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Combating Medicare Fraud

January, 30th – Are you on Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan? Medicare fraud losses in 2017 reached $60 billion, and according to the Center for Public Integrity, Federal health officials made more than $16 billion in improper payments to private Medicare Advantage health plans last year. ...

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Share the Love

December, 5th – Since 2008, Subaru of America, Inc. and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels nationwide deliver nearly 2 million meals to homebound people in need. When customers select Meals on Wheels as their charity of choice during the 2018 Subaru Share the Love® Event, Missoula A...

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Recognizing MAS Volunteers

November, 16th – RSVP Volunteer Klairaine Nichwander was an AARP Montana Andrus Award finalist and Foster Grandparent Ann Groth won the Community Service Award this November. Klairaine has been a huge help with many programs at Missoula Aging Services over the years. Additionally, she has als...

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Evidence-Based Classes to Manage Your Diabetes

November, 16th – DEEP (Diabetes Empowerment Education Program) is a 6-week evidenced-based class series being offered again by MAS beginning on Thursday, April 4th at Silver Crest Apartment Community. DEEP serves as a strategy to engage Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes or pre-diabetes in th...

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Know Your Rights and How to Use Them

October, 5th – While we all have different preferences about how we want our homes to look, most of us can probably agree on what they should feel like: comfortable, safe and like we belong. These desires don’t change as we age and in some cases they become even more important to consid...

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Scam Calls Reported in Missoula

September, 11th – Please be aware of fraudulent callers stating to be from Social Security. Many of the calls are “robocalls”, which are automated. Reports say one recording claims your Social Security number “has been suspended for suspicion of illegal activity,” and tel...

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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