This blog was written by Britney Pontecorvo, an MSU Psychology Major/Gerontology Minor. Imagine, right now you are 20 years old with not a care in the world. But, in just a few years’ time that 20-year-old care free young adult you once were is now 65 years old and ready to retire. Bad news for you though, you did not understand the basics of financial planning and therefore … [Read more...] about Planning for Your Retired Life Starts Young
This post was written by Heather Felske, an undergraduate student majoring in both Psychology and Gerontology. Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States who was inaugurated on January 20, 2017. He was born in 1946, which makes him 72-years-old. Trump has made substantial financial contributions to the Republican and Democratic party making him heavily involved … [Read more...] about Donald Trump and Aging Policy
This post was written by Morgan Brown, an undergraduate student majoring in both psychology and gerontology. How do you become a licensed long-term care administrator in Missouri? Type “How to become a long-term care administrator in Missouri?” into Google and the first link that pops up is the Board of Nursing Administrators – Missouri Department of Health & Senior … [Read more...] about Missouri Long-Term Care Administration Regulations
This post was written by Nicole Berg, an undergraduate majoring in both psychology and gerontology. Medicare Part D-Prescription Drug plan Medicare Part D is an optional program under Medicare that offers prescription drug coverage, offered by private insurance companies, and can be added several different ways.2 Two common ways are to add Part D coverage to original … [Read more...] about Understanding The Medicare “Donut Hole”
The Gerontology Program at Missouri State University and The Northwest Project of Springfield would like to invite you to our Second Annual Family Activities Fair! This event is perfect for the whole family. Everyone is invited to join us for free food, fun games and a great time! This event is made possible by the students from the Families in Later Life course at Missouri … [Read more...] about Family Activities Fair This Weekend!