February 14th is last day of Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period

February 14th is the last day of the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period. If you have a private Medicare Advantage Plan, you still have an opportunity to switch out of it until then. A Medicare Advantage plan is a private insurance plan that contracts with Medicare to provide you with all your Part A and Part B benefits. Medicare Advantage Plans include Health Maintenance Organizations and Preferred Provider Organizations. If you’re enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan, most Medicare services are Read More

Volunteers needed for Matter of Balance training

Warrensburg, MO – Chances are you know someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling. A Matter of Balance is a proven program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activity. Care Connection for Aging Services is looking for volunteers to help provide this program. A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is conducted in eight sessions of two hours each and uses group discussion, problem–solving strategies, videos and gentle physical exercise. Older Read More

Care Connection expands serving times at Rivers Crossing Life Center

OSCEOLA – Care Connection Rivers Crossing Life Center completed its first week of operation at the new location on Business Highway 13 with many first-time visitors. Due to the increased attendance, lunch serving time will be expanded to begin at 11:30 a.m. and continue until 1 p.m. All ages are welcome for lunch. People ages 60 and above eat by donation with a suggested donation of $4. All others may dine for the cost of the meal, $6.93. Activities for Read More

Centers celebrating Heart Month

Care Connection for Aging Services’ senior centers will focus on the importance of cardiac health in February to celebrate American Heart Month. Each of the 22 centers will celebrate Go Red Day on Friday, Feb. 5., to draw attention to the importance of women’s heart health. Some centers will have special programming in February, and all of them will have handouts available to emphasize the importance of heart health. The agency has made heart health one of its top four Read More

Rivers Crossing Life Center opens in Osceola

The new Care Connection for Aging Services Rivers Crossing Life Center is open for business. The new building is located at 5215 Business Highway 13 NE in Osceola. The center hours are from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays. Call us for more information at 417-646-8292.

Missouri SMP Fraud Prevention Fact

See the February Fraud Prevention fact from the Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol by clicking this link. February 2016 Fraud fact