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NORCs Keep Seniors Active at Home | MOAA, Military Officers Association of America

15 September 2014—Philip Moeller, Sloan Center research fellow was mentioned on www.moaa.org by Mark Cantrell.

“The primary goal of a NORC is to help people age gracefully in their homes, so they can get the benefit of support services that, historically, were available only in a retirement community or another institutionalized setting,” explains Philip Moeller, a research fellow at the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College. “The common element is a group of like-minded older residents who want to come together to help each other by pooling their efforts to get services that are of common benefit to everybody: home maintenance, transportation, and discounts on products and services that seniors use a lot.” …

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