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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RSVP Volunteer Honored for Lifetime of Service

April, 10th – The breadth and depth of RSVP volunteer Patty Zapp's service is hard to imagine--among many other things, she joined the Peace Corps and served in Nepal at age 70! That was 20 years ago. Wherever she has lived, Patty has brought her cheerful, dedicated spirit of serving oth...

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MAS Receives “Share The Love” Grant

April, 10th – Missoula Aging Services (MAS) recently received a $5,000 grant from Meals on Wheels America (MOWA) for its participation in Subaru of America’s seventh annual “Share the Love” event. During the event held last fall and winter, Subaru of America, Inc. donated $...

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Volunteers Receive Peacemakers of the Year Award

April, 6th – Glenn "Woody"and Kathi Wood have been named the 2015 Peacemakers of the Year by the Jeannette Rankin Peace Center, and were spotlighted in the Missoulian. Both are Senior Corps volunteers with Missoula Aging Services' RSVP program. Read the feature here.

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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. To read the most recent column dealing with how property is titled affects who receives it after you die, 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.