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Verizon Wireless, through the HopeLine Foundation, will sponsor a series of workshops and training session dealing with various aspects of Elder Abuse at this year’s Summit on Aging and Health. The Summit will take place from August 26 – 28 at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, MO. Conference attendees can choose to […]

Scam alert

The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud has reported an unusually high number of calls from homeowners who have been scammed by dishonest individuals posing as legitimate roofers.  Be on the lookout for fly-by-night operations that can trick you into spending thousands of dollars for unneeded, unwanted or substandard repairs. A Story:  A homeowner called […]

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In an effort to determine where candidates stand on issues of importance to seniors, MA4 conducted a short survey of all candidates who have filed for a position in the Missouri State Senate and whose name will appear on the August 4 primary ballot. A total of 31 candidates from all parties were surveyed, whether […]

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By Mary Agnes Carey- KHN Staff Writer On Tuesday two U.S. appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on a subject that’s important to millions of people:  the availability of subsidies to help purchase coverage under the health-care law.  KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey answers some frequently asked questions about those court decisions and how they impact consumers. Q: What did the […]

In the News

  • Aug 22 - HCF Awards $345,000 For Health Insurance Marketplace Outreach
    KANSAS CITY, MO – The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has awarded a total of $345,045 to five organizations for an outreach, education and enrollment effort based around the 2014 open enrollment period for the health insurance marketplace, which begins on November 15, 2014. The funding will be used to enroll the uninsured […]
  • Jul 29 - Will Court Rulings Affect Health Care Subsidy Availability?
    By Mary Agnes Carey- KHN Staff Writer On Tuesday two U.S. appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on a subject that’s important to millions of people:  the availability of subsidies to help purchase coverage under the health-care law.  KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey answers some frequently asked questions about those court decisions and how they impact consumers. Q: What did the […]
  • Jul 1 - Missouri Governor Tightens Budget. Total Impact On Services Not Yet Clear
    The Missouri Times - Gov. Jay Nixon met with reporters to discuss his line item vetoes and budget withholds, which he says is necessary to balance the state’s FY2015 budget. In a frustrated speech, Nixon said that the “budget is dangerously out of balance” and his office has determined that the budget is $786 million out […]


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