Missouri SMP seminar provides tips to fight fraud

Among the rip-offs facing seniors are the IRS scam and the grandparents scam, Henry County Sheriff Kent Oberkrom told a group at the Clinton Senior Center. Both of these scams involve imposters phoning unsuspecting consumers and trying to get money or personal information. More than 40 seniors gathered at the Clinton Senior Center Friday to arm themselves against scammers and fraudsters at a “Scamboree” sponsored by the Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol). In the IRS scam, fraudsters call a taxpayer Read More

Free Tai Chi classes offered at Higginsville Senior Center

The Higginsville Senior Center will offer free Tai Chi for Health classes beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, April 3. Barbara Swigart, who recently completed a very intense two-day instructor training, will be leading the classes. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese meditation exercise that features slow and precise movements. The exercises can improve balance and mobility, increase strength and flexibility, decrease pain, and prevent falls. The classes are open to the public. More information is available from Julia Hawkins at Read More