The NCOA offers a wonderful program called the Benefits Check Up. This is a simple, yet comprehensive way to allow Seniors to find out if they are receiving all the benefits that they qualify for. By using this tool, I have been able to help people who in my area average $725 per month in income to receive help paying medical deductibles, utilities, heating bills, prescriptions, receive in-home help, meals, and food. Continual improvements and updates make this the best way to help Seniors and cut back on red tape. Thank you NCOA for being a great advocate for Seniors.
NCOA has assisted the Senior Health Assistance Program (SHIP) in the areas of education and advocacy and proves to be trusted resource for SHIP programs nationwide. Thanks for all you do for the Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers.
The National Council on Aging provides great resources to support Medicare counseling and outreach efforts nationwide.
Phoebe Hefko, Director
NCOA has been a real asset to our organization, the North Carolina Seniors Health Insurance Information program ( SHIIP). NCOA provides valuable updates and information about Medicare and Medicare related products and issues. This information helps us do a better job when counseling and educating the 1.8 million Medicare beneficiaries living in North Carolina. NCOA's staff works diligently to support Medicare and agencies who work with Medicare beneficiaries. They are truly deserving of this recognition.
NCOA is a fierce advocate for older adults in our country. They are a deeply dedicated team that proactively and instinctively advocate for positive change. I continue to be impressed by their innovation and outcomes. Thank you for your hard work!
NCOA provides leadership in aging issues and services and is a strong advocate for older Americans. I am particularly appreciative of NCOA's work to improve the economic security of seniors. Interactive tools such as BenefitsCheckUp, and EconomicCheckUp are excellent resources. And NCOA's National Institute of Senior Centers provides invaluable support for senior center professionals and the communities they serve.
NCOA has help the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) keep informed on legislation that affects the program. We appreciate all of the work NCOA does not only for SHIP but for all of older adults across the nation.
Shannon Jones, TN SHIP Director
NCOA provides the latest on public policy affecting older adults and programs and ways to take action. Provides knowledge and tools to prevent falls, manage chronic conditions and improve lives with programs such as Falls Prevention, Aging Mastery Program and Chronic Disease Management. Other resources include Benefit and Economic Checkup and Medicare Matters. NCOA by to website for the latest in aging related information!
The National Council on Aging provides small senior centers like ours with the resources we need to operate like a much larger organization. They are a one-stop shop when it comes to providing us with cutting-edge information on topics like Aging Mastery, Chronic Disease Management, Falls Prevention and Senior Hunger, and so much more! We couldn't serve our constituency as effectively as we do without them! They are an invaluable partner!
NCOA is where I go to for answers about anything having to do with aging. Medicare, assistance programs, financial support.....the staff there is amazing to work with, very knowledgeable, and very responsive. I don't know what we would do without them!
NCOA is the premier organization for economic security, health, and advocacy for seniors who are struggling. We use Benefits Checkup as a part of our non-profit business to help seniors access all of the benefits to which they are entitled. My Medicare Matters makes Medicare understandable for older adults. Their advocacy for seniors on Capitol Hill makes a true impact, and they are often one of the few voices championing that we maintain the safety net. Thank you, NCOA!
NCOA is unique in that it is one of the few national organizations that advocate for vulnerable seniors as a core part of their mission. NCoA actively dedicates resources to ensure its programs for economic security and improved health reach literally millions of seniors. NCoA is working to creating a network of community organizations who develop and disseminate programs for disadvantaged seniors and that leverage the existing power of aging organizations.
NCOA is a foundation for advocacy for seniors in America. Even living in the far stretches on a remote island in Alaska, we use NCOA as a resource for advocacy efforts for local, state, and federal issues effecting seniors populations. Our agency has been involved with NCOA for more than 15 years and we know we will continue to be a member and use their resources to better our service delivery and advocacy efforts for people 60 and older.
The National Council on Aging is a thought leading organization addressing issues that will only loom larger for the nation. With an aging population, most of whom have limited savings, NCOA provides invaluable services on how to live their best retirement years.
NCOA provided our senior center will valuable, tested, resources that we could not afford to produce on our own.
As a community volunteer in the Washington DC area for 16 years, I consider it a privilege to devote at least eight hours a week to help at the nonprofit National Council on Aging (NCOA) organization. The CEO/President is a future-oriented, imaginative, strong collaborative leader with high goals for worthwhile projects that achieve evidence-based results to serve millions of older adults for evidence-based results. For example, NCOA's 10-week Aging Mastery Program is making a positive impact at many Senior Centers and some faith communities in the U.S. by contributing to life-long learning for adults to be well-informed and take action for healthier and longer lives.
I look forward to the latest news from NCOA each week! The articles help keep me on the cutting edge of the changes occurring which I share with my co-workers and consumers that I visit. I have learned so much from the various topics that are presented and have gone on to research some things further which in turn enables me to be a better advocate for the Seniors I work with on a daily basis. As someone who works with Older Adults on a daily basis I find the NCOA an invaluable resource. Keep up the good work!
We received a grant from NCOA to offer the Aging Master Program at our Senior Center and in other facilities in the community. The participants are impressed by the content and the knowledgeable speakers. It is one of the many excellent programs and opportunities that are provided through NCOA.
This organization is a fantastic resource to seniors in that it provides services and information to improve the quality of people's lives.
As a new resident service coordinator for a seniors and disabled community, National Council on Aging is a great resource for me. I benefit from reading the online articles and information they provide to help keep me current on issues related to our aging population.