The National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) grew out of the First National Indian Conference on Aging in 1976. Its board of directors represented Indian tribes and tribal elders from across the country.
Cynthia LaCounte is a proud member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa. She has been Director of the Office for American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian Programs since January, 2012. The Administration on Aging (AoA), which is an agency of the Administration for Community Living (ACL), is responsible for programs of social and supportive services […]
May is Older Americans Month, and has been for the past 55 years. This year the theme is Engage at Every Age, as the Older Americans Month website states, “Engage at Every Age, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional […]