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Center for Benefits Access for Professionals

The Center for Benefits Access connects benefits counselors with tools they can use to effectively find and enroll older adults into benefits programs. Learn more about our work as the MIPPA Resource Center and our Senior SNAP Enrollment Initiative.

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New Vaccine Grant Opportunity Available

Are you a community-based organization? Be part of the nationwide effort to help older adults and people with disabilities get the latest COVID and flu vaccines through NCOA's nationwide campaign.

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Explore. Learn. Connect.

You're passionate about serving older adults. We're passionate about giving you the latest knowledge to do your job even better. NCOA Connect is where aging professionals can access educational content at your convenience. Access live and on-demand webinars, conferences, and events sponsored by NCOA and our partners.

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Discover Recent Center for Benefits Webinars

The Center for Benefits Access hosts regular webinars for benefits counselors and volunteers about benefits and Medicare topics. View recordings and download slides.

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Give NCOA permission to upload your program data uploaded to the National CDSME or Falls Prevention Database.

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Navigating the Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage Appeals Process

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Jan 6, 2022

How to Collect Powerful Testimonials from Program Participants

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Medicare in 2022

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Jul 9, 2021

It’s Time to Address Broadband Connectivity Issues for Older Adults

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Jul 1, 2021

Grant Opportunity for Benefits Enrollment Centers

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Get practical tips to partner with local libraries for MIPPA and Medicare benefits outreach.

Jun 28, 2021

How to Partner with Libraries for MIPPA Outreach

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Feb 24, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Revising Your Value Proposition During COVID-19

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Nov 2, 2020

What Are Benefits Enrollment Centers (BECs)?

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Aug 7, 2019

Outreach to Underserved Communities: BEC Best Practices

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Mar 7, 2018

Rural & Frontier Outreach: A Culturally Relative Approach

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