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Senior Companions Give and Get, More Needed

May, 1st – In this final installment in a series done by students in the University of Montana’s Journalism School, UM student Kali Beeson discovers how Senior Companions Judy Allan and Alice McGraw became lifelong friends. Listen to the podcast or read the entire story here.

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RSVP Seeking Volunteers

May, 1st – RSVP volunteers decide when they want to volunteer and what projects they want to assist with to have an impact in the community. There's no shortage of opportunities in areas like emergency preparedness, assistance for veterans, tutoring school children and much more. Lear...

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Language Is No Barrier For Senior Companions

April, 29th – Meet Frank Havlik, a Senior Companion through the Senior Corps program at Missoula Aging Services. Although his native language is Czech, Havlik speaks English when he spends time with his four clients. In this fourth installment in a series done by students in the University o...

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Helping Seniors Recover At Home Saves Hospitals, Taxpayers Money

April, 27th – The third story in a series about how older Montanans are staying involved, helping one another and growing older on their own terms is about a program that helps keep eligible people on Medicare from bouncing back into the hospital. Read it or listen to the podcast here. All s...

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Program Puts Vets in Charge of Their Home Care

April, 22nd – A first of its kind program in Montana being offered at Missoula Aging Services is putting veterans and their families in charge of their own home care. It's also saving the VA money. You can read or listen to the podcast by clicking here. The stories about how older M...

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Foster Grandparents Provide Extra Help in Classroooms

April, 20th – Foster Grandparents in the Senior Corps program at Missoula Aging Services are staying involved by volunteering in area schools, daycares and Head Start programs. Equally important, they're providing one-on-one assistance to kids who need a little extra help. Foster Grandpa...

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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. Read an inspiring account by one of our Senior Companions about a special client in the most recent column. Click here.

Letter to the Editor

From the March 31, 2015 Missoulian, here's what one reader wrote about us. Click here to read the letter.