Cedar County residents receive $94,000 in tax rebates, returns

Cedar County residents were able to receive more than $94,000 in federal and state income tax returns and Missouri Property Tax Credits with the help of three volunteers from Care Connection for Aging Services. Volunteers Lewis Carnes, Jim Olson and Dixie Nixon donated 99 hours to help seniors file federal tax and state tax returns as well as applications for the Missouri Property Tax Credit. The volunteers worked through Care Connection’s Korth Center in Stockton and the El Dorado Springs Read More

Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) Scamboree in Nevada

Seniors will have an opportunity to arm themselves against the latest scams and fraud during a “Scamboree” event sponsored by the Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) at the Neal Center on June 16. The event will provide information about how seniors can protect themselves from scam artists trying to steal their personal information. The event also is meant to be interactive and includes games and prizes. The Scamboree will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Read More

Here is the Missouri SMP’s June Fraud Prevention Fact

This month’s Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) Fraud Fact focuses on marketers, fraudsters and scam artists who may try to trick you into buying something by using U.S. mail, AKA snail mail. As a Medicare beneficiary or someone getting ready to enroll in Medicare, you will receive a lot of pieces of mail disguised as official correspondence from Medicare. For example, you may receive a so-called “Special Notice about Medicare and insurance information.” It may be delivered exclusively to you. Read More

Elder Abuse Awareness Presentation in Higginsville

Regional Ombudsman Director Kathy Ray-Smith will give a short presentation about elder abuse, outlining the types of abuse, assistance available to stop and prevent abuse, and what seniors can do to help prevent themselves from becoming victims of abuse. Free and open to the public.

Elder Abuse Awareness Presentation in Sedalia

Regional Ombudsman Director Kathy Ray-Smith will give a short presentation about elder abuse, outlining the types of abuse, assistance available to stop and prevent abuse, and what seniors can do to help prevent themselves from becoming victims of abuse. Free and open to the public.

Elder Abuse Awareness Presentation in Cole Camp

Regional Ombudsman Director Kathy Ray-Smith will give a short presentation about elder abuse, outlining the types of abuse, assistance available to stop and prevent abuse, and what seniors can do to help prevent themselves from becoming victims of abuse. Free and open to the public.

Elder Abuse Awareness Presentation in Odessa

Regional Ombudsman Director Kathy Ray-Smith will give a short presentation about elder abuse, outlining the types of abuse, assistance available to stop and prevent abuse, and what seniors can do to help prevent themselves from becoming victims of abuse. Free and open to the public.

Elder Abuse Awareness Presentation in Butler

Regional Ombudsman Director Kathy Ray-Smith will give a short presentation about elder abuse, outlining the types of abuse, assistance available to stop and prevent abuse, and what seniors can do to help prevent themselves from becoming victims of abuse. Free and open to the public.

Elder Abuse Awareness Presentation in Rich Hill

Regional Ombudsman Director Kathy Ray-Smith will give a short presentation about elder abuse, outlining the types of abuse, assistance available to stop and prevent abuse, and what seniors can do to help prevent themselves from becoming victims of abuse. Free and open to the public.

Teleconnection Calendar for June

Here is a link to June’s Teleconnection Calendar for caregivers.