Miles for Meals Sponsorship

While we can all agree the past year and a half  has been very challenging, it has been particularly difficult for older adults and their caregivers, many who are struggling, often alone, to stay healthy, safe, fed, and connected.  Aging Ahead has also been  challenged to respond to an increase in requests for our services,…

Open Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of older adults? Aging Ahead has opportunities to help support individuals through the journey of aging. Our Agency is looking for volunteers to fill the following roles: 1) one Board of Directors three-year term for Jefferson county 2) four Advisory Council three-year terms, three vacancies…

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. The Missouri Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program provides benefit vouchers to: Low-income seniors (60 years+) Eligible seniors receive 10 vouchers ($5 each), totaling $50 annually Registration is open June through the end of September. Vouchers can be redeemed…

Become a Dementia Friend

Become a ‘Dementia Friend’ during Zoom workshop. Missouri’s leaders in the aging profession are encouraging folks to spend an hour to become Dementia Friends as part of an international effort to make a difference to people with memory loss. The Zoom workshop, sponsored by the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging, will be presented…

Older Americans Month: Communities of Strength

In tough times, communities find strength in people—and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in St. Louis, St. Charles, Franklin and Jefferson Counties as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new ways to support each other. In our community, older adults are a key source…

Give STL Day

Navigating the COVID-19 crisis has been extremely difficult for everyone this past year. Throughout the pandemic, Aging Ahead quickly adapted to remain focused on ensuring that older adults in our area are provided with opportunities to stay healthy, safe, fed, and connect. We have remained dedicated to providing critical services to vulnerable older adults including Meals…

St. Louis County Library GrandPads

St. Louis County Library is expanding the Digital Equity Initiative to help underserved older adults access technology and stay connected to loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting now, older adults can apply to receive a GrandPad tablet for one year. Application deadline is February 28, 2021. Visit the St. Louis County Library site to…

Flu Shot

Prevent Seasonal Flu At Aging Ahead, the health and well-being of our participants is our top priority. While our senior centers remain closed, and will not offer flu shots this year, we want to remind you the flu shot will be more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. The best way to prevent seasonal…

Share the Love 2020

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year Exciting news! For the 13th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2020 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past twelve years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.3 million meals nationwide to seniors in…

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. The Missouri Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program provides benefit vouchers to: Low-income seniors (60 years+) Eligible seniors receive 10 vouchers ($5 each), totaling $50 annually Registration is open through the end of September. Vouchers can be redeemed through…