MAS Volunteers Recognized With Awards
Missoula Aging Services is pleased to annouce that two MAS volunteers have been recognized for their incredible work in the community. Senior Companion Judy Jones Allen was honored as an Andrus Award finalist for her 7800 hours of service with Senior Corps. Her work helps older adults live independently though assisting veterans and serving on the Senior Corps Task Force and Outreach Task Force. Former Foster Grandparent Nancy Elkins won the Caregiver Award for her 4652 hours helping Missoula students achieve grade level and her time with Habitat for Humanity, crisis foster care, and the Montana Legal Services Association.
Guest column in Missoulian
MAS Governing Board Chair Larry White shares some of the potential impacts on older adults if federal-state Medicaid funding is cut. Read the July 1, 2017 guest opinion here.
Guest opinion in Missoulian
Senior Corps volunteers are valued highly in the community for their contributions, and Senior Corps Week during May is a good time to acknowledge that. Read the May 15, 2017 guest opinion article here.
Swan Valley Community Foundation Supports Initiative for Services for Older Adults
The SVCF is working in collaboration with Missoula Aging Services (MAS) and the Seeley Lake Community Foundation to fund a resource specialist at MAS' new satellite office in Seeley Lake. Read the article in the Seeley Lake Pathfinder.