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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

    • Why not the Older Americans Act? In the Huffington Post, NCOA board member Bob Blancato points out the small glimmers of bipartisanship during the 113th Congress and rightly asks: “Why Not the Older Americans Act?” It’s time to urge your Senators and Representatives to finally reauthorize the OAA, before time runs out this year!
    • Deadline Friday: Falls Free® Photo Contest Send us photos of older adults participating in evidence-based falls prevention programs—and you could win an Amazon gift card! Winning photos will be used to promote Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) on Sept. 23.
    • Is a reverse mortgage the best choice? If you know older adults who are considering a reverse mortgage, they must get counseling from a government-approved agency to see if it's the right option for them. Our Reverse Mortgage Counseling Services Network is one of nine national counseling groups approved by the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development. Please spread the word by sharing our toll-free number: 855-899-3778.
    • NISC welcomes new leadership The Executive Committee of our National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) has welcomed Sue Getman, executive director at Wilmington Senior Center, as the new NISC Chair. Other new leaders include Lynn Fields Harris, Nicole Gorman, and Elizabeth Biggers Barnat.
    • Educate Congress in August August is around the corner and that means members of Congress will be in their home districts. Introduce them to the seniors you serve and programs you offer! Since federal funding decisions for next year are still on hold, this is a great chance to educate legislators about investments they can make in key programs.