Senior Lunch Club Coming to Cameron

Beginning Thursday, August 5th, Young at Heart Resources hosts the Lunch Club! The weekly meals will be catered by DeKalb County Senior Center, and held at the Cameron United Methodist Church located at 201 N. Pine. Individuals who are 60 years and older can contribute to the cost of their lunch, but are able to…

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Provide-a-Ride Program Welcomes New Driver

New Provide-a-Ride driver, David Sturgeon (left), recently completely his training with our program specialist, Mitz Steele. He was also able to visit with FR Bailey (right), who is our much-beloved veteran volunteer. Please help us welcome David to the transportation program! **Trained Provide-a-Ride (PAR) drivers take our clients to non-emergency medical appointments. They receive supplemental…

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July Medicare Fraud Prevention Fact

Some truths about preventive services The Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) wants to make sure that you are taking full advantage of the preventive benefits provided to you by Medicare. Medicare covers at least two dozen preventive benefit services. They range from screenings for heart disease, cancer and diabetes, to shots for the flu and…

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Missouri Officials Call for Support and Protection of Elders

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Each year, an estimated 5 million older adults are abused, neglected, bullied or exploited. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations, to unite…

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DHSS teams up with Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council

Launches COVID-19 plain language guide for the disability community JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) along with the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council released a new resource, the “Missouri Plain Language Guide for People with Disabilities, their Families and Caregivers,” on COVID-19 and the vaccine. Through this partnership, the new guide will ensure…

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In Need of Pension Counseling & Info?

Information provided by SCPRP The U.S. Administration on Aging has established a grant program to provide pension counseling projects across the United States, because it can be difficult for individuals to understand complex pension plans and laws.   One of those projects, The South Central Pension Rights Project (SCPRP), assists people in Missouri, as well as…

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June Medicare Fraud Prevention Fact

Telehealth: A good opportunity for patients and scammers This month’s Missouri SMP Fraud Fact deals with the expansion of telehealth services, which has opened yet another door for potential fraud. Certainly, telehealth is a legitimate service provided by a growing number of physicians.Medicare covers telehealth services, including office visits, psychotherapy, consultations, and certain other medical…

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Healthy Eating on a Budget: Cookbook Download

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) created a custom cookbook using recipes from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder Database. Recipes included have been reviewed by nutrition professionals using specific cost guidelines and nutrition criteria. This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Here’s the cookbook to print or download: Healthy Eating on…

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SFY2022 RFQ In-Home Services

Young at Heart Resources is accepting requests for qualifications for in-home services throughout the 18-county planning and service area for the period July 1st, 2021, through June 30th, 2022. Applicants may be contacted for additional information or presentation while proposals are reviewed. All Requests for Proposals for Qualifications (RFQ) should be clearly marked, on the…

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