Aging & Health Articles

December 19, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
CareText graphic

CareTEXT is a program to support caregivers of people with dementia through text messages at no cost.

December 5, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
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The Mid-America Regional Council will honor four Kansas City region cities for becoming more age-friendly. The cities will be recognized at their city council meetings in December and January. Parkville earned Silver Level status, while Bonner Springs, Harrisonville and Westwood will be recognized with Bronze Level awards.

November 20, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
2022 Silver-Haired Legislature

The 49th Annual Conference of the Silver-Haired Legislature took place at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City Oct. 18-20.

October 26, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
national family caregivers month

November is National Family Caregivers month, a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country.

September 16, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
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On Sept. 12-14, the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (ma4) brought their annual Show Me Summit on Aging and Health to Kansas City, joining with the annual Age Positive: Ideas for an Age-Friendly Future conference. The Summit was organized around the theme “We Are Better Together!”

August 10, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
aerial view of suburban housing

This informative webinar on Tuesday, Aug. 9, explored affordable housing choices for older adults in the Kansas City region.

August 10, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
CHW visits client at home - standing at door

As the KC Regional Community Health Worker Collaborative celebrates its fifth anniversary, it’s a good time to reflect on the region's accomplishments of the last five years.

June 27, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
Missouri Capitol

The virtual session provided an overview of the 2022 Kansas and Missouri state legislative sessions and the impacts on aging residents.

May 31, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
Caregiver providing lunch for older adult

Are you a caregiver? We want to hear from you!

May 27, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
Double Up Food Bucks event at Town and Country Supermarkets in Salem, Mo.

On Wednesday, May 18, about two dozen people gathered at the Country Mart grocery store in Salem, Missouri, to learn about the Double Up Food Bucks incentive program and celebrate the program becoming part of the Town and County Supermarkets system in southern Missouri.