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Area Agency on Aging

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

Harrah's gives van to Meals on Wheels


In a presentation on Sept. 30, Harrah’s North Kansas City and its parent company, Caesars Foundation, presented a van to Don Bosco Senior Center to be used by its Meals on Wheels program.

After hearing that two vans were stolen from the senior center last summer, General Manager of Harrah’s North Kansas City Tom Cook and the casino’s HERO (Harrah’s Employees Reaching Out) program decided to help.

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.

Couple married at Platte County Senior Services Center

A couple who met on an Oats bus and got to know each other at the Platte County Senior Services Center recently tied the knot at the Center in a small ceremony surrounded by friends and family.

Bill Sell, 94, and Doris Bloomberg, 89, of Platte City, Missouri, got married August 13 by their Oats bus driver, Rev. Charles Johnson, before leaving to honeymoon in Las Vegas.

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