Silver Haired Legislature To Hold Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Haired Legislature To Hold Election May 05, 2022 Notice is hereby given that this year’s Silver Haired Legislature (SHL) election is to be held at Aging Ahead’s senior centers on Monday, May 05. SHL is a formally elected group of volunteers age 60 or older who advocate on behalf of Missouri’s…

Missouri’s at-home COVID-19 PCR test kit program to cease

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – After a sharp increase in testing demand during the Omicron surge in December and January, Missouri has been experiencing a dramatic decline in testing the past several weeks. Due to this low demand and increased availability and accessibility of testing resources, the State’s at-home PCR testing kit program is ending March…

Real ID Update

The deadline has changed to May 3, 2023 to update your driver’s license to be homeland security compliant in order to fly, enter a military base or federal building.  If your driver’s license is up for renewal between now and May 3, 2023 you may update your license at that time.  If you license doesn’t…

The 2G and 3G Sunset is Coming!

Attention Cell Phone Users: The big cell phone carriers will be shutting down their 3G networks this year and switching over to 5G and for many, it could render your old devices inoperable. Please check with your cell phone carrier to see if this will effect you. Here is some information that will be helpful,…

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…