Fall Fish Fry at the Sedalia Senior Center

The Sedalia Senior Center will be having a fish fry on Friday, September 28th from 4 to 7 PM. Menu includes fried fish, baked pineapple ham, green beans, baked beans, hash brown casserole, potato salad, cornbread, drinks, and desserts. All you can eat for $10.00! Proceeds benefit meal programs for Pettis County seniors. Our goal is $2000.00. Thank you for your support!

Huge Yard Sale and Bake Sale in El Dorado Springs

The El Dorado Springs Senior Center will have a huge, two-day yard sale and bake sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. We are accepting donations of clean, gently used items from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays until the sale. We cannot accept clothes, television sets or mattresses. For more information, call 417-876-5574.

Care Connection announces Medicare 101 sessions for remainder of 2018

Care Connection for Aging Services will present Medicare 101 sessions for the public in all of its 13 counties over the next five months. The sessions, presented over the lunch hour, are free and open to the public. The information is targeted to people who are new to Medicare or contemplating retirement. At the end of the Medicare 101 session, participants will know which decisions lay ahead and what factors seniors should consider in making Medicare choices. Participants will learn Read More

Country Fair Breakfast in Higginsville

Adults $7, Children 6 and younger $4. Scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, sweet rolls, juice and coffee.

Caregiver Teleconnection

We are sharing the most recent Caregiver Teleconnection schedule with you all. This free service allows you to hear experts speak about topics that would interest family caregivers — all without ever leaving the house. Check it out. https://goaging.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/TC_Cal_Aug18.pdf

Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) shares fraud prevention information

Through Fraud Facts, the Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) tries to keep you informed monthly of the latest scams that the bad guys have conceived most recently. The emphasis generally is on Medicare fraud. This month, we want to address the basics of the SMP mission. The SMP exists to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse. We accomplish our mission through outreach, counseling, and education. We Read More

Care Connection receives national Aging Achievement Award for Fit & Fun events

Care Connection for Aging Services has been honored with an Aging Achievement Award by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) in recognition of the agency’s Seniors Fit & Fun events. The Fit & Fun concept was among 45 aging programs to receive honors at the n4a Annual Conference & Tradeshow Sunday in Chicago. Care Connection’s staff members created the Fit & Fun concept as a fun way to present health, wellness and disease prevention information to older Read More

‘Matter of Balance’ to be offered in Brunswick

Care Connection for Aging Services will offer an eight-session course called “Matter of Balance,” beginning Aug. 6, in Brunswick. The course, which is geared toward people 60 and older, addresses the issue of falling, a problem that results in serious injuries among seniors every year. The four-week class will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Sherry’s Home Cooking, in the Brunswick Senior Center Activity Room. The class was rescheduled from earlier this summer. The Chariton Read More

Seniors Fit and Fun in Osceola

Care Connection Senior Center in Osceola, will sponsor a free “Seniors Fit & Fun” event featuring interactive games and prizes, with some interesting wellness education along the way. Events take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. In addition to hands-on games and prizes, Care Connection will provide practical information about the preventive benefits that Medicare covers. Events will take place indoors, rain or shine. Games and activities include exercise demonstrations, a spinning wheel, beach ball basketball, hula hoops, bingo, coloring for relaxation, Read More

Seniors Fit and Fun in Butler

Care Connection Senior Center in Butler will sponsor a free “Seniors Fit & Fun” event featuring interactive games and prizes, with some interesting wellness education along the way. Events take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. In addition to hands-on games and prizes, Care Connection will provide practical information about the preventive benefits that Medicare covers. Events will take place indoors, rain or shine. Games and activities include exercise demonstrations, a spinning wheel, beach ball basketball, hula hoops, bingo, coloring for relaxation, and Read More