Meals on Wheels Volunteers Endure Winter Conditions to make Deliveries

February, 22nd – No matter the weather, Meals on Wheels (MOW) volunteer drivers hop into their vehicles and deliver the meals they know clients rely on to live a healthy, independent life. Although snowy conditions kept some Missoulians off of the roads this week, our volunteer drivers wouldn&#...

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Mail Scam Targets Missoula’s Older Adults

January, 8th – Linda Brooks-Curtis was excited when she first read the letter. She was being told that she'd won millions and was awarded $2,450 to help pay the fee. All Linda had to do, the letter said, was deposit the check and pay a processing fee of $1,950. If she had, Linda would hav...

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Three Volunteers Chosen for AARP Montana’s Andrus Award

December, 15th – Three Missoula Aging Services' volunteers won prestigious AARP Andrus Awards, during an annual award event recognizing the ability of individuals to positively impact lives. Jonna Rhein's 7,344 hours of service as a Foster Grandparent are recognized through the Commun...

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Medicare Tools and Information Available!

September, 19th – National Medicare Education Week (NMEW) is past, and the Medicare Open Enrollment period begins soon on Oct. 15th.  The n4a and UnitedHealthCare (UHC) make sure that consumers have all the tools and information they need to make confident and informed choices during Medica...

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New Medicare Cards Are on the Way

August, 29th – Your Medicare card is changing, and by April, 2019 it will be replaced with one that no longer shows your Social Security number. Scammers are already taking advantage of this situation by calling older adults and claiming to be from Medicare. One of their tactics is saying the...

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RSVP Volunteers Staff Fire Call Center

August, 28th – Beginning in early August, MAS Senior Corps volunteers were scheduled for more than 100 shifts with the Missoula County Emergency Fire Line Call Center. The center was able to field about 150 calls a day working with the RSVP volunteers. Nick Holloway, Projects Coordinator for ...

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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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