Announcement: Public Hearing
PUBLIC HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT
The Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (AAAWM) is seeking comment on its Draft Annual Implementation Plan (AIP) for fiscal year 2019.
“The Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan values the feedback of those who reside in our nine county service region. We encourage the public to attend this hearing and share ideas, comments and ask questions,” says Lacey Charboneau, AAAWM Advocacy Coordinator and Planner.
Interested parties are invited to review and comment on the proposed plan at a public hearing, which will be conducted at the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan’s office on:
Monday, June 4, 2018 1:00 pm
AAAWM Office 3215 Eaglecrest Drive NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525-7005 AAAWM
Phone: 616-456-5664 or 888-456-5664
As part of AAAWM’s Draft Annual Implementation Plan for fiscal year 2019, the agency will address healthy aging, access to dental care, person-centered planning, elder abuse prevention, creating innovative programs to reach older adults at all stages of aging, support for those caring for seniors, access to services for LGBT elders, and making our communities dementia friendly.
The Draft AIP will be available for review and/or download on the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan website (www.aaawm.org) on May 18, 2018. Written comments will be accepted through June 13, 2018 by 5:00 pm. Individuals can submit comments online at www.aaawm.org, through the agency’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AreaAgencyOnAging) by email (email@example.com) or by mailing their comments to 3215 Eaglecrest Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525.
Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan serves older adults, individuals with disabilities and caregivers in Allegan, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, and Osceola counties. For more information on the plan, or other services to older adults, please contact the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan at (616) 456-5664, visit www.aaawm.org, or find us on Facebook!
AAAWM to Exhibit at Healthy Living Lecture Series
AAAWM will have a booth at the Healthy Living Lecture Series May 25 from 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center. The event will feature lectures by Mercy Health, keynote by Tom Rademacher, exhibitor booths (including AAAWM), screenings, snacks, and door prizes. For more information on this no cost event, visit enjoylearning.com. Be sure to stop by our booth and say hello!