Hospice Care Foundation honors MAS volunteer

July, 2nd – Missoula Aging Services RSVP volunteer Mary Olson recently received the Hospice Care Foundation's "Honoring Our Heroes" award for her extraordinary contributions through volunteerism. Mary volunteers for the MAS Resource Center as a State Health Insurance Program counselor,...

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Visitability of homes a growing concern

May, 9th – The issue of visitability of homes is coming to the forefront due, in part, to our aging population. Missoula's City Council recently passed a resolution supporting visitability and expediting the permit review process for anyone submitting plans to build or remodel a home ...

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Community Champions Deliver Meals on Wheels!

March, 21st – A host of public officials helped deliver Meals on Wheels in Missoula during the nationwide Community Champions Week, March 17-21. The event is part of the monthlong March for Meals campaign, an initiative to raise awareness of senior hunger and  benefit the local Meals on...

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Meals on Wheels Delivery Continues through Blizzard

February, 26th – Meals on Wheels delivery continued on most routes in Missoula during the Friday, Feb. 28 blizzard. Click here to view NBC Montana's coverage that day. Heavy snowfall in the Missoula valley eaarlier in the week didn't stopped volunteer drivers who deliver Meals on Wheels...

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Mentors celebrated on national blog

January, 24th – During National Mentoring Month in January, ServiceNation is highlighting impact stories of national service members who serve as mentors. For one story about a Missoula Foster Grandparent, contributed by Heather Margolis of the Montana Education Partnership, please click here....

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Fiddler’s music soothes at hospital

January, 3rd – At Community Medical Center, melodic old-time fiddle tunes can often be heard in waiting rooms where friends and loved ones gather. Fiddler Phil Fadely plays for patients in their rooms, too. Wherever this 82-year-old Senior Companion volunteer and his fiddle go, smiles appear ...

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KUFM Commentary

Missoula Aging Services CEO, Susan Kohler, provides a regular commentary on KUFM every four weeks on Wednesday evenings about issues affecting older adults.

To read the most recent commentary online at the Montana Public Radio website, click here.

Missoulian "Booming" column

Each month an expert from our staff, governing board or a partner organization provides personal insight and information about a topic of interest to Baby Boomers. To read the most recent column about increasing awareness of elder abuse in Montana, click here.