Medicare and Advocates

Justice in Aging has published two fact sheets that provide basic information and tips for LGBTQ+ individuals with Medicare and their advocates: Marriage, Medicare, and Medicaid: What Same Sex Couples Need to Know, available in English and Spanish, discusses rules about Medicare coverage for spouses and treatment of spousal income for programs that affect Medicare…

Who Qualifies for Medicaid Expansion?

Please watch the short video and see if you or someone you know qualifies for Medicaid Expansion.   Do I qualify for Medicaid now that it expanded from Health Literacy Media on Vimeo.

Avoid COVID-19 Scams

Have you gotten robocalls, text messages, or emails offering COVID-19 tests in exchange for your Medicare Number? Be careful! Scammers are selling fake and unauthorized at-home COVID-19 test kits in exchange for your personal or medical information. Do not give out your Medicare Number for COVID-19 test kits! Make sure to purchase FDA-approved COVID-19 test…

Free Program for Adults with Memory Loss and their Caregivers

Caring for a loved one with memory loss is difficult under the best of circumstances, but those in the LGBTQ community face additional challenges because of their identity and a lifetime of marginalization, stigma and trauma. Caregivers might be reluctant to take advantage of resources in the community, fearing discrimination or hostility. They might feel…

Free Program for Adults with Memory Loss and their Caregivers

Caring for a loved one with memory loss is difficult under the best of circumstances, but those in the LGBTQ community face additional challenges because of their identity and a lifetime of marginalization, stigma and trauma. Caregivers might be reluctant to take advantage of resources in the community, fearing discrimination or hostility. They might feel…

Nutrition for Older Adults

The field of nutrition to some can feel ever-changing, inconsistent, and an area in which there are many opinions, but not as many experts.  As a registered dietitian, I aim to help clients navigate this field in ways that benefit them best.  From medical nutrition therapy, to nutrition counseling, to information on products and supplements,…

Diversity and Inclusion

Aging Ahead is committed to making diversity and inclusion a part of our organizational DNA. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of those in our community. To elevate this commitment even further, we are proud to have achieved Bronze level as an organization by working…

Engaging Older Adults

Aging Ahead offers a number of program options to engage older adults. Please take a moment to review and let us know how we can engage with you!

National Family Caregiver Support Program

For older adults wanting to remain independent in the community, informal caregivers are one of their biggest resources.

STAR Transportation Program

The STAR Program utilizes volunteers to take eligible riders to many of their medical appointments. Rides are available to appointments in St. Charles and St. Louis Counties, but eligible riders must reside within St. Charles County.