly, and often preventable.Congress needs to step up investments to raise awareness about falls and help make proven prevention strategies and programs available nationwide.Falls are the number one cause of injuries and deaths from injuries...
Tell Congress to Support Medicare Beneficiaries
The Medicare State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free local, in-depth, unbiased insurance counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers. This includes help with coverage options, fraud and abuse issues, billing...
Tell Congress to Support Healthy Aging
Older adults are disproportionately affected by chronic conditions. Congress should increase investments to ensure that all communities have access to proven, cost-effective interventions that improve older adults' health and independence.About 85% of older adults have at...
Tell Congress to Support Older Workers
Federal support for employment and training programs is even more important during the economic challenges that have occurred amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Now is the time for Congress to step up and invest in the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)One million...
Tell Congress to Strengthen Workforce Development for Older Adults
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant health and economic challenges for older adults. Similar to the Great Recession, older workers lost their jobs in massive numbers, and they experience long-term unemployment at greater rates than their younger counterparts...
Tell Congress to Restore Rights to Older Job Applicants
It’s time to restore the rights of older workers seeking employment. Join NCOA in urging Congress to swiftly pass the bipartisan Protect Older Job Applicants (POJA) Act.Ageism is one of the last socially acceptable forms of discrimination in our society—and it remains...
Tell Congress to Restore Age Discrimination Protections
It’s time to level the playing field for older workers and stop age discrimination. Join NCOA in urging Congress to swiftly pass the bipartisan Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA).Ageism is one of the last socially acceptable forms of discrimination...