Missouri State Fair Senior Dance Contest

Because the Missouri State Fair is in our area, Care Connection has had the proud distinction of organizing the Missouri State Fair Senior Day events for many years. Office Manager Marilyn Tempel leads the events, and Regional Ombudsman Director Kathy Ray-Smith serves as the mistress of ceremonies for the day. This video provided by the state features the dance contest. Enjoy. Click here to see of State of Missouri video presentation about the Senior Dance Contest at the Missouri State Read More

Falls Prevention Materials are posted!

Hello staff members: We have posted the following materials in the staff portal, under the living well tab. We hope you will be able to copy and use some of these materials for Falls Prevention Day, which will be Sept. 22 — the first day of fall. Documents include Balance Trail Chair Rise Exercise Chair Stand Test Four Stage Balance Test Osteoporosis Falls and Broken Bones Fall Free Plan Risk Assessment form If you need some of these materials copied, Read More

Senior Centers Revving up for Annual Poker Run

The four senior centers in Lafayette County are revving up for their fifth annual Bikers 4 Boomers Poker Run.  This poker run benefits all four centers in the county – Concordia, Higginsville, Lexington and Odessa – and helps to continue services provided to seniors such as meals, fitness, education and health screenings. The run will be on Saturday, August 20, and will start with registration along with biscuits and gravy at 7:30 a.m. at the Higginsville Center (101 W. 21st Read More