Free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program offered at Warsaw Senior Center

The Warsaw Senior Center at Harbor Village will offer a free, six-week course to help older adults live well with diabetes. The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) course will be offered for free, but registration is required. The course, which will include six two-hour sessions, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesdays beginning June 14 at the center, 17571 N. Dam Access Road. One in four Americans age 65 and older have diabetes; that amounts to 11.2 million seniors who live Read More

Medicare 101 presentation at McCarty

The session is one of a regular series of workshops geared toward people who are new to Medicare – including those who are continuing to work and planning to retire. Participants can learn about benefits, premiums, deductibles and copayments, as well as what is covered in Parts A, B, C, and D. The free session is open to the public. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Stacey Gilkeson at 1-800-748-7826. Lunch will be available to people who Read More

Marshall Senior Center presents benefits program

Care Connection for Aging Services will emphasize the benefits available to help seniors stretch their household budgets during a short program at the Marshall Senior Center. Benefits Counselor Penny Humphrey will explain Care Connection’s Benefits Enrollment Center, which offers seniors screenings and enrollment assistance in many money-savings programs. The presentation, will be free and open to the public.

Care Connection joins National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 31

Care Connection for Aging Services’ 22 senior centers will join in the celebration of National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 31. An estimated 100,000 older adults will participate in fitness activities throughout the country as part of the 24th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the nation’s largest health promotion event for older adults. Care Connection centers provide health and fitness opportunities year round by serving nutritious meals, providing exercise classes, offering disease management sessions, and gathering Read More

Custodian needed

Custodian needed for the Higginsville Senior Center. Monday thru Friday, 2 hours per day at minimum wage. Extra hours may be required occasionally after special events. Interested persons should apply at the Higginsville Senior Center at 101 W. 21st Street in Higginsville. Care Connection is an EOE.

Crowning of the King and Queen in Odessa

Odessa Senior Center will celebrate the crowning of the king and queen from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 20. It will include barbecue by BBQ Specialists Midwest Rolling Thunder. There also will be music and old cars.

Care Connection to present “aging in place” workshops in Bates County

Care Connection to present “aging in place” workshops in Bates County Care Connection for Aging Services will present a workshop titled “My Home –Why Would I Want to Leave It?” at both Bates County senior centers in May. The information on “aging in place” will be presented at 11 a.m. on May 18 at the Butler Senior Center at 611 W. Mill St. in Butler and at 11 a.m. on May 19 at the Kern Center at 613 E. Park Read More

Medicare 101 in Clinton

Care Connection for Aging Services will conduct a “Medicare 101” presentation. The session is one of a regular series of workshops geared toward people who are new to Medicare – including those who are continuing to work and planning to retire. Participants can learn about benefits, premiums, deductibles and copayments, as well as what is covered in Parts A, B, C, and D. The free session is open to the public. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Read More

Medicare 101 in Marshall

Care Connection for Aging Services will conduct a “Medicare 101” presentation. Also attending will be a representative of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s office to answer questions about Medicare and Social Security. The session is one of a regular series of workshops geared toward people who are new to Medicare – including those who are continuing to work and planning to retire. Participants can learn about benefits, premiums, deductibles and copayments, as well as what is covered in Parts A, B, Read More

Medicare 101 in Stockton

Care Connection for Aging Services will conduct a “Medicare 101” presentation. The session is one of a regular series of workshops geared toward people who are new to Medicare – including those who are continuing to work and planning to retire. Participants can learn about benefits, premiums, deductibles and copayments, as well as what is covered in Parts A, B, C, and D. The free session is open to the public. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Read More