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The Missouri Department of Social Services recently notified thousands of Missourians that the MORx prescription drug assistance program will expire as of June 30, 2017. At this time, the notice applies to approximately 60,000 Missouri seniors who were eligible for the program under established Medicare guidelines. For people who were eligible for the MORx program […]

This year, MA4 is proud to partner with the Missouri Division of Senior and Disability Services to promote the  2017 Year of the Caregiver Initiative. Please feel free to share the attached Caregiver Nomination Form with your community partners, clients, and program staff throughout the year to encourage all Missourians to nominate an outstanding caregiver for Missouri […]

Government Watch

CQ-Roll Call – Efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have been scuttled due to a lack of support – and a move to repeal the act and offer an alternate solution later are not being well received by national lawmakers. TO READ THE ENTIRE STORY IN ROLL CALL, CLICK HERE. Originally posted […]

Warrensburg Daily Star Journal – Advocates for senior services, including the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging and Warrensburg’s own Care Connection, presented workable ideas that could be adopted by the Missouri legislature to address the growing needs of Missouri’s senior population. Among the ideas presented were: the establishment of a Senior Services Growth […]

In the News

  • Jul 19 - National Health Care Reform Efforts At Standstill
    CQ-Roll Call – Efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have been scuttled due to a lack of support – and a move to repeal the act and offer an alternate solution later are not being well received by national lawmakers. TO READ THE ENTIRE STORY IN ROLL CALL, CLICK HERE. Originally posted […]
  • Jul 11 - Senior Leaders Create Priorties For Legislation In Missouri
    Warrensburg Daily Star Journal – Advocates for senior services, including the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging and Warrensburg’s own Care Connection, presented workable ideas that could be adopted by the Missouri legislature to address the growing needs of Missouri’s senior population. Among the ideas presented were: the establishment of a Senior Services Growth […]
  • Jun 28 - Low Revenues Force Missouri To Look For New Budget Cuts
    Columbia Tribune – Lower than expected revenues could force the State of Missouri to withhold funding for some state programs budgeted by the General Assembly earlier this year. Initial targets for the withholdings could be education and Medicaid, since these programs are primarily funded from general revenues. Lawmakers earlier agreed to set aside $100 million […]