Are you eligible for a nursing home, but would rather live in your own home?

MI Choice Waiver Program may be your option to continue living independently.

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If you're looking to find out what services are available to you in order to remain in your home, Care Management is the place to start. 

Our Care Management team will come to your home, discuss your needs, perform an assessment and develop a plan that works for you. 

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Start where you are! Use what you have! Do what you can!

We offer A Matter of Balance, EnhanceFitness, Tai Chi, Zumba Gold, and Yoga to help increase strength, gain endurance, prevent falls, improve balance, and HAVE FUN!

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Are you caring for a loved one? We have programs and resources available to support you on your caregiving journey.

Learn about options like in-home care, respite certificates, and programs designed to support caregivers like yourself.

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Upcoming Events

News & Media

Age Your Way- May 2023: Engaging Wellness

Join our Engaging Wellness Community! Classes are offered both in-person and via Zoom throughout our region. Watch our latest Age Your Way video to learn more!

Caregiver Connections: Resources on Your Journey

For many caregivers, caregiving is a role many are thrust into. Mom experienced a fall and needs some extra help. Your partner has surgery and recovery doesn’t go as planned. Regardless of the reason, you are now responsible for someone else’s well-being on top of your own.

Join the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan in recognizing Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Join the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan in recognizing Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. 

Age Your Way- April 2023: Community Connections

Our April Age Your Way Video is out now! We're talking with Contract Administrator and DEI Advisor for our agency, Sabrina Minarik, about how to make community connections and the services that can help. Watch the video to learn more about these resources!

ENVISION: Where We've Been, Where We Are, Where We're Going

Let's take a look together, at where we've been, where we are, and where we're going as we envision aging and the future of AAAWM. You can review our full FY2022 Annual Report here.

Recognizing Deaf History Month

April is Deaf History Month! Deaf History Month has been celebrated since 1997 when the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) first designated a month-long celebration of Deaf culture and history.

Age Your Way- February 2023: How does funding work?

Our February Age Your Video is out now! AAAWM Executive Director, Kendrick Heinlein, joins Liz to discuss our various funding streams and our role in the administration of these programs that go to support seniors, persons with a disability, and their caregivers.

Age Your Way- January 2023: What is an Area Agency on Aging?

Introducing our new Age Your Way Video Series! We're excited to bring you a short video each month that covers services and supports to help you age with independence and dignity. This month's video covers this question "What is the Area Agency on Aging and how can it help?". Give the video a watch above to hear from Liz Barnett, our Outreach Specialist, and a special guest.