Area Agency on Aging


Committed to the needs of seniors in Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray counties.

Congressman brings jazz to senior center Halloween party

Patrons of the Ray County Senior Center got a Halloween treat on Oct. 31 when U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II showed up at their Halloween party with a jazz band in tow.
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Help available for Blind Pension program

If you or a family member receives support from Missouri’s Blind Pension program, you may have received a letter about the need to enroll in Medicare Part D to get insurance coverage for your prescription drugs.

There are several plans available in the Kansas City metro area that meet state benchmarks for prescription drug coverage.

Our Area Agency on Aging can help you identify which benchmark plan is best for you. Call 816-421-4980 for more information. Have a list of your prescriptions ready when you make the call.

Independence Veterans Video Program captures service stories

Veterans Day, celebrated each year on Nov. 11, is a day when America honors those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. An Independence, Missouri, program pays tribute to veterans year-round: the Veterans Video Program at Veterans Hall.

The video program features interactive kiosks that display videos of local veterans and a link to the national Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress

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