Scaling the Mountain

Mount Everest is the tallest peak on Earth, standing at a towering 29,029 feet above sea level. Each year hundreds of people attempt to scale Mount Everest as well as other staggeringly tall peaks. As you can imagine, this is no small feat. The costs can be just as staggering as the mountain itself... (read more)

 


 

Did you know that you can support the Cass County COA when you shop?

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice... (read more)

 


 

Meal Leads to Prizes

During the entire month of January, every time you eat at either COA location you will be given a ticket to fill out and enter into a drawing for a prize. The COA will be drawing names at the end of the month and you will have a chance to win prizes donated by area businesses and local residents... (read more)

 


 

Project Lifesaver: The Cold Truth

The cold of winter is harsh – especially if you’re not prepared for it. But every year vulnerable people wander into the cold and many times the story turns tragic.   Project Lifesaver is intended to save lives by decreasing the amount of time it takes to find someone who wanders away from safety.... (read more)

 


 

Uphill Battle

During the holidays it seems like we are faced with endless opportunities to gorge ourselves. We go to all those holiday parties and get-togethers and eat one too many cookies, candies, or desserts, or maybe one too many drinks. Then once January comes rolling around we are kicking ourselves for... (read more)

 


 

Take precautions during severe winter weather

Winter months often provide some of the most beautiful outdoor scenes, but winter is also unpredictable. Winter storms can occur quickly and without warning, causing power outages, stranding people in their homes or cars, and creating unsafe driving and walking conditions.   Seniors and people with... (read more)

 


 

Peg Cook and her daughter, Annette Ilowiecki

Writing Their Dream

Walking through the doors of the Cass County COA was a lifechanging event for Peg Cook and her daughter, Annette Ilowiecki. Their shared passion for creative writing found a home with the Stormy Night Writer’s Society, a group that meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Lowe... (read more)

 


 

soup can exercises

Soup Can Exercises

With the holidays coming up and winter right around the corner, exercise could be furthest from your mind. You might be telling yourself, “there isn’t time to exercise,” or “I can’t stay active because I can’t go outside.” Well, did you know that you could stay active all year long by simply... (read more)

 


 

Medicare Open Enrollment Continues

The Cass County COA is taking appointments for anyone with questions for the Medicare Advantage and Medicare Drug Plan open enrollment period, which runs through December 7. This is the time for those in the plan to change or cancel drug coverage for 2020.   Anyone wishing to receive assistance... (read more)

 


 

Honoring Our Veterans

Veterans Day is November 11 and is an official United States public holiday that honors military veterans who have served in the United States Armed forces. It coincides with other holidays celebrated in other countries, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, that mark the anniversary of the... (read more)

 


 

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