Save the Bees

In recent years more people have become aware that honey bees are in big trouble. Honey bee colonies have been decreasing in what has been called “Colony Collapse Disorder.” It could be due to a combination of factors including diseases, nutrition, stress, pesticides, drought, habitat destruction,... (read more)



March Anniversaries

The Cass COunty COA would like to recognize the following emlpoyees that have work anniversaries this month:   Adrienne Glover Director of Community Living Supports 26 Years   Camille Butler Home Care 14 Years   Beatrice Rangel Home Care 11 Years   Lisa Stephens Care Services 7 Years   Ken... (read more)



Catching Clovers

Do you feel lucky?   During the month of March, a four leaf clover will be hidden somewhere throughout both COA buildings.   Be the first person to find the clover and have your name entered, up to once a week, into a drawing for a grand prize.   The clover will have a new hiding spot each weekday... (read more)



Michael Garcia is our new Director of Nutrition

Michael Garcia The COA would like to introduce Michael Garcia as our new Director of Nutrition. Michael comes to the COA with over 30 years of professional culinary experience. Previously, he was the Garde Manger at the luxurious Hotel Jerome in Aspen, CO. While there, he was able to watch many... (read more)



Tax Assistance

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and virtual tax assistance to anyone free of charge with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50. Tax-Aide volunteers are located nationwide, and are trained and IRS-certified every year.   The Cass County COA is proud to partner with the AARP... (read more)



In Memory of Dave Hoger

The COA extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dave Hoger.   Dave was the driving force behind the creation of our Handy Helpers program. Over several years, Dave volunteered thousands of hours building wheelchair accessible ramps for Cass County seniors in need.   He has been... (read more)



SilverSneakers at the COA

  Does your Medicare Supplemental plan include Silver Sneakers?   SilverSneakers is a free fitness program for seniors that’s helping millions of people on Medicare defy the odds, shatter stereotypes and answer every challenge with, “I can do this!”    If your Medicare health plan, Medicare... (read more)



Free Mindful Meditation Zoom Course

Start the new year with a new paradigm approach to interacting with others, your environment, and yourself.   Eventbrite: Main Class  Use Code: COA2022 for 100% off    About this... (read more)



Weather Closings

“Whether” we like it or not, winter is here. With the possibility of bad weather in the near future, we would like to remind everyone about the COA’s inclement weather policy.   Any announcements of the COA’s closure will be made on the COA website, on our Facebook page, and on local television... (read more)



Embracing Change

It has been said that the only guarantee in life is that everything will eventually change. There are a lot of us in this world who cringe at the idea that everything we know and are comfortable with will eventually be subject to change or even loss. There are others who welcome the inevitable,... (read more)