Aging in Missouri

As the number of older Missourians increases, demand for programs serving older adults and people living with disabilities has grown dramatically. However, the availability of and funding for these services has not kept pace. See the Missouri Budget Project Report which provides an overview of state programs serving older adults and people living with disabilities…

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HCBS Cuts Threaten Services for Aging Population

Over the last few decades, Missouri and other state governments have funded Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) as a more affordable alternative to nursing home care, enabling aging adults to remain in their homes. Recent HCBS Cuts threaten the availability of in-home care in Missouri. See Public News Service 11/28/2022

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Memory Cafe 12/1/22-Columbia, MO

Join a dementia-friendly Memory Cafe at the Daniel Boone Library in Columbia, MO. Anyone living with dementia or cognitive decline and their care partner are invited to join this safe and welcoming environment.

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ACL Announces Final Winners of the Social Care Referrals Challenge 

ma4 is a proud partner in the Missouri Aging Services Collaboration which was recently chosen by ACL (Administration for Community Living) to be one of three final winners of the Social Care Referrals Challenge – and to be named as a Bonus Phase Winner! ACL ANNOUNCEMENT 10/27/22: ACL is proud to announce the final winners…

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Alzheimer’s Community Forum 11/10/22

Join the Alzheimer’s State Plan Task Force in Springfield, MO on November 10, 2022. During this town hall-style meeting, hear and discuss the Missouri plan to ensure a coordinated statewide response to Alzheimer’s.

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Alzheimer’s Community Forum 11/1/22

Join the Alzheimer’s State Plan Task Force in Jefferson City, MO on November 1, 2022. During this town hall-style meeting, hear and discuss the Missouri plan to ensure a coordinated statewide response to Alzheimer’s.

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Show Me Summit on Aging and Health 2022

More than 300 professionals in the field of aging gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel Kansas City on the Plaza. The Summit was a one-of-a-kind joint conference with ma4 and Age Positive. Attendees celebrated the return to an in-person Summit, the first since pre-Covid in 2019. The theme of “We Are Better Together!” resounded throughout the…

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