We are slowly winding down into Fall with back-to-school sales, Fall décor in the stores and the Ravalli County Fair coming up soon. Crazy! But summer isn’t quite done yet. I hope you have plenty more opportunities to get to your local farmers market and take advantage of the fresh produce and local vendors (don’t …

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June Newsletter

Thank you very much to those who participated in our March for Meals  celebrations – our Higher Ground Pint Night and our Ride-Along with a Meals on Wheels volunteer, and to those who donated to the Council on Aging during the Bitterroot Gives campaign. These generous contributions will help to provide meals, transportation, Lifeline medical alert buttons, …

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The Gift of Independence

Consider donating to the Council on Aging to help us fulfill our mission to help seniors remain independent in their homes as long as possible through programs like Meals on Wheels, Congregate Meals, Lifeline Medical Alert System, Money Management, BitterRoot Bus, and more. Please join us for Bitterroot and Missoula Gives, May 4 & 5. It …

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March for Meals

It’s exciting to be able to join agencies all over the country to celebrate Meals on Wheels programs through the March for Meals celebration. Our hope is to bring awareness to garner the support needed to ensure these critical programs can continue to address food insecurity and malnutrition, combat social isolation, enable independence, and improve …

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Overdue Welcome

Please welcome our new Nutrition Manager, Danny! Raised in Oklahoma, Danny has worked for nonprofits across the country while his wife completed her PhD in Microbiology. When she found her dream job at Rocky Mountain Labs, Danny finally got to make his forever home in the Bitterroot and vows to never move again. The last …

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BitterRoot Bus TAC meeting

The BitterRoot Bus will host a Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting on Wednesday December 14th at 10am in the Council on Aging conference room at 310 Old Corvallis Rd, Hamilton. The public is welcome to attend.  AGENDA Dec 2022

Fall newsletter

As the holiday seasons approach, many of us get inundated with requests for donations from a multitude of worthwhile causes. Please consider local organizations like the Council on Aging to support programs such as Meals on Wheels. As the cost of food and fuel increase the Council relies on donations to supplement our program and …

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June Newsletter

Summer is coming, and we are half-way through 2022, believe it or not. Senior center participation continues to grow with numbers reaching pre-covid levels and beyond. Our kitchens are busy preparing Congregate meals and Meals on Wheels food, but we’ve had some staff changes, so thank you very much for your patience as we struggle …

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