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Vacationing in Later Years: 6 Tips That Will Make You a Smarter Traveler

By: NCOA’s Healthy Aging Team. Reposted from NCOA.org. From exciting adventures and new cultures to relaxing and sightseeing, traveling can be a treat. Whether you’re traveling thousands of miles a year, or taking the short occasional trip, there are risks you’ll want to avoid. Here are 6 tips to ensure your next trip is fun and Read more »

Senior Safety: A Guide to Aging in Place (The Right Way)

By: Guest blogger Arar Han, Aging Specialist Aging is inevitable, and yet we all try to put it off for as long as possible. Everyone’s body and mind are constantly changing, and at a certain point we may not be able to live on our own as easily as we used to. Are you planning to Read more »

Did You Receive a Letter from Social Security? Here’s What You Need to Know

By: Brandy Bauer, NCOA’s Communications Manager, Economic Security. Originally published on our parent nonprofit ncoa.org.  You open your mail to find a letter saying you may be able to get help paying for the costs of Medicare. It appears to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) …but is it for real? Here’s what you need Read more »