September 2020 Fraud Prevention Fact

Written by Missouri SMP The Missouri SMP wants you to be on the lookout for fraud related to COVID-19 contact tracing. Contact tracing helps to slow the spread of COVID-19 and helps protect you, your family, and your community by letting people know they may have been exposed to COVID-19. It helps people get testing if they…

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Walk with Ease: Virtual Program from AFA

The Arthritis Foundation’s program that is proven to reduce the pain of arthritis and improve your overall health….and is now available in a virtual format! No matter if you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Foundation’s six week Walk with Ease program can teach you how to safely…

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August 2020 Fraud Prevention Fact

Written by Missouri SMPEmpowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud Beware of the cold sales call – on the phone or on your doorstep. The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) wants to remind you that Medicare will not call you out of the blue asking for your Social Security, Medicare or banking information.  Medicare has strict rules regulating…

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2020 BOD Elections – Candidate Bios

Our annual elections to the Young at Heart Board of Directors will be held Tuesday, August 11, 2020. This is for 3-year terms beginning in State Fiscal Year 2021. Stay tuned for more information about polling locations, voting times, and absentee ballots. Candidate Kathy RoachABCD RegionRepresenting Andrew, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, and DeKalb Counties “My…

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2020 Elections – Board of Directors Candidate Packet

Every year Young at Heart Resources (formerly the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging) holds regional elections to its Board of Directors. The board is comprised of 9 members representing 18 counties in Northwest Missouri, and each member term is 3 years. This year’s elections were delayed because of COVID-19 restrictions, and have been rescheduled…

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In Need of Pension Counseling & Info?

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 other states, with their…

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Tool Kit for Active Living with Chronic Conditions

Now available through our agency! This program includes all tools in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, packaged into a one-time mailing. It offers an alternative method for those who cannot or do not wish to attend a CDSMP workshop in person or online. The self-tailored Tool Kit contains: > The Living a Healthy Life with…

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New COO Named

Come July 1st, our agency names a new Chief Operations Officer. Freda Miller has been with Young at Heart Resources (formerly the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging) since 2006 and fills her new role after turns as the Ombudsman Manager and, most recently, Family Caregiver Manager. Freda says, “These fourteen years working with clients…

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Director Retires

Director of Operations, Lavonne “Bonnie” Stigall, is retiring as June closes, after 17 years of service to our agency. At Monday’s Board of Directors meeting, Bonnie was presented with a commemorative plaque in gratitude of her dedication and leadership to Young at Heart Resources (formerly the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging). She is pictured…

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Looking for a lifeline?

Looking for a Lifeline Assistance program? The following cell phone service providers offer it. Q Link Wireless – https://qlinkwireless.com/lifeline/about-lifeline.aspx OR 855-754-6543 Northwest Missouri Cellular – http://www.nwmcell.com/local-talklifeline-plans OR 800-331-6341 Safelink Wireless – https://www.safelinkwireless.com/…/…/www/default/index.html… OR 800-723-3546 Easy Wireless – https://www.myeasywireless.com/about-lifeline OR 877-476-6451 Access Wireless – https://www.accesswireless.com/ OR 866-594-3644

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