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Humblebrag Bob Borders

Bob Borders, a dedicated Meals on Wheels delivery volunteer from Lemay, turned 80 on August 29th. A big birthday for anyone, Bob knew his family would throw him a big party. He asked his friends and family that in lieu of gifts, they donate to the Aging Ahead meal program. Bob has been delivering meals…

Hope Crafters

Affton Senior Center Spreading Joy Imagine your grandparent doing housework, cooking for their family, and at the end of the day humming by the fire while knitting a sweater for the neighbor in need down the street. Our seniors come from a generation of caring for each other but now more than ever, do not…

Delivering a difference…together!

Aging Ahead salutes our many community partners in this newsletter edition.  By working together, we can help ensure the journey of aging is filled with honor and dignity.  Help us re-imagine aging as we collectively support adults to live their best lives through services and opportunities we can create and offer together.  The Northwest Way…

Making Progress in Jeff City

Over 100 dedicated volunteer advocates met in Jefferson City Oct 22-24 for the Missouri Silver Haired Legislature’s 46th annual conference. The group proposed, debated and ultimately voted on the top five issues they will focus their advocacy efforts on this next year.  In addition, we also heard from several interesting presenters, including: Mike Kehoe, Lieutenant…

Community Spotlight November 2019

Aging Ahead is pleased to share information on our generous community supporters.  Please check back often to learn more about them and the work they are doing to make our community a better place for all.  Assistance Home Care Spend a little time with Allen Serfas and you will quickly learn why the business Allen…

Walgreens Health Corner

With fall and winter approaching, it is important to start thinking about flu season and the steps that you can take to protect yourself from influenza. Influenza, or the flu, is a contagious illness that is spread by the influenza virus. The effects of this virus can range from mild to very severe and typically…

Food is the Best Medicine…

So why waste it? Aging Ahead kitchens have been working hard to reduce the amount of food waste. We ask you to join in those efforts! We can all play a part in reaching the national food waste reduction goal – to reduce food waste by 50% by the year 2030. Start using these tips…

A Balanced Diet Walgreens

Although most individuals know a well-balanced diet is best for their health, it does not always result in them eating accordingly. One common barrier could be they aren’t sure what a “well-balanced diet” consists of. The United States Department of Agriculture, or USDA, has an excellent resource called MyPlate which shows the different components of…

From Farm to Seniors Tables in a Snap

Aging Ahead and Missouri Department of Agriculture have partnered to provide seniors with fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets through the Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. Join us at one of our Senior Centers during registration week July 15-19.

Important Agency Update

In an effort to address the dramatic increase in requests for home delivered meals, Aging Ahead has had to make some hard decisions.  We have currently implemented a ‘hold’ on adding new clients to our Meals on Wheels program as we examine budget issues in order to better align with our state allocation. We remain…