Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

Virtual Classes for Older Adults: Here to Stay

Virtual Classes for Older Adults: Here to Stay

by Susan Stiles, PhD. This article originally appeared on the NCOA blog. “I look forward to the calls each week.” This comment was typical of the feedback that Peggy Schmidt received when she offered a virtual Aging Mastery “book club” to her rural constituents in...
Social Security Scammers Are Calling

Social Security Scammers Are Calling

by Kayla Sawyer. This article originally appeared on the NICOA blog. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is getting more reports about people pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) calling to get Social Security numbers and even money. This is a...
Alone but Resilient: What We’re Learning About Social Isolation Among Older Adults Amidst the Pandemic

Hey Google, what’s Alzheimer’s?

Advances in technology and data analysis are shaping the ways we identify, treat, and understand public health challenges like Alzheimer’s, a progressive brain disease that erodes memory and thinking skills. As the sixth leading cause of death in America, Alzheimer’s...