Aging Articles

April 1, 2024 | Posted in Aging
holding hands with older adult

The Dementia Training Room will offer a free, come-when-you-can educational event for caregivers of people with dementia.

March 20, 2024 | Posted in Aging
age positive conf 2023

The eighth annual Age Positive: Ideas for an Age-Friendly Future conference will provide a forum for innovative older adult program ideas on May 7 and 8.

March 1, 2024 | Posted in Aging
Aging with Dignity

MARC and the KC Shepherd's Center co-hosted a town hall listening session on May 1 to gather feedback on the new Missouri 10-year Master Plan on Aging.

March 1, 2024 | Posted in Aging
KCC logo

On Friday, Jan. 19, MARC honored the cities of Westwood, Kansas, and Liberty, Missouri, for becoming Gold Level Communities for All Ages at the First Suburbs Coalition.

February 5, 2024 | Posted in Aging
Missouri Master Plan on Aging Town Hall

Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services has teamed up with MARC and KC Shepherd's Center to offer a local listening session on March 1 to gather feedback on the new Missouri Master Plan on Aging.

January 22, 2024 | Posted in Aging
SAGECare platinum 2024

MARC’s Aging and Adult Services department recently received a SAGECare Credential for its achievement in providing an inclusive and affirming environment for LGBTQ+ older adults.

January 8, 2024 | Posted in Aging
KC Fresh Rx class 2023

In 2023, participants in a new “produce prescription" program got a chance to learn habits to improve their health. 

December 18, 2023 | Posted in Aging
Legislative breakfast 2024 whole room

The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) hosted the Leadership in Aging Network’s annual Legislative Briefing on Successful Aging in Community.

November 2, 2023 | Posted in Aging
CHWs with letters

The federal government has added Community Health Workers (CHWs) to an official jobs handbook.

October 26, 2023 | Posted in Aging
CHW visiting home

This new series will put a spotlight on the many benefits Community Health Workers, or CHWs, bring to our region.