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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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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 […]

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  MA4 President, Diana Hoemann, and Vice President, David Sykora, are travelling to Washington, D.C. this week for a national n4a Policy Briefing regarding senior issues. They will be joinimg Edwin L. Walker, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging -Administration for Community Living and Autumn Campbell, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy for n4a.

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  • 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 […]
  • May 4 - Registration For 2016 Summit Now Open
    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 […]
  • May 3 - Southwest Missouri Office On Aging Gets New Face
    For years Southwest Missouri Office on Aging has been working on a fresh rebranding of a new name and new image— so people can more easily understand who we are and who we serve—not just in print, but in name. SWMOA will forever hold a place in our history books, but from here forward we […]