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Foster Grandparent Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary

August, 31st – Missoula Aging Services (MAS) is planning a special celebration on Sept. 18 to honor the many Foster Grandparent volunteers who have served in Missoula County, as the nationwide program celebrates its 50th Anniversary. The Foster Grandparent program, administered with other S...

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Restore Funding for Older Adults

July, 21st – In this guest column by MAS Board Chair Margaret McManus, you can learn more about critical programs for older adults in our community, and add your voice in support of restored funding. To read the column, click here.

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The Aging Revolution

July, 16th – Missoula caregivers are looking for new and radical ways to change how we think of older people. This in-depth story by Erika Frederickson explores what is happening and why. To read the story online, click here.

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Reaching Out to Seniors in Rural Areas

July, 10th – Following the recent story on an elder scam victim, local conversation has turned to how we can reach out to seniors living in isolated areas. NBC Montana's Lauren Bradley sat down with Susan Kohler to discuss growing efforts to provide resources and education to our rural ...

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Elder Financial Fraud Strikes Close to Home

July, 9th – A 74-year-old retired contractor from Bearmouth recently lost his life savings to a bogus Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes scam. Read the Missoulian's coverage here. To learn more about the growing epidemic of elder financial abuse, attend a free film screening and pan...

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A Golden Anniversary for America’s Healthcare

July, 6th – In 1965, President Johnson signed legislation to establish Medicare for the elderly and Medicaid for low-income adults, children, pregnant women, and people with disabilities. Since then, these programs have transformed the delivery of health care in the United States. Chances...

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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. MAS Resource Specialist Kate Cotnoir writes about how you can take into account the things that really matter to you as you age. 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.