Seeking Volunteer Drivers

If you like to drive and enjoy the company of others, contact us about a volunteer opportunity that may be right for you.

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January 2021 Medicare Fraud Prevention Fact

Written by Missouri SMP The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol wants older adults and their caregivers to be on the lookout for potential COVID-19 vaccine fraud and scams.  Here are some tips to protect yourself from potential vaccine fraud:  •You likely will not need to pay anything out of pocket to get the vaccine during this public…

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Show Me Strong Virtual Job Fair – December 22

Attention job seekers: Mark your calendar! Healthcare organizations across Missouri have immediate openings for caring and compassionate team members. Opportunities for advancement are available within the healthcare community and positions needed include: · Licensed Practical Nurses · Certified Nurse Assistants · Medical Technicians · Laboratory Technicians · In-Home Caregivers · Food Service Workers · Janitorial…

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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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December 2020 Medicare Fraud Prevention Fact

Written by Missouri SMP As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, so do the scams associated with it. Because older people  are at greater risk for serious illness from COVID-19, the Missouri SMP warns that they also are prime targets of potential fraud.  As of the beginning of December, there was no FDA-approved vaccine for COVID-19. The  first…

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GivingTuesday is Here!

When you have a grateful heart because of all life has given you, it’s an easy “next step” to pay it forward to others and make a difference. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a…

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GivingTuesday: The Global Generosity Movement

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of…

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November is National Family Caregivers Month

Info compiled from the Administration for Community Living (ACL.gov) Families are the primary source of support for older adults and people with disabilities in the U.S.  Many caregivers work and also provide care, experiencing conflicts between competing responsibilities. Research indicates caregiving also takes a significant emotional, physical, and financial toll. With nearly half of all…

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November 2020 Fraud Prevention Fact

written by Missouri SMP It is that time of year again – open enrollment for Medicare prescription drug coverage and  Medicare Advantage plans. Open enrollment annually occurs from October 15 to December 7. If  you are on Medicare, you have an opportunity to change your Part D Prescription Drug Plan and/or Advantage plan during this…

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MODDC Seeks Your Input

contributed by Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council MODDC works to address the needs of Missourians with developmental disabilities and their families through disability rights advocacy, training activities and technical assistance, systems change to remove barriers, developing coalitions, encouraging citizen participation, and keeping policymakers informed about disability issues. We are seeking YOUR input to help usidentify what YOU – individuals…

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