Hiring: Care Coordinator & Healthy Living Coordinator

Young at Heart Resources is an EOE.To apply for either position, send your cover letter and resume to mstopka@yahresources.org. POSITION: Care CoordinatorCLASSIFICATION: Full timeREPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer POSITION SUMMARY: Care Coordinators assess the needs of older adults and/or their caregivers in order to obtain services and supports to maintain their independence. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS &…

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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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2021 Young at Heart Resources BOD & SHL Election Results

posted by Janna Leadbetter, Election Coordinator We want to thank each candidate for their interest in joining the Young at Heart Resources Board of Directors or Missouri Silver Haired Legislature, and recognize their desire to serve the older adults of Northwest Missouri across all needs and services. The May 4th election results, as certified by the…

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May 2021 Medicare Fraud Prevention Fact

Written by Missouri SMP The Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) is warning older adults to “Guard your Card” – that is, your Covid-19 Vaccine ID card. When you get your first COVID-19 vaccination, you should get a card stating the date of the shot and manufacturer of vaccination. If you did not get the card,…

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Upcoming Medicare Virtual Fair

Facilitated by Administration for Community Living (ACL) and their partners Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Open 3:00-7:00 PM ET Agenda and Registration (available in English and Spanish) This virtual fair is for people turning 65, retiring, or joining Medicare because of a disability. Learn about Medicare and all its parts to help you in your enrollment decisions. There…

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