Senior Day at the Fair

It is almost time again for the Cass County Fair and that means Thursday, August 1 is Senior Day, the day that anyone age 60 and older gets free admission and a chance to win fun prizes at our Senior Day event. This annual event sponsored by the Cass County COA is a wonderful way to get into the... (read more)

 


 

Zumba Gold, It’s Exercise in Disguise

Have you heard of Zumba Gold? Are you looking for a fun way to attain your fitness goals? Why not drop the weights and dance the calories off. Zumba is a Latin based dance class. I’m sure some of you are thinking, “I can’t do this, I have no rhythm or coordination, or maybe I can’t dance.” The... (read more)

 


 

SCAMS

Nowadays, you can encounter a scam artist just about anywhere — online, over the phone and even at your door. Here are a few ruses that might come a-knocking, and tips to avoid getting taken. Home Repair Scams Someone offers to do yardwork or make repairs in or around your home. You want to save... (read more)

 


 

Worry Free Travel this Summer

No matter where your excursions take you, these tips will help keep you safe so that you can enjoy your summer travels with your family and friends. Check for travel advisories. Before you make any international travel plans, do some homework on the country you plan to visit. Never board a plane... (read more)

 


 

Stair Safety Tips for Seniors

Once you start having trouble using stairs, it seems like you encounter them everywhere you go. They’re fairly easy to sidestep in public buildings where elevators are an option, but they’re a lot harder to avoid in your own home. Unfortunately falls are the top cause of injury for seniors, so... (read more)

 


 

Getting Calls from Social Security Administration

Getting Calls from Social Security Administration? Probably not. At least, not from the real SSA. But how many of you have gotten calls from someone who said they were the Social Security Administration? And maybe showed the real SSA phone number (1-800-772-1213) or a number close to it on your... (read more)

 


 

Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed

The Meals on Wheels program has an immediate need for volunteer drivers. Each weekday we have routes throughout the county where we deliver a hot, nutritious meal to homebound seniors. For many of these people, the interaction with the volunteer is the only contact they may have each day. The... (read more)

 


 

Become a Confident Caregiver

For families facing the challenges of caregiving for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of memory loss, there are difficult times ahead.  The Cass County COA is offering two 6-week classes, Creating Confident Caregivers, that will help you  better understand your role and how to... (read more)

 


 

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