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Governor Reeves Declares May as “Older Americans Month” in Mississippi

Jackson, MS – Governor Tate Reeves has designated May as “Older Americans Month” in Mississippi, recognizing the invaluable contributions of older adults while highlighting the importance of supporting their well-being…

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Strengthening Mississippi’s Seniors

Senior Nutrition Programs Champion Food Security for Aging Residents Jackson, MS – In celebration of National Nutrition Month, the Mississippi Department of Human Services Senior Nutrition Program is taking proactive…

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MDHS Unveils New Website

The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) announced today the launch of its brand-new website, designed to provide a more streamlined and user-friendly experience for website visitors.  To access the…

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MDHS provides essential support for caregivers in Mississippi

Programs provide assistance and support to those caring for our aging and vulnerable population November is National Caregiver Month, but caregivers of dependent persons receive assistance from the Mississippi Department…

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SHIP is here to help answer your Medicare questions

With Medicare Open Enrollment running through December 7, 2021, the Mississippi Department of Human Services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services is available to assist citizens and their…

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MDHS Caregiver Programs Provide Support for Aging and Vulnerable Mississippians

(Jackson, Miss.) – November is National Caregiver Month. The month is dedicated to supporting caregivers as they care for others by providing resources for self-care, advocacy, and de-stressing for caregivers….

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Gov. Reeves proclaims May Older Americans Month in Mississippi

(Jackson, Miss.) – Governor Tate Reeves today signed a proclamation naming May as Older Americans Month in Mississippi. Joining him for the signing was Mississippi Department of Human Services Executive…

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MDHS provides essential support for caregivers in Mississippi

Programs provide assistance and support to those caring for our aging and vulnerable population (Jackson, Miss.) – November is National Caregiver Month, but caregivers of dependent persons receive assistance from…

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MDHS protects Mississippi’s most vulnerable population

Adult Protective Services works to protect our aging population from abuse and neglect (Jackson, Miss.) – As the COVID-19 pandemic has created new concerns for families of our aging population…

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State Long-Term Care Ombudsman brings peace to families during troubled times

MDHS Ombudsman serves as the voice of the residents of long-term care facilities (Jackson, Miss.) – The COVID-19 pandemic has created new concerns for families of our aging population and…

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