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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A Donation from Holladay Distillery

We recently received a generous donation of hand sanitizer from Holladay Distillery in Weston, Missouri. Thank you, Holladay! The supply will be distributed among our 20 senior centers, who have been working hard for months to ensure that the older Northwest Missouri population continue receiving nutritious meals amid COVID-19 concern. From distillery to agency to nutrition…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

In Missouri during fiscal year 2019, the Department of Health and Senior Services received and investigated 39,144 community and facility reports of abuse, neglect, bullying, and exploitation, involving seniors and adults with disabilities. That amounts to an average of over 107 reports every day. Today, June 15th, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Join Lifting…

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June 2020 Fraud Prevention

The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) once again is reminding older adults and their caregivers to be wary of potential Medicare fraud and abuse schemes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the pandemic began spreading across the United States, scammers have been working nonstop to try to trick older adults and to take their money. Scammers…

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2020 Client Needs Assessment

Young at Heart Resources (formerly the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging) has compiled this needs assessment survey by request of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Surveys such as this one inform our state’s plan for older adults, which includes measurable objectives that address important focus areas for our client base. If…

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2020 Affiliate Needs Assessment

Young at Heart Resources (formerly the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging) has compiled this needs assessment survey by request of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Surveys such as this one inform our state’s plan for older adults, which includes measurable objectives that address important focus areas for our client base. If…

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Show Me Falls Free Missouri Coalition

Did you know we partner as fall prevention educators with the Show Me Falls Free Missouri Coalition? This is because health and wellness are related to some of the tumbles we take. What can you do to decrease your risk of falling? Learn more by visit their website here: PREVENT MISSOURI FALLS And you can…

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We’re Hiring!

POSITION: Program Monitor  CLASSIFICATION: Full time REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer  FLSA: Non-Exempt                                                 POSITION SUMMARY:  The purpose of the Program Monitor is to monitor compliance with federal, state, and AAA regulations…

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