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Registration is now open for the 2016 Summit on Aging & Health. This year’s Summit will be held September 12 -14 in Branson, MO at the beautiful Chateau on the Lake. Keynote speakers will include Enid Borden, CEO of the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger; Amy Gotwals, Chief of Public Policy for n4a; and Novella […]

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Many people receive health insurance coverage through their workplace. But, when you lose your job, the scenario can change quickly. Although you may be able to continue your existing plan through a COBRA arrangement, some people have found alternative insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. There are some rules to be aware of, however. […]

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12th Annual Senior Services Tax Fund Meeting Each year during the Summit, the Senior Services Tax Fund authorities hold an annual meeting. Registration for this event is separate from registration for the Summit itself. To access registration materials for this important event CLICK HERE.

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For the first time in nearly 50 years, the Missouri Legislature has passed a bill that will increase the asset limits Medicaid eligible individuals. The old law, passed in 1967, required Medicaid patients to spend down savings to less than $1,000 before they could receive nursing home care and other Medicaid services. In practice, this […]

In the News

  • Jun 16 - Campaign To Prevent Financial Exploitation Of Seniors Starts Today
    The St. Louis Area Agency on Aging has joined the Campaign to Prevent Financial Exploitation of Older American, a nationwide effort designed to prevent the exploitation, neglect and abuse that some seniors and people with disabilities experience. In an effort to raise awareness for this issue, the St. Louis AAA team is wearing purple and […]
  • Jun 11 - MO Senior Services Tax Fund Boards Announces Annual Meeting
    12th Annual Senior Services Tax Fund Meeting Each year during the Summit, the Senior Services Tax Fund authorities hold an annual meeting. Registration for this event is separate from registration for the Summit itself. To access registration materials for this important event CLICK HERE.
  • May 23 - Missouri Legislature Expands Asset Limits For Medicaid Eligible Individuals
    For the first time in nearly 50 years, the Missouri Legislature has passed a bill that will increase the asset limits Medicaid eligible individuals. The old law, passed in 1967, required Medicaid patients to spend down savings to less than $1,000 before they could receive nursing home care and other Medicaid services. In practice, this […]