Aging & Health Articles

September 16, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
conference attendees tuesday a.m.

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.

April 15, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
Community for All Ages Logo

On Friday, April 15, at the First Suburbs Coalition meeting, the Mid-America Regional Council honored Peculiar, Missouri, for becoming more age friendly. Peculiar earned Silver Level status in the Communities for All Ages recognition program, which required conducting a self-assessment of age-friendly policies and actions.

January 24, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
Excelsior Springs Communities for All Ages Award Recipients

MARC honors Excelsior Springs, Mo., Grain Valley, Mo. and Merriam, Kan. for becoming more age friendly.

November 30, 2021 | Posted in Aging & Health
Local public health department staff with a gift box of cookies

This season, we are thankful for many things including our region’s local public health departments for their commitment to keeping our communities safe.

August 25, 2021 | Posted in Aging & Health
Fruits and vegetables on a grocery store display

New funding will support program expansion to reach more SNAP recipients.