Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving the United States. This holiday is to memorialize the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country, providing us with the luxury and freedom that we enjoy today.... (read more)



COA Cares Contest

Join us in nominating a Frontline Worker for our COA Cares Contest!   Now more than ever we need to show support for those on the frontline fighting against COVID-19.  From first responders to medical professionals, grocery store clerks to maintenance workers, there are many Cass County residents... (read more)



Virtual Vacation

If your preferred form of entertainment and relaxation is venturing to other cities, states, and countries, being confined to your home can be taxing. Right now, many of us are in much need of a break from all of the stress and anxiety caused by these uncertain times. Traveling may not exactly be... (read more)



hand sewn face masks needed for seniors

The Cass County COA is grateful to all individuals and organizations willing to help our caregivers, clients, staff and community during the COVID-19 crisis.  Contributions from donors like you ensure we can continue to provide the highest quality care and support to you, your family and neighbors... (read more)



“Nominate your Mom” Winners

The COA would like to recognize TWO mothers that were nominated by family members for our “Nominate your Mom” contest.  Thank you all for your submissions!  We had such a hard time selecting just one that we decided to honor two Moms.  Each mom received a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers from... (read more)



Morel Mushroom Hunting

Morel mushrooms are one of the most desired wild mushrooms in the world.  They are a mystery, a miracle, and a gift of the spring.  They are not farmed like most grocery store mushrooms; they can appear overnight deep in the woods and remain maddeningly elusive.  Veteran mushroom hunters... (read more)



AARP offers Free Online Games

The Internet is an entertaining place.  Aside from communicating with friends and family and acting as one giant encyclopedia, the Internet also can provide a plethora of fun for seniors.   Did you know that AARP features a free collection of senior online games such as chess, puzzle games, brain... (read more)



COA launches online workout classes

The Cass County Council on Aging recently launched online workout videos for Cass County residents to do inside the home while the COA’s facilities remain closed, and fitness classes remain canceled due to COVID-19 mandates. So far, the COA has posted two videos on its website,, and its... (read more)



Giving Tuesday (still time to give)

The Cass County COA would like to Thank everyone who donated through the #Nonprofit Matching-Fund Initiative on Giving Tuesday.  To date, we have raised $1,980 to be matched through this fund; however there is still time to donate!   Between now and May 26, any donations made to the COA through... (read more)



Nominate your MOM

Moms are the best! They always know the right thing to say or do when you need them.  At any big life event or celebration, they can be counted on to be your biggest supporter.  Above all else, mothers are the heart of your family and community.   Do you know a magnificent mother who deserves to be... (read more)