National Council on Aging NCOA

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  • The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Our mission is to improve the lives of older Americans.
  • NCOA is a national voice for older adults—especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged—and the community organizations that serve them. We bring together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults … (about 1/2).

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Address: NCOA, 1901 L Street, NW, 4th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036, USA;

About 2/2: … We work with thousands of organizations across the country to help seniors find jobs and benefits, improve their health, live independently, and remain active in their communities. 

We accomplish our work through collaborative leadership, innovation, and advocacy. We create and lead strategic alliances, coalitions, and multi-sector partnerships. We organize, mobilize, and support nationwide “communities” of organizations and leaders.

And we foster and diffuse innovations and strive to make markets work better for older adults.

As advocates, we work to improve public policies by being a national voice for older adults in greatest need and those who serve them, combining community service and advocacy, and empowering and engaging older adults.

For all older Americans, we seek:

  • Improved health and reduced disability.
  • Increased participation in meaningful and rewarding work.
  • Increased community service that enriches participants and is productive for society.
  • Increased access to public and private benefits and resources.
  • Enhanced capacity to live in communities with dignity, choice, and financial security.

At NCOA, our work is guided by four core values: social and economic justice, respect and caring for all, innovation, and excellence and integrity … (full text).

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