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2019 Open Enrollment Information

October, 1st – Open Enrollment is just around the corner starting October 15  and running until December 7. This is the primary time that Medicare beneficiaries can change plans. If you have Medicare Part D drug coverage, a Medicare Advantage plan, or even if you’re happy with yo...

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Montana Kinship Navigator Program

August, 5th – The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program started in 2002 in Montana. This year the group has been rebranded to the Montana Kinship Navigator Program, furthing its goal to support kinship relatives who are raising children. To learn more, watch the video below!   ...

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Apartment Debate Highlights Housing Struggles Facing Many Older Missoulians

July, 10th – The Skyview apartments would cater to residents age 55 and older. A 39-unit complex has been proposed at 2400 Ninth Street West in Missoula. Housing is one of the most common issues that clients address with Missoula Aging Services. Skyview would be one step to addressing the a...

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Missoula Aging Services Looking for New Meals on Wheels Volunteers

July, 10th – During the summer, Meals on Wheels has a greater need to fill volunteer positions as people retire and vacation. "People do this out of the goodness of their hearts," nutrition program specialist Dean Thompson explained. "These meals go to people that are pretty much homeb...

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Four MAS Volunteers Recognized with Awards

May, 17th – Throughout Missoula County, hundreds of Missoula Aging Services (MAS) volunteers donate their time and talents to improve the community. MAS is pleased to announce that four dedicated volunteers have been recognized for their tremendous work. Longtime Foster Grandparent and R...

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Congressman Gianforte Visits MAS for Listening Session

April, 24th – This April, Congressman Greg Gianforte and his team sat down with MAS CEO Susan Kohler, members from our management team, advocacy committee, and board along with volunteers to discuss issues facing aging Montanans. We appreciated this opportunity to share more information abou...

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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