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An analysis of more than 308,000 calls made to the Eldercare Locator in 2016, shows that transportation and home and community-based services were the top consumer needs of among older adults contacting the Eldercare Locator. With the number of older Americans expected to surpass 73 million by the year 2020, the Eldercare Locator, a national information and […]

The following report details how many people use the Circuti Breaker Tax Credit for renters to help offset the cost of safe and secure housing in each Senatorial District in the State of Missouri. This information can be used when discussing possible funding alternatives for senior programs with your state legislators. LINK TO CIRCUIT BREAKER […]

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Tax cut proposals being considered by Congress would dramatically increase the federal deficit while paving the way for massive spending cuts to health care, social insurance and safety-net programs that serve millions of older adults and caregivers. The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) represents the nation’s 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) […]

Each year, Missouri’s Silver Haired Legislature sets priorities that can become the basis for new legislation in the Missouri House and Senate. This year, the top priorities were making sure that senior citizens have access to nutritional food and healthcare. Included in the list of priporities are: Increase by $3 million the funding for meals […]

In the News

  • Nov 16 - Federal Tax Reforms Could Hurt National And State Senior Program Funding
    Tax cut proposals being considered by Congress would dramatically increase the federal deficit while paving the way for massive spending cuts to health care, social insurance and safety-net programs that serve millions of older adults and caregivers. The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) represents the nation’s 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) […]
  • Nov 16 - Insurance Enrollment Continues At Healthy Level During Open Enrollment
    In week two of Open Enrollment for 2018, 876,788 people selected plans using the HealthCare.gov platform. As in past years, enrollment weeks are measured Sunday through Saturday. Every week during Open Enrollment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will release enrollment snapshots for the HealthCare.gov platform, which is used by the Federally-facilitated Exchanges, […]
  • Nov 16 - Report Shows Transportation, In-Home Services Top List of Senior Consumer Needs
    An analysis of more than 308,000 calls made to the Eldercare Locator in 2016, shows that transportation and home and community-based services were the top consumer needs of among older adults contacting the Eldercare Locator. With the number of older Americans expected to surpass 73 million by the year 2020, the Eldercare Locator, a national information and […]