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Exercise for Seniors – Biking

If you are looking for a great low impact exercise for seniors, consider biking. Biking is both a moderate, or when desired, intense workout for strengthening legs and glutes and increasing cardiovascular fitness. One of the great things about biking … Continue reading

Encore in the News

Senior News from the NCOA

  • Webinar: Like, Post, Tweet, & Pin Us Join us on July 24 for Part II in our series with IlluminAge on marketing and communications strategies and best practices for the aging services organization. Discover the importance of editorial planning, diverse content sources, and discipline in managing your organization’s social media efforts.
  • 2 weeks left to enter our Falls Free® photo contest Send us your photos of older adults participating in evidence-based falls prevention programs—and you could win an Amazon gift card! Winning photos also will be used to promote the 2014 Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) on Sept. 23. The deadline to enter is Aug. 1.
  • Historic Elder Justice Roadmap released Years in the making and reflecting the expertise of hundreds of stakeholders, the Elder Justice Roadmap provides a comprehensive framework for concrete actions to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Survey shows older Americans' health engagement, outlook on life improve The 2014 United States of Aging Survey finds Americans 60 and older report they are more motivated than the past two years to improve their health by exercising regularly and setting health goals.
  • Want to help hungry seniors? We’ve made it easy Millions of low-income older adults are missing out on benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). We’ve made it easy for you to help. Download our free flyers, posters, placemats, online badges, and sample social media messages—and use them to spread the word!