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A guide to when, where and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine
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Older Missourians can stay fit and have fun with AARP Missouri’s Moving It! online fitness classes.
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This program gently combines elements of mobility, yoga and fitness classes.
Seniors Walking
AARP Missouri is launching a virtual fitness program, Show-Me the Miles, in December. Participants will log the miles they walk, hike, cycle or run via an online form to track their progress. 
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Missouri Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Medicaid Expansion
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Summer has officially arrived, and with it plenty of beach days, barbeques, and picnics. Now that vaccinated individuals can gather for those classic backyard bashes, it’s time to amaze friends and family alike with some delicious and healthy recipes. Over the years, AARP has teamed up with chefs all over America to share some of their summer dishes, and to celebrate, we’re recapping our favorites. For more recipes, make sure to visit aarp.org/food.
Floating on Water
This week, record-breaking temperatures are affecting the Northwest region of America, with records set in the hundreds in cities like Portland and Seattle. Streets are buckling from the immense heat, and some power cables are even melting.
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AARP Missouri's free online Moving It! sessions offer Zumba Lite, Tai Chai, Yoga and more.
Visit to virtual doctor
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has solidified itself as a convenient and safe way to see physicians in your time of need. With just the press of a button on your phone or computer, you can connect with a doctor without the hassle of commuting, sitting in a waiting room, and paying in-person fees. However, with the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine and re-opening of doctor’s offices to the public, is the future of telehealth in jeopardy?
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