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Heart of the Matter August 2020

Looking back five months, did anyone even know what Zoom was, or that it existed? Now, it’s everywhere…including Aging Ahead’s CHOICE Program. Just another way we are Aging Ahead with you! A large variety of topics are offered and sure to pique many interests like Balance Barre, the 2020 Census, writing classes, Medicare Bootcamp, chair…

Heart of the Matter July 2020

Aging Ahead is lucky enough to employ devoted and essential staff that have shown enthusiasm to better adapt and serve older adults while navigating through a global pandemic.  In the past several months, Aging Ahead staff has created various programs and taken various steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our participants. We reinstated…

Heart of the Matter June 2020

Aging Ahead is lucky enough to work with incredibly dedicated volunteers. Glen has been volunteering with Aging Ahead at the House Springs location for about 4 years and delivers two Meals on Wheels routes per week to homebound older adults. Glen has even continued delivering meals this past year while undergoing dialysis treatment.  His dedication…

Heart of the Matter May 2020

GAIL Though we are all experiencing these uncertain times, one thing that remains certain is people wanting to help. In a time of isolation, connection is more important than ever, and members of our community have stepped up to continue supporting older adults.   Gail has been volunteering and supporting the Aging Ahead Bridgeton location for…

The Heart of the Matter- Jackie

Not only is Jackie the primary caretaker for her 60-year-old disabled son, but she also has many ailments of her own, including a terminal lung condition. Through this, she remains positive, largely due to the help of Aging Ahead’s Meals on Wheels and caregiver assistance programs. Jackie was introduced to Aging Ahead when her husband…

The Heart of the Matter- Anne

Aging Ahead is committed to identifying and addressing the challenges facing many local older adults. We are thankful for community support, including many dedicated volunteers, through which we are able to implement programs and services designed to help ensure all have opportunities to age well.  Nearly 20 years ago, Anne learned of our Christmas meals…

The Heart of Matter- John

Aging Ahead is proud to share our January “Heart of the Matter”. We understand storytelling is a vital component of our mission in supporting individuals through the journey of aging. Stories can help educate and inspire all of us to think and act differently. Stories connect us in a unique way by having the ability to touch our…

Heart of the Matter- Evelyn

Life has been a little easier for Evelyn since she started receiving meal deliveries last year from Aging Ahead. Evelyn is legally blind and lives alone. With her disability, she is unable to drive and has a difficult time preparing food for herself. Last year, a neighbor suggested that Evelyn call Aging Ahead in order…

Heart of the Matter- Nicholas

Introducing… The Heart of the Matter Aging Ahead understands storytelling is a vital component of our mission in supporting individuals through the journey of aging. Stories can help educate and inspire all of us to think and act differently. Stories connect us in a unique way by having the ability to touch our hearts in a manner that encourages engagement.    …