Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging Collaboration with Adult Protective Services Takes Top Honor at National Conference

The Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (Ma4) earned the top innovation award July 9, 2024 at a national conference hosted by US Aging, the national association representing and supporting the network of over 640 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs). Ma4 is statewide association for Missouri’s 10 area agencies on aging. The winning initiative…

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ma4 Show Me Summit on Aging & Health

Join ma4 and colleagues in aging services across the state for the 19th Show Me Summit on Aging & Health. This year’s theme: The Age of Opportunity! Join us in Springfield, MO this September 9th-11th as we explore innovative approaches to aging services. The Summit will be a vibrant hub for learning, collaboration, and inspiration. Opportunities…

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Share Your Voice!

The State of Missouri needs your voice! We’re gathering diverse ideas, perspectives and input from across our community to help shape our collective future. Register Here For an Account and share your thoughts to help us build a more connected community today. Your information is completely private, anonymous, and will never be sold. Thank you…

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MIPPA Funding at Risk!

Updated: February 16, 2024 – MIPPA Funding at Risk! Millions of people can’t afford their Medicare out-of-pocket costs. Help is available, but many of the ones most in need are not aware of the benefit programs and/or how to enroll. MIPPA (Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers) funds programs like Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs)…

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Town Hall Listening Events

Missouri’s Master Plan on Aging wants to hear from you! Town Hall Events are now planned at an Area Agency on Aging near you. Aging with Dignity: Missouri’s Master Plan on Aging, was established by Governor Mike Parson through executive order in January 2023. Since that time, an advisory council comprised of legislators, state agency…

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Request for Bids – Statewide Needs Assessment

**NEW 1/30/24: Updated FAQs and responses below. NEW 12/20/23: Missouri is in the process of developing a Master Plan on Aging (MPA). This cross-sector, state-led strategic planning resource will help Missouri transform the infrastructure and coordination of services for its rapidly aging population, people with disabilities, and caregivers. An important piece of the MPA includes…

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Advocacy Alert!

Updated: January 2024 – MIPPA Funding The U.S. Congress just announced a spending agreement for all FY 2024 appropriations bills after determining the final amounts for defense and non-defense discretionary (NDD) spending. The NDD figure is good news for Older Americans Act (OAA) programs, considering the cuts that were originally proposed. However – we still have concerns…

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