State of Missouri 2024 Needs Assessment Survey

The State of Missouri has partnered with Polco, a leader in the field of civic engagement and surveying, to conduct the State of Missouri 2024 Needs Assessment Survey. If you are an older adult (age 50+), an adult with a disability, or an unpaid caregiver (adult 18+ providing unpaid care to another adult), please take…

Warming Center Sites in Missouri 1-24

Winter weather is upon us and can be potentially hazardous as Missouri typically experiences periods of extreme cold during the winter. It is important to be prepared! Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is sharing a resource for you and our communities, an interactive map of  warming center sites in Missouri, which is accessible…

Missouri Master Plan on Aging Town Hall 3-5-24

Additional Resources

Aging Ahead is pleased to share the following resources with our community and encourage you to reach out to them for more information about their services, materials, events, and/or opportunities.  For nonprofit or educational institutions wishing to be included on this page, please contact info@agingahead.org.

Your Voice Matters 2024

Established under the Older Americans Act in 1973, Aging Ahead, is one of ten Area Agencies on Aging, serving older adults and their caregivers in St Charles, St Louis, Franklin and Jefferson counties.  Our mission is to support them through the journey of aging through a variety of programs and services..  We are asking for…

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research Update Discussion

Join Alzheimer’s Association and Aging Ahead for a discussion on some of the latest research in the field of Alzheimer’s disease including new treatments. You will also learn more about local support services available to families and how you can help raise awareness in your community. Refreshments will be provided.  When: Thursday, November 9th 11:30am-…

Board of Directors and Advisory Council Elections 2023

Manchester, MO., [August 7, 2023] – Aging Ahead will hold elections to fill three seats for the Board of Directors: one representing St. Louis County, one representing Jefferson County and one representing Franklin County. There are two seats to fill for the Advisory Council representing Franklin County and one seat representing Jefferson County. Elections will…

Trailblazers in Aging Honored at National Council on Aging 2023 Age+Action Conference 2023

Aging Ahead is proud to announce Chief Executive Officer, Lisa Knoll, was honored recently with a “Trailblazer in Aging Award for Innovation” by the National Council on Aging (NCOA).  The Innovator Award recognizes an individual or organization that has created innovative solutions to improve the health and economic security of older adults in the community….

Healthy Hydration Habits 7-25-23

As we age, adequate hydration can become more of a challenge. Certain conditions, medications, or just decreased overall thirst can affect how much water we consume on a daily basis. It’s important to get enough water to avoid dehydration and to feel your best. How much do I need? General recommendations are 64 oz of…

August will be “Aging Ahead is Awesome” Month

Celebrating 50 years, Aging Ahead, as one of Missouri’s ten area agencies on aging has been proudly supporting individuals through the journey of aging in Franklin, Jefferson, St Charles and St Louis counties since 1973. On August 7, 2023 the Washington City Council will proclaim August “Aging Ahead is Awesome” Month to kick off a…