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Property Tax Relief for Older Adults in Missouri

Increasing housing values and associated property taxes can have a devastating impact on older adults in Missouri. This report by the Missouri Budget Project offers five key recommendations to provide property tax relief to older adults in Missouri. More…


Telling the Stories of Older Adults During the Pandemic

As America begins to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are reminded of the profound impact that the virus and the social isolation that it necessitated had on older adults. The Catholic Health Association recently held a webinar series titled “Old Age- Our Future” which discussed this topic and more. More…


Missouri Ranks 45th in Support for Seniors

When older Missourians have access to supports that help them age in their own homes and communities, they can live with dignity as they age. Yet in recent years, programs designed to help keep Missouri's seniors at home have been substantially cut or underfunded. More…


Honoring the Lucken Legacy

MMF received a one-time, unrestricted gift bequeathed by donor, Mr. John “Jack” Lucken, in the summer of 2019. This gift has provided great opportunities for arts organizations serving older adults in our community. More…


Study on Older Adults and Loneliness

MMF funded a study at Places for People about loneliness and depressive symptoms in middle aged and older adults experiencing serious mental illness. More…