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  • Who is a Caregiver?
  • Balancing Mind and Body Wellness for Seniors
  • Keeping Active, Keeping Healthy: Mentally and Physically
  • Walking is Good for Caregivers!
  • Show your Love with Food
  • Downsizing for seniors going mainstream
  • Seniors and Depression
  • For retirees, the decision to move can be a lifesaver
  • Planning for Retirement
  • Exercise for Seniors – Swimming
  • Fighting High Blood Pressure
  • Keeping You Young
  • Exercise for Seniors – Biking
  • Lifelong Learning
  • AARP’s Fat to Fit Program 2011
  • Exercise for Seniors – Yoga
  • More Clues Have Been Found into the Genetics of Alzheimer’s
  • Department of Defense Program Funding for Alzheimer’s Research
  • Mickey Rooney Speaks to Congress about Elder Abuse
  • Memory Building Activities – Trivia
  • Understand Your Medicare Statements
  • Memory Building Activities – Jigsaw Puzzles
  • How the Healthcare Bill Will Affect Seniors
  • Memory Building Activities – Matching Pairs
  • Inflation and Your Retirement Plan
  • Memory Building Activities – Story Telling
  • National Alzheimer’s Project Act
  • New study on early cognitive problems
  • New Guidelines Have Been Released for Alzheimer’s Diagnosis
  • Seniors and Downsizing
  • EncoreSL.com Nominated Best Website
  • Encore Senior Village donates furniture to nursing home in Mexico
  • Encore Senior Living Ranks in Top 40
  • Encore’s Vicki Markley Receives Prestigious Recognition
  • New Lifestyles Senior Housing Managers board member announced
  • Innovative housing for elders with special needs
  • Encore Senior Living names new president/CEO
  • Alzheimer’s groups offer hope, help
  • Encore in the News

    Senior News from the NCOA

    • Social Security turns 79, but is senior poverty a thing of the past? Social Security keeps millions of seniors out of extreme poverty, but not all. Today, 15% of American seniors are still living in poverty, most of them women and people of color, according to a new report from Half in Ten and the National Senior Citizens Law Center. Issues like economic insecurity, homelessness, and hunger remain.
    • Going to the fair? Bring these 6 questions It’s county fair time, and many elected officials are sure to make an appearance. This is a great opportunity for you to ask your members of Congress what they’ve done to help seniors—beyond just fending off proposed cuts. When you head to the fair, bring our 6 questions on important aging issues.
    • Making health care data more transparent Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and senior Finance Committee member Charles Grassley (R-IA) recently asked NCOA and other advocates for new ideas to make health care data more useful and readily available. NCOA submitted recommendations that focus on data in three areas: Medicare, Medigap, and Medicaid HCBS.
    • Flu season 2014: Time to get prepared Flu season is right around the corner, and we have all the info you need to help seniors stay healthy. Join us for a free webinar on Aug. 28 to learn about this year’s Flu + You campaign. Discover why the flu is an important health issue for older adults, how you can use free Flu + You materials to empower older adults with information, and fast and easy ways to share prevention tips.
    • NCOA’s Jim Firman named to top 50 list NCOA President and CEO James Firman has been honored as one of the NonProfit Times’ Power & Influence Top 50 for the third year in a row. Highlighting his experience, the list says “there is nobody better at economic security and aging than Firman.”