Money Management seminar to be offered in Brunswick

The Brunswick Senior Center located in Sherry’s Home Cooking cafe will offer a free seminar titled “Money Management: What Every Woman Should Know” at 5 p.m. March 12. Care Connection for Aging Services’ Chariton County Care Manager Robyn Kistler will teach the 90-minute session at the center at 801 E Broadway, Brunswick. The seminar is geared toward women 65 and older; however, the sessions are open to spouses, adult children and potential caregivers as well. Participants will learn about income Read More

Nutrition: 8 easy tips for healthy eating

Care Connection for Aging Services is celebrating National Nutrition Month in March in all of its 22 senior center dining rooms in West Central Missouri. The area agency for aging cooks more than 550,000 meals annually; 189,000 meals are served in the senior center dining rooms and another 361,000 are delivered to the homebound seniors. The menus are devised to be tasty as well as nutritious. Besides providing the meals, the agency staff provides education on healthy eating for people Read More

Care Connection targets fraud prevention

Care Connection for Aging Services is focusing on Fraud Prevention Month in March, especially this week, dubbed National Consumer Protection Week by the Federal Trade Commission. Providing seniors with practical information to keep them from becoming victims of fraud is part of fulfilling Care Connection’s mission to “provide resources and services that empower people to create healthy aging experiences.” According to the new 2018 Consumer Sentinel Data Book, imposter scams, debt collection, and identity theft are the top issues reported Read More