Senior Health and Wellness Day

All 22 of the Care Connection Senior Centers will be observing Senior Health and Wellness Day with a variety of activities. To find a center near you, click here.

National Health and Senior Fitness Day in Warrensburg

Classes include fitness walking, Tai Chi, Silver Sneakers Classic, Zumba Gold, Line Dancing, Health Screenings, Nutrition Demonstration, Medicare Presentation, Mind Games and giveaways.

Sedalia Senior Center Bake Sale at Show-me Crafters Spring Show

The Sedalia Senior Center will have a bake sale at the Show-Me Crafters Spring Sale, in the Agriculture Building at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Cookies, pies, cupcakes, cookies and cinnamon rolls. All proceeds to benefit the Sedalia Senior Center programs and services for Pettis County seniors.

Giant Garage Sale in Sedalia

The Sedalia Senior Center will have a giant garage sale. We will have furniture, clothing, books, household goods, holiday items, and toys. There will be something for everyone, and all will be priced to sell.

Sunday Spaghetti Dinner in Higginsville

Higginsville Senior Center, 111 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3, Spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, drinks and dessert. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. All proceeds help support the Higginsville Senior Center.

County Services Director in Benton County

Responsible for development and coordination of a comprehensive county-wide approach for providing services for older adults in Benton County. Design and implement a system of recruitment, training and motivation for volunteers to plan, manage and implement the daily functions and services offered. Build effective relationships and be able to speak publicly with community based organizations to create visibility and understanding of older adult issues, education, recreation and health and wellness programs offered through the local senior center. Provide leadership and Read More

Financial tips focus on energy savings

Summertime is around the corner, and it already feels hot and muggy outdoors. That means air conditioning in your home, but it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. Here are five simple ideas to save you money this summer. This information comes from Kansas City Power and Light. 1. Use a ceiling fan or other circulating fan. It can make you feel 6 or 7 degrees cooler. A fan doesn’t cool a room, it just makes Read More

Clinton resident receives statewide honor for family caregiving

Doris Hudgens of Clinton has received statewide recognition for her dedication in caring for her elderly mother, Lila. Doris was named the April Caregiver of the Month by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. That recognition makes Hudgens a nominee for the Caregiver of the Year Award to be named in December. Roy Qualls, Care Connection for Aging Services Henry County Care Manager, nominated Doris for the honor. “Doris and Lila come into the Clinton Senior Center daily Read More

Center Coordinator in Windsor

Looking for an individual who relates well to older people. This position would be responsible for recruiting and training volunteers, assisting with the implementation of activities, fundraising and budgeting at the Windsor Senior Center. Must be able to keep accurate records and prepare reports. This is a part time position. Send resume with cover letter to Care Connection for Aging Services, P.O. Box 1078, Warrensburg, MO 64093. Care Connection is an EOE.

Center Coordinator for Brunswick, Salisbury

The Center Coordinator is responsible for the development and organization of a comprehensive system for the recruitment, training and motivation of volunteers; to plan, implement and manage the daily functions and services offered in the center and greater community. The Coordinator shall provide leadership and direction for working with volunteers to implement fundraising plans and to plan and conduct center programming. The Center Coordinator will assist in planning, budgeting, supervising and evaluating the operation of the center as well as Read More