Bringing Resources to Your Door 2024

Combating social isolation and loneliness in seniors is an important part of helping seniors age in place. One of the ways Aging Ahead addresses this issue is through our “Aging Ahead-Bringing Resources to Your Door” program. Through this program the agency can expand access to resources, combat social isolation, and meet the needs of residents…

Adopt-A-Route

Adopt-a-Route: Bridging Communities with Every Delivery Adopt-a-Route, a remarkable initiative, is making a significant impact in our community. This volunteer program invites businesses, church groups, philanthropic groups, and other organizations to take on the responsibility of delivering Meals on Wheels routes to those in need. Through their dedication and compassion, these groups are not just…

Your Vote Matters in 2024!

Aging Ahead encourages everyone to get out and vote. Here is a quick guide outlining ways and days that you can vote in the general election as well as some other useful information. 1. Vote In-Person on Election Day– · Primary Election: Aug 6 Registration Deadline is July 10 · General Election: November 5, Registration Deadline is Oct…

Do you know which Benefits and Programs are available to you?

To learn more about eligibility requirements or for assistance applying for any of the benefits below, please contact an Aging Ahead Community Options Specialist at 800-243-6060. BenefitsCheckUp can also help you assess whether you can get help from programs before you apply. Answer questions anonymously to find out if you may be eligible for key…

Lunch and Learn 5-10-24

Aging Ahead is excited to partner with the University City Public Library and the University City Senior Commission to bring a monthly Lunch and Learn held at the University City Public Library (6701 Delmar Blvd) on the second Friday of each month at 11am. This monthly series, which begins May 10th,  will feature local experts…

St. Louis HELP HUB Coming to South County!

Beginning Tuesday, March 26, the St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program (STLHELP) will offer its services inside Aging Ahead’s South County location at 225 Lemay Ferry Road. Open to the community from 9am to 3pm every Tuesday, this St. Louis HELP HUB, or lending closet, will distribute refurbished home medical equipment, regardless of a person’s…

Missouri Silver Haired Legislature Hosts their Annual Senior Advocacy Day at the Capitol

On January 31, 2024, 70 Missouri Silver Haired Legislature (SHL) delegates and coordinators participated in a regular meeting of the Board of Directors, received words of encouragement from various luminaries, and delivered advocacy messages to their respective Legislators.  Delegates highlighted SHL’s past achievements as well as its current priorities listed in the 2024 SHL brochure. …

Spotlighting Our Centers

Bernita—Quad Cities Senior Center Administrator Q: What’s the best part of your job? A: The best part of my job is interacting with the seniors at Quad Cities Senior Center. I love to hear everything about them, where they grew up, how many siblings, children, and grandchildren they have, their hobbies and careers, etc. Q:…

1st Volunteer Ambassadors Group

On February 13th Aging Ahead held training for the new Volunteer Ambassador program. Volunteer Ambassadors will serve as a representatives of Aging Ahead at community events, such as senior and health fairs, helping to educate the community and spread awareness about the Agency and the services that we provide. We were excited to have a…

Connecting Caregivers 2-24

Welcome to the newest segment of the Aging Ahead Newsletter.  This section is all about Caregivers!  Our goal is to provide education, resources, and support for the many caregivers out there!  We see you; we care about you; and we’re here for you!   There are only four kinds of people in this world: those who…