WASHINGTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Older Americans Month, the National Council on Aging(NCOA) encourages seniors to take advantage of all of the online services offered through the BenefitsCheckUp® web site.
The theme of this year's Older Americans
About NCOA The National Council on Aging is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. NCOA is a national voice for millions of older adults -- especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged -- and the community organizations that serve them. It brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults. NCOA works 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. For more information, please visit: www.NCOA.org | www.facebook.com/NCOAging | www.twitter.com/NCOAging
Developed and maintained by the National Council on Aging (NCOA), BenefitsCheckUp is the nation's most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources. It includes almost 2,000 public and private benefits programs from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Since 2001, more than 2.8 million people have used the service, identifying benefits valued at more than $9.7 billion. For more information, visit www.benefitscheckup.org.
SOURCE National Council on Aging
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