Medicare cards coming to Missouri — but not yet

This information is coming to us from the Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) Starting in April, Medicare will begin mailing new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare. The new card is to help protect you from identity theft. Fraudsters are always looking for ways to get your Social Security number, so Medicare is removing Social Security numbers from all Medicare cards to make them safer. However, Medicare will NOT begin mailing the new cards in Missouri until AFTER JUNE. Read More

Learn about Medicare, win prizes: BINGO!

The Holden Senior Center continues its fun, educational events for older adults with a session of Medicare Bingo at 11 a.m. March 13 at the center at 204 W. Second St. The free, interactive presentation is a themed Bingo game that teaches players about Medicare basics while giving folks a chance to have fun and win prizes. The presentation is part of a series introduced last month to motivate seniors to check out what the center has to offer, said Read More