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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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Bringing End-of-Life Conversations to the Kitchen Table

March, 31st – Brian and Kathy Derry have volunteered tirelessly to improve quality of life at the end of life for dozens of people in Missoula. They recently received the Hospice Care Foundation's quarterly Honoring Our Heroes award for their work with Kitchen Table Conversations, an inn...

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Public Officials Help Deliver Meals on Wheels

March, 29th – Nearly a dozen public officials, including Mayor John Engen and County Commissioners Nicole Rowley and Stacy Rye, helped deliver Meals on Wheels Thursday, March 24. Community Champions Day is celebrated by senior meal delivery programs throughout the country as a way of raising...

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March for Meals Kicks Off in Missoula!

March, 2nd – Missoula Aging Services is again participating in the 14th Annual March for Meals campaign during the month of March. You can download a donation form here--all donations raised stay local to help our program meet the needs of homebound older adults here in Missoula County. Rea...

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Film Festival Includes Films on Aging

February, 9th – Missoula Aging Services is proud to partner with the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival to support the "Younger Than Yesterday" film strand in an effort to raise awareness about issues affecting older adults. The festival runs from Feb. 19 - 28, with films screening at the Wilma...

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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. In this month's column, Laura Degele, Senior Corps Volunteer Coordinator, talks about the benefits of volunteering at any age. Click here to read more!

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.