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Dementia Friends Missouri

What is the Dementia Friends program? Dementia Friends is a global movement developed by the Alzheimer’s Society in the United Kingdom and now underway in the United States. The goal is to help everyone in a community understand five key messages about dementia, how it affects people, and how we each can make a difference…

Introducing…CHOICE Program Sponsorships!

In partnership with community organizations and businesses, Aging Ahead’s award-winning CHOICE program brings an array of programs to several St. Louis County Library branches. By sponsoring these popular CHOICE presentations, you will be able to support the interests of local older adults and share your name with a new audience. Introductory sponsorships are now available…

Miles for Meals

It’s more than a meal, it’s a friendly face. In an effort to raise funds and awareness for the critical issue of senior food insecurity, the community came together on a bright June morning to support our Meals on Wheels program in Queeny Park for our annual Aging Ahead & Edward Jones 5K/1Mi Walk. We…

Aging Innovations Award

Aging Ahead Receives Prestigious Aging Innovations Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

Y’s CHOICE: A New Place to Connect

Aging Ahead engages community partners in socially responsible initiatives that are truly a win-win situation for all. As we continue to find ways to expand the CHOICE portfolio, Aging Ahead recently combined forces with partners to offer an exciting, new program to seniors that helps ensure the journey of aging is filled with health, nutrition,…

2020 Census Goal: Complete Count of Older Adults!

Aging Ahead wants to make sure that Missouri’s older adults are accurately counted in the upcoming 2020 Census.

Signed, Sealed and Delivered

Senior Services Growth and Development Program passes Missouri legislature and becomes law on June 25.

Thank You for Another Successful 5K Run

On behalf of the 5K Committee, Aging Ahead staff and the Foundation Board, thank you to everyone who participated in, donated, sponsored and/or volunteered in the 2019 Aging Ahead & Edward Jones 5k Run/1M Walk.  

Fresh Vegetables in Basket

Missouri Grown USA

SENIOR FARMERS’ MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM Aging Ahead and Missouri Department of Agriculture have partnered to provide seniors with fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets.

Marshals Story

Marshal Marshal, a Meals on Wheels recipient, recently shared the impact Aging Ahead has had in his life.  Sandy Lynn, a Community Service Coordinator, was visiting Marshal when she learned of a financial hardship he faced and set out to work with him to find a solution.  Struggling to pay his real estate taxes each…