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Aging Best
1121 Bus. Loop 70 E., Columbia, MO 65201
800-369-5211  (573) 443-5823  573-449-8000 Fax: 573-875-8907
https://www.facebook.com/agingbest.org/
kelwood@agingbest.org
help4u@AgingBest.org
agingbest.org

Variety of services for older Americans including the Long Term Ombudsman Program, senior center meals, home-delivered meals, transportation, respite care, area Senior Centers, case management, information and referral, services for family caregivers. 
Eligibility: Age 60 and over



Callaway Senior Center
531 Commons Dr., Fulton, MO 65251
573-642-2458
http://www.cmaaa.net/

Home meals delivered, congregate meals and nutrition site.  



Central Missouri Community Action- Foster Grandparents Program for Callaway County
807 North Providence, Columbia MO 65203
573-443-8706 ext 1131

The Foster Grandparent Program provides an opportunity for senior men and women to interact with children through active involvement at locations such as non-profit daycare centers, Head Start, state-supported facilities, public and private schools and home settings. The "Grandparents" serve youth with exceptional and special needs.
Eligibility: Men and women, 55 years of age and over. Retired, no longer in the work force. Capable to serve assigned children on a personal and regular basis. Physically able, as determined by a required physical examination, prior to the assignment and annually thereafter. Willing to volunteer a minimum of 15 hours a week. Willing to accept supervision as needed.  Stipend provided.



Claim Program (Medicare issues)
200 N. Keene St. Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 817-8300 or (800) 390-3330   Fax: (573) 817-8341
Hours: 9-4 pm Monday through Friday

Services: Counseling for Medicare beneficiaries and their families regarding Medicare issues
Eligibility: Individuals over 65 or disabled and Medicare eligible, and their family members,
care givers, or authorized representatives
Fees: None



Elder Abuse: Prevention and Recognizing the Signs
https://www.seniorliving.org/research/preventing-elder-abuse/



How to Identify and Avoid Scams Targeting Senior Citizens and the Elderly
https://www.fiscaltiger.com/avoiding-elderly-scams/



Fulton Housing Authority
350 Sycamore St, Fulton, MO 65251-1278
573-642-7611
http://fhamo.org/

Subisdized housing, Section 8 Housing



Rocktree Apartments
350 Sycamore, Fulton, MO 65251
573-642-8862
http://www.lowincomehousing.us/cty/mo-callaway

This is a low income apartment. The government gives funds directly to this apartment owner. They charge lower rent for low income persons. Contact this apartment for low rent, Senior housing apartments with subsidized government low income rates. Call 573-642-8862 for more information.



S.E.R. National
3610 Buttonwood #200, Columbia, MO 65201
573-886-8988   Fax: 573-886-8985
http://ser-national.org/

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Fees: None Eligibility: Age 55 and older; specific income guidelines Services: Offers training, employment, and community service opportunities for mature workers. Helps mature individuals enter the workforce, secure more challenging positions, move into new career areas, or supplement their income
S.E.R. offers employment training services through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) to low-income older workers in 102 counties in Missouri. S.E.R. partners with local 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit agencies in each of the counties we serve as training sites for participants. S.E.R. also actively collaborate with local and public employers to create permanent employment opportunities for older workers who want to re-enter the workforce.



Services for Independent Living
1401 Hathman Place, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 874-1646  TDD 573-874-4121   Fax: (573) 874-3564
Hours: 8:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (M-F)

Services: Independent living services and skills development; Missouri Arts Program; information, referral, and advocacy; peer support; transportation; speaker’s bureau; recreation opportunities; volunteer opportunities; personal care attendant referral; head injury services; men’s and women’s support group; P.A.V.E. (People Advocating for the Voice of Equality);
Missouri Agr. ability project
Fee: Most services are free, may be some fees for transportation
Eligibility: Person with a disability
Geographic Area Served: Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cooper, Howard, Montgomery, Randolph 
Foreign Languages Spoken: Spanish, Italian, French, German and Chinese



Veterans Home Care
888-314-6075  or  314-514-2444

Our exclusive VetAssist® Program helps veterans, or their surviving spouses, apply for a little-known Department of Veterans Affairs benefit to pay for assistance with activities of daily living. We can get home care started before the VA processes the claim and before our clients receive VA funds.
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