JOB OPENING: Regional Ombudsman Director

Job Title: Regional Ombudsman Program Director Apply by sending a cover letter and your resume to mstopka@yahresources.org. Young at Heart Resources is an EOE. Reports To: Executive Director Job Summary: Promotes and protects the rights, dignity, safety, and quality of life of residents in long-term care facilities. Assists residents to address and resolve issues to their satisfaction. Acts as…

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November Medicare Fraud Fact

Missouri SMP: Always conduct annual plan comparison The Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period continues through Dec. 7, the deadline to make changes to your prescription drug plan (Part D) or Medicare Advantage plan (Part C) enrollment. This is the key time for you to review your health care and drug coverage and make changes for…

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Long-term Care Residents Honored During Residents’ Rights Month

October 6, 2021For Immediate Release                                         Contact: Becky Caldwellbcaldwell@yahresources.org Long-term Care Residents Honored During Residents’ Rights Month, October 2021 Across the country, residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities along with family members, Ombudsman program representatives, citizen advocates, facility staff, and others will honor the individual rights of long-term care residents by celebrating Residents’ Rights…

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October Medicare Fraud Prevention Fact

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D begins Oct. 15. That means that people with Medicare and their caregivers should give their Medicare prescription plans a fresh look to determine whether the plan they have is still the best one to suit their needs.   It’s also a good time for you to know the rules the Medicare…

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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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