Join NCOA in celebrating older Americans Month


New Innovations in Aging Are Highlighted On Web Site During May, for Older Americans Month

Washington, D.C., May, 1997

Throughout the U.S., people of all ages are developing new, exciting ways of meeting the challenges of an aging society. The solutions range from new, innovative uses of technology to intergenerational volunteer programs.

To recognize these innovations, which typically are funded by the private sector, The National Council on the Aging (NCOA) will highlight a new solution every weekday in May, which is Older Americans Month, on its web site (

In addition, NCOA's web site provides substantial informational resources about the field for the professional as well as for family members and older adults themselves. Some other recent additions to the site, include an online version of the National Adult Day Services Association's Adult Day Services Program Census, which will update the much sought-after national directory of programs; expert legislative analysis and position statements (most recently posted statement is on the balanced budget proposal); and the development of an electronic clipping service about aging news found in online newspapers. Come on by and let us know what you think.

The National Council on the Aging is a center of leadership and nationwide expertise in the issues of aging. NCOA's 7,000 members include individuals and organizations that serve or work on behalf of older persons. Founded in 1950, NCOA is headquartered in Washington.

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