AVERAGE INCOME TAX REFUND UP 1.3%

On February 28, the IRS reported an increase in tax refunds. The average 2019 refund amount of $3,143 is 1.3% higher than last year’s average. The increased refunds reflect tax returns that claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and...

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Spring Maintenance for Senior Safety

By Kimberley Fowler https://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/05-18-17-spring-maintenance-senior-safety/ After a long winter, the signs of spring bring an unmistakable sense of energy and excitement. Neighborhoods become a flurry of activity and almost...

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The First Green House Turns 15!!

The Green House Project Blog The First Green House Homes Turn 15 Years Old By Rachel Scher McLean / Posted on May 14th, 2018 “For thousands of years, elders have been held in high esteem and involved in the community,” says Steve McAlilly, CEO of...

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New Guidelines for Blood Pressure

Posted On 22 Feb 2018 By : Kimberley Fowler High blood pressure, often referred to as the “silent killer,” is a leading cause of heart attack and stroke in North America. In fact, it is one of the most common preventable causes of heart disease –...

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Welcome to NextAge Mississippi from CEO!

On behalf of the Methodist Senior Services family I welcome you to NextAge Mississippi! We hope that you will visit here often for resources, information and support as you or your family member navigates through the time of life we call simply...

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NextAge Mississippi Begins!

NextAge Mississippi Begins! By Michelle Daniel, VP of Philanthropy and Strategic Implementation   NextAge Mississippi has been a dream of Methodist Senior Services for a while. We wondered, “If we are always looking forward to the next age...

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Grandfamilies

Category: April 2017 Issue   According to the website for the AARP, in Mississippi, 98,691 children live with grandparents who are householders. In the 1960s, Lucedale resident, Jackie Byrd, combined households with her in-laws. Her...

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