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MAS Receives Grant for March for Meals Campaign

July, 12th – The Meals on Wheels program at Missoula Aging Services (MAS) has received a $5,000 grant award from Meals on Wheels America for its participation in the 14th Annual March for Meals campaign. MAS’ March for Meals effort was among the top six in the nation, with four other ...

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Senior Companions Save Taxpayers Money

July, 11th – Judy Allen is a Senior Companion with Missoula Aging Services' Senior Corps program. She and other Senior Companions are helping other older adults remain independent and postpone nursing home care, which in turn saves Montana taxpayer dollars. KECI's Heidi Meili recent...

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MAS Volunteer Earns Volunteer Hero Award

July, 6th – Nancy Silliman’s volunteering is clearly a reflection of the engaged, compassionate, intelligent and curious person she is. Nancy’s dedication to community service has recently garnered recognition by the Hospice Care Foundation with their Volunteer Hero Award, whic...

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United Way Shifts to Target Community Goals

July, 5th – As United Way celebrates its 85th anniversary, local executive officer of United Way of Missoula County, Susan Hay Patrick, explains the organization's shift to target community goals rather than specific agencies. This story in the Missoulian looks at how the shift will im...

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Blaze a Trail During Older Americans Month 2016

April, 28th – May is Older Americans Month 2016, a celebration of our nation's seniors that lasts the entire month. This year's theme, Blaze a Trail, speaks to the way older adults are reinventing themselves with new interests and passions, engaging with their communities and chartin...

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Report Shows Alzheimer’s a Growing Burden

April, 6th – Alzheimer's Disease is affecting patients and their caregivers alike in growing numbers, according to a new report by the Alzheimer's Association. The mental, emotional and financial toll it takes is a growing burden in the United States, and Montana is not immune. To v...

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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. If you are limiting activities you enjoy because you're afraid of falling, or know someone in this situation, read about steps you can take here!

Aging Insider Monthly

Aging Insider Monthly is an e-newsletter for professionals in the field of aging, and anyone else interested. It features local, regional and national news, events, trainings and advocacy related to aging issues. To receive it each month, please 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.