JOB OPENINGS: Family Caregiver Coordinator & Healthy Aging Coordinator

POSITION: Family Caregiver Coordinator, full time Apply by sending a cover letter and your resume to mstopka@yahresources.org. Young at Heart Resources is an EOE. POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of Family Caregiver Coordinator is to assist older adults and/or their caregivers in achieving health and wellness for as long as possible in the least restrictive setting…

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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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Give 200 for Missouri’s 200!

The Missouri Community Service Commission challenges all Missourians to volunteer 200 hours in their community in honor of the state’s 200 years. Each year, volunteers give back over $3.2 billion in service to their communities, and we want to recognize those who are making a positive impact. Those who complete the 200 hours will be…

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September Medicare Fraud Prevention Fact

The Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) wants to alert you to the latest genetic testing fraud trend – cardiovascular genetic testing. Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries genetic testing cheek swabs to obtain their Medicare information. The scammers then use the information for fraudulent billing purposes or possibly medical identity theft. The scammers sometimes call the…

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Young at Heart Resources and Mom’s Meals Partnership Flourishes

Mom’s Meals Adds a Truck Route to Nodaway County to Better Serve Homebound Clients August 9, 2021For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Stopka660-240-9400 Albany, MO – Young at Heart Resources and Mom’s Meals® have been partnering since the fall of 2020 to provide homebound individuals 60+ with home delivered meals. Through this partnership, Mom’s Meals has provided…

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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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