Missouri is the first state to launch a statewide Give 5 Program. Give 5 connects skilled retirees with meaningful volunteer opportunities that match their skills and passions. Participants learn about the most challenging problems facing their communities and uncover ways they can help make a difference in addressing those social and systemic issues. Give 5 classes are…Read More →
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Focus On Aging-Legislative Education Series
The next Focus on Aging will be April 4th, 12 noon, with the focus on the new, cutting edge partnership between and Missouri's Adult Protective Services and Area Agencies on Aging. Register in advance now. And view our previously hosted sessions to learn more about AAAs. Targeted to Missouri Legislators and their aides, these sessions are open to all who are interested in learning more about AAAs, how they are funded, and the many services available from AAAs all across Missouri.Focus on Aging Series Info and Registration
Support Aging Adults in Missouri
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Gov. Parson’s request for plan supporting older adults praised by Missouri agencies
Source: The Center Square Leaders in some of Missouri’s agencies serving older adults praised Republican Gov. Mike Parson for his executive order establishing a master plan on aging. “The time is right,” said Jay Hardenbrook, advocacy director for AARP Missouri in an interview with The Center Square. “I do think we’re a little bit overdue,…Read More →
Missouri Alzheimer’s Task Force Recommendations
JEFFERSON CITY, MO – More than 120,000 individuals in Missouri are currently living with Alzheimer’s or related dementia. With the aging of the baby boomer population, that number will escalate to more than 130,000 by 2025. A recent report, Missouri Alzheimer’s State Task Force Report and Recommendations identifies areas with strategies for the State of Missouri to address…Read More →