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  According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Falls threaten older adults’ safety and independence and generate enormous economic and personal costs. However, falling is NOT an inevitable result of aging. Through practical lifestyle adjustments, evidence-based falls prevention programs, and community partnerships, […]

Care Connection for Aging Services, based in Warrensburg, MO has received a prestigious award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a). The group received the award for their program known as  “Seniors Fit & Fun” as part of the national Aging Innovations & Achievement Awards competition. The Fit & Fun concept was […]

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Each year, Medicare offers an open enrollment period that allows individuals to sign up as a new user or change plans they have been enrolled in in the past. This year, the Medicare Open Enrollment Period begins on October 15, 2018 and runs through December 7, 2018. What’s the Medicare Open Enrollment Period? Medicare health […]

Open Enrollment for Marketplace Insurance plans begins on November 1, 2018. In Missouri, different plans will be available in different counties. As of September 19, here are the companies and plans that will be available throughout the state. Please note that this information could change before the Open Enrollment period begins. 2019CountyMapUpdated09192018 Key 2019 Open […]

In the News

  • Oct 12 - Some Medicare Advantage Plans Add Home And Community-Based Long Term Care Benefits
    Medicare Advantage plan issuers seem to be taking a quiet, careful approach to adding home- and community-based long-term care (LTC) benefits for 2019. About 1.5 million of the 2019 enrollees, or 7.5% of Medicare Advantage plan enrollees, may have access either to support services in the home or community, or to extra benefits designed to help enrollees cope […]
  • Oct 12 - Marketplace Insurance Coverage Map – 2019 Open Enrollment
    Open Enrollment for Marketplace Insurance plans begins on November 1, 2018. In Missouri, different plans will be available in different counties. As of September 19, here are the companies and plans that will be available throughout the state. Please note that this information could change before the Open Enrollment period begins. 2019CountyMapUpdated09192018 Key 2019 Open […]
  • Oct 1 - Region X AAA Searching For New CEO
    The Area Agency on Aging, Region X will be hiring a new CEO for the agency. The CEO is responsible for implementing the policies of the Board of Directors of the agency, providing leadership and management to the agency and for ensuring that the agency has a prominent, strongly supported public image in the community. […]