Funding for nutrition, other services tops list of Silver Haired Legislature delegation

The Care Connection delegation of the Silver Haired Legislature has named as its top two priorities a dedicated funding stream for services for older Missourians and increased monies for meals for seniors. The No. 1 proposal, the establishment of a Senior Services Growth and Development Fund, was an idea first brought to the General Assembly by the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging last session. The goal is to address the growth in senior population and the dip in Read More

Benefits Wheel in Warsaw

We will emphasize the benefits available to help seniors stretch their household budgets during a short program. The program is scheduled for 10 a.m. July 18 at the center, 17571 N. Dam Access Road, Warsaw. The program is free and open to the public. Benefits Counselor Penny Humphrey will explain Care Connection’s Benefits Enrollment Center, which offers screenings and enrollment assistance in many money-savings programs for seniors.

Benefits Wheel Event in Harrisonville

Learn which benefits may be available to you in this short, informative and fun presentation.

Security Summit Warns of New Phishing Email Targeting Tax Pros

We want to share with you this bulletin from the IRS newswire: The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry warned tax professionals to beware of phishing emails purporting to be from a tax software education provider and seeking extensive amounts of sensitive preparer data. The email’s origin is unknown but likely issued by cybercriminals who could be operating from the U.S. or abroad. The email is unusual for the amount of sensitive preparer data that it seeks. This Read More

Here is the July 2017 Fraud Prevention Fact, presented to you by the Missouri SMP

This month, the Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) wants you to remind you to rely on your instincts when it comes to considering this question: Does something just seem off? This question is particularly important when it comes to Durable Medical Equipment – things like wheelchairs, scooters, diabetic shoes and back braces. These areas are particularly susceptible to fraud, which costs taxpayers BILLIONS of dollars each year. In some cases, companies have recruited patients and then billed Medicare for more Read More

Fish Fry and Bake Sale in Windsor

The Windsor Senior Center will sponsor a fish fry and bake sale fundraiser from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 28 at 201 S. Main in Windsor. The menu includes fried fish, hush puppies, potato wedges, cole slaw and a drink. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children younger then 10. Call for delivery. 660-647-3224.

Medicare 101 in Stockton

A Medicare 101 presentation geared toward those new to Medicare, whether they are retiring or continuing to work. This will be a free, informative session. Lunch is available. Call Stacey at 1-800-748-7826 to make your reservation.

Medicare 101 in Salisbury

A Medicare 101 presentation geared toward those new to Medicare, whether they are retiring or continuing to work. This will be a free, informative session. Lunch is available. Call Stacey at 1-800-748-7826 to make your reservation.

Medicare 101 in Marshall

A Medicare 101 presentation geared toward those new to Medicare, whether they are retiring or continuing to work. This will be a free, informative session. Lunch is available. Call Stacey at 1-800-748-7826 to make your reservation.

Medicare 101 in Clinton, Mo.

A Medicare 101 presentation geared toward those new to Medicare, whether they are retiring or continuing to work. This will be a free, informative session. Lunch is available. Call Stacey at 1-800-748-7826 to make your reservation.