Fireworks and PTSD: Being Courteous of Veterans

July, 2nd – Wednesday is going to be a beautiful day to celebrate the Fourth of July and fireworks are likely to be a common occurrence. While many love the bright flashes, pops and crackles, for some veterans with PTSD, the Fourth can be a difficult time. Fireworks may trigger distress, ...

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Dementia Friendly Missoula Joins Dementia Friendly Communities Network

June, 28th – Dementia Friendly Missoula is a volunteer coalition affiliated with Missoula Aging Services, composed of community members, healthcare professionals, and organizations committed to the independence, dignity, and health of people living with dementia in Missoula County. T...

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MFCU Members Have Input on Grants for Non-Profits

June, 1st – During Missoula Federal Credit Union's 2018 Give Together Campain, MFCU members can vote for their favorite non-profit starting June 1. The competition lasts for two weeks and the three non-profits with the most votes will receive grants totaling $50,000!  Missoula A...

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MAS Senior Corps Volunteers Honored through Local, State and National Awards

June, 1st – Missoula Aging Services (MAS) is proud to recognize Foster Grandparent volunteers Al Goddard, Nancy Jordan and Mary Barnett as recipients of the 2018 ServeMontana Award, the Hospice Care Foundation’s Honoring our Heroes Award and the Daily Point of Light Award respectivel...

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Missoula County Flood Resource List

May, 16th – Current forecasts predict that river levels will continue to rise and peak Saturday morning. Levels are then expected to remain below the major flood stage through the weekend. The Office of Emergency Management hotline: 406-258-INFO (4636). The line is staffed from 9:00 am t...

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April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

April, 13th – April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day! NHDD promotes education and awareness, encouraging adults to create an Advance Healthcare Plan. Every adult, regardless of age, could face a situation where they're unable to express their wishes about various health care val...

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Guest column in Missoulian

MAS Governing Board Chair Larry White shares some of the potential impacts on older adults if federal-state Medicaid funding is cut. Read the July 1, 2017 guest opinion here.

Guest opinion in Missoulian

Senior Corps volunteers are valued highly in the community for their contributions, and Senior Corps Week during May is a good time to acknowledge that. Read the May 15, 2017 guest opinion article here

Swan Valley Community Foundation Supports Initiative for Services for Older Adults

The SVCF is working in collaboration with Missoula Aging Services (MAS) and the Seeley Lake Community Foundation to fund a resource specialist at MAS' new satellite office in Seeley Lake. Read the article in the Seeley Lake Pathfinder

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