Stay Cool During Hot Summer Weather

June, 25th – As temperatures rise, measures should be taken to protect yourself, friends and family members from extreme heat exposure. Heat is dangerous for anyone, but even more dangerous for older adults. To view or read coverage from KPAX-TV, click here. For NBC Montana's (KECI-TV) ...

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Elder Financial Abuse is Growing Problem

June, 23rd – Referred to as the "invisible problem" because it often goes unreported, financial elder abuse is on the increase in western Montana. During Elder Abuse Awareness Month in June, Missoula Aging Services focused on this aspect of elder abuse. To view or read coverage from NBC Mon...

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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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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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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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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. This month Montana SMP program manager Renee Labrie-Shanks shares important steps you can take to protect yourself or loved ones from Medicare fraud. 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.