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Beware of fraudulent COVID-19 testing sites or at-home testing kits The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is advising older adults to be on the lookout for fraudulent COVID-19 testing centers and fake at-home COVID-19 tests. Scammers are setting up fake COVID-19 test sites to get your personal, financial, and medical information. Scammers also are selling […]

Dementia Friends USA is part of a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Anyone can be a Dementia Friend – we all have a part to play in creating dementia friendly communities! A Dementia Friend is someone who, through viewing a series of online videos or attending […]

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Seniors in Missouri have increased more consistently and proportionately than any age group. Persons age 65 and over represented 10% of the population in 1950. By 2000, their ranks had risen to 13% of the total population and it is estimated that by 2030 this group will represent more than one-fifth of Missourians (21%). * […]

The Silver Hair legislature was created in 1973 by a small group of seniors whose specific purpose was the advocate for senior issues, and the Missouri group was the first organization of its type in the United States. Some of the earliest proposals passed into law include Exploitation of the Elderly, the MO Senior RX […]

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  • Mar 18 - 2022 Show Me Healthy Aging Summit
    Save the Date: September 12-14, 2022 In Partnership with Age Positive Intercontinental – Kansas City at the Plaza We are BETTER TOGETHER! Interested in Sponsoring? Contact: jpeetz@ma4web.org Call for Presentations We invite you to help us create a stimulating program by sharing your expertise and knowledge in the field of aging services. Please share your […]
  • Mar 1 - BEWARE OF FRAUDULENT COVID TESTING
    Beware of fraudulent COVID-19 testing sites or at-home testing kits The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is advising older adults to be on the lookout for fraudulent COVID-19 testing centers and fake at-home COVID-19 tests. Scammers are setting up fake COVID-19 test sites to get your personal, financial, and medical information. Scammers also are selling […]
  • Mar 1 - Dementia Friends USA
    Dementia Friends USA is part of a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Anyone can be a Dementia Friend – we all have a part to play in creating dementia friendly communities! A Dementia Friend is someone who, through viewing a series of online videos or attending […]