older american's month connect, create, contribute: may 2019

Let's Celebrate Older Americans Month by Recognizing Some Older Missourians Who Show Us What it Means to Engage at Every Age! Here are some of their stories...

Robert Snyder


Robert Snyder - At 80 years old, Robert Synder is a passionate champion for seniors and senior issues. Mr. Synder retired eight years ago and has been actively involved in numerous social work networking groups since, ensuring seniors are provided information on Medicare, healthcare and other services to meet their needs. Read more about Bob's Story

The Missouri Century Club recognizes individuals who have reached or surpassed their 100th birthday. Members in the club receive a letter of greetings from the Governor in honor of their special contributions as Missouri centenarians. Individuals also receive a special declaration from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor.

Anyone may submit an individual for recognition by the Missouri Century Club by completing the registration form and submitting it to the address below.

We are honored to celebrate the milestones of older Missourians and recognize their achievements.

You may submit your recognition several ways:

Mail you registration form to:
Department of Health and Senior Services
Missouri Century Club Coordinator
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0570

Fax your registration form to:
573-751-6499

Email your registration form to:
becca.coffelt@health.mo.gov

Pat Curtner - "We keep our hearts and heads active and working properly when we get out and interact with the people in the community. If you keep busy, you’ll feel healthier and you’ll be healthier. If you start sitting around on your thumb, you get bored, cranky and ornery."
Read more about Pat’s Story

pat curtner

robert hazen

Robert Hazen - "Not many people in my age group can do what I do, so I just work at getting them started in activities."
Read more about Robert’s Story

Contact your local Area Agency on Aging to find out what they are doing to celebrate Older Americans Month.

Click here if you would like more information on Older Americans Month