Dementia Friends 2022

Aging Ahead, in partnership with M4A and other Area Agencies on Aging in Missouri, has been providing Dementia Friends Sessions since Dementia Friends USA expanded the program to Missouri in 2019.  Dementia Friends USA is a part of a global movement that is changing the way people think, act and talk about dementia.  Originating in…

Subaru Share the Love Event 12-21

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year Exciting news! For the 14th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2021 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past thirteen years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.5 million meals nationwide to seniors in…

#GivingTuesday 2021

The start of something great. Volunteer. Advocate. Support. Donate. Deliver a difference to older adults in our community this holiday season. Donate Now What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. In just nine years, GivingTuesday has radically…

Caregiver Series

Thursdays from 10:00am– 12:30pm Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30 November is National Caregiver Month. Of the nearly 44 million family caregivers in the United States, many are often over-burdened and under-informed. Having access to quality resources that will support them in their role will benefit both the caregiver and the care-receiver. Learn valuable information about…

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…