Odessa Senior Center Benefit Auction

The Odessa Senior Center will have a benefit auction at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, inside the air-conditioned center. Items will include an ipad with a case and charger, a refrigerator, end tables, cafe style tables and chairs, nice sitting chairs, games, a Chiefs crockpot, glassware, vintage insulated carafe and glasses, lamps, porcelain dolls, collectible salt and pepper shakers, cigar humidor, a padded pew, embroidery items and afghans. The proceeds will help the center continue its programs, including lunches in Read More

Benefits Check Up in Clinton

Care Connection for Aging Services and the National Council on Aging are teaming up to offer free assistance to people 55 and older who might qualify for extra benefits. The help will be offered at a Benefits CheckUp event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Clinton Senior Center, 970 E. Sedalia, Clinton. The Benefits Checkup is a free, personalized service. Many senior adults need help paying for prescriptions, health care, utilities, and other basic needs. Read More

Lafayette County Health Department offers flu shots

The Lafayette County Health Department will be at the Higginsville Senior Center, 21st and Walnut, from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 22 to offer flu shots. They are free to Medicare beneficiaries with proof of insurance or $25 to others (cash or check).

Country Fair Breakfast in Higginsville

The Higginsville Senior Center will host a Country Fair Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. in conjunction with the fair. Click here to find out more about the Higginsville Senior Center.

Benefits Check Up

A free Benefits Check Up will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at the McCarty Senior Center in Wheatland. Care Manager Carol Johnson will help people use a computerized Benefits Check Up to find out whether they qualify for extra help to pay for medical and other expenses. Call Carol Johnson at 417-282-6100 to ensure an appointment. Click here to find out more about the McCarty Center