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New Help Available for St. Louis City Seniors

By Jamie Opsal, Executive Director of the St. Louis City Senior Fund In November 2016, St. Louis City established a senior service fund by passing Proposition S. This allows a tax to be levied for the specific purpose of providing age-in-place services to those 60 years and older. St. Louis City is now one of …

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Time to Return the Favor: Volunteer Testimonial

By Michelle Ray, Maryville University Student and Lutheran Senior Services Volunteer The whole time I was growing up, I was surrounded by volunteers. In church, in school – there were always people around to help me. Now, it’s my turn. It’s time to return the favor. I’m a student of physical therapy at Maryville University. …

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Be in the Know – Medicare Card Changes Coming Soon!

Medicare will mail new Medicare cards between April 2018 and April 2019. Your new card will have a new Medicare Number that’s unique to you. This number will be used in place of your social security number to help protect your identity. Things to know about your new Medicare card • You do not need …

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Downsizing Tips for Seniors

The downsizing process has become a national industry. There are televisions shows, books, businesses and products focused on simplifying our lifestyles and getting rid of things we don’t need. But, if you are downsizing as a part of a move to senior living, “simplifying” may not always seem so simple. Joy Brother is a Seniors …

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Free Resource! Checklist when Preparing for Short Stay Rehabilitation

There are one of two scenarios when it comes to short stay rehabilitation. One scenario is someone who is getting ready for a surgery that will be followed by rehab. This could be anything from a hip replacement surgery to knee surgery. The other scenario is an unexpected emergency has occurred and now the individual …

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