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The federal Older Americans Act (OAA) is an important safety net for individuals who are at risk economically, medically and socially. Under this act, Area Agencies on Aging are the local organizations charged with designing and funding systems that prolong independent, meaningful life at home and within communities—avoiding institutional care. Several factors can create a higher […]

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The Mid-East Area Agency on Aging was recently named the winner of the n4a National Innovation Award during the national n4a Conference. The event was held July 24- 28 in San Diego, CA. Launched in 2005, the awards program recognizes AAA and Title VI aging programs that exemplify innovation and sound management practices. Member AAAs and […]

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Jefferson City, Mo. — Catherine Edwards, executive director of the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (MA4), has announced that the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (MA4) has been named by the Department of Health and Human Services as an official Health Insurance Marketplace “Navigator” organization for the fourth straight year. “This […]

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Governor Jay Nixon has named Peter Lyskowski as the new Director of Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services. Lyskowski plans to focus on public health issues as he had while serving as interim director of this department. Lyskowski is a native of Jefferson City and has previously served in the office of the Governor, […]

In the News

  • Sep 22 - Falls Prevention Day – September 22: Wear A Yellow Ribbon
    Missouri and 47 other states will participate in Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 22, the first day of fall. Their goal is to show that falls can be prevented and are not a natural part of aging. Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries for Americans 65 and older. “Older adults want to […]
  • Sep 19 - MA4 Chosen As Health Insurance Navigators For 4th Straight Year
    Jefferson City, Mo. — Catherine Edwards, executive director of the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (MA4), has announced that the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (MA4) has been named by the Department of Health and Human Services as an official Health Insurance Marketplace “Navigator” organization for the fourth straight year. “This […]
  • Sep 15 - REPORT: Three Day Highlights Of 2016 Summit
    2016 Summit: Day One: The first day of the 2016 Show Me Summit On Aging and health kicked off in Branson, Missouri with a full day of training, overview sessions dealing with veterans affairs, nutrition and tax policy and a special keynote address from Enid Borden, CEO of the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger. […]