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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Dementia Friends Michigan

More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s – members of our family, our friends, and our neighbors. We may not even recognize that these individuals have Dementia, as symptoms present differently from person to person. They may be experiencing challenges in problem-solving, communicating, or making decisions. Some may have withdrawn from their social obligations due to embarrassment or shame. Educating ourselves on the disease can help us better support those living with dementia and their caregivers. Become a Dementia Friend and take a step toward making your community more Dementia Friendly.

My West Michigan Interview: How Can An Area Agency on Aging Help You?

In this video, AAAWM Outreach Specialist Liz Barnett shares the history of area agencies on aging and how they can provide resources at the local level for both seniors and their caregivers.

Back to School: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

This initiative, supported by the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan, will provide a $250 Meijer gift card to grandparents for the purchase of back-to-school supplies and clothing for their grandchildren.

June 2022- Elder Abuse Awareness Month

June is World Elder Abuse Awareness month! This month works to not only educate people on the topic of elder abuse but to also increase reporting numbers as elder abuse is under-reported and start discussions on how to recognize and prevent this abuse. You can read about the signs of abuse and how to report it in the article below.

Summer Heat Safety

We're facing extreme temperatures this summer. This heat can especially impact older adults, here are a few resources.

My West Michigan Interview: Elder Abuse Awareness Month

It is estimated that 1 in 6 older adults experience elder abuse, yet only 1 in 24 cases are reported. Elder Abuse Awareness Month works to rectify this. In the interview below, Cassie Caple, Contract Administrator, shares the significance of this month.

My West Michigan Interview: How Can An Area Agency on Aging Help You?

In this video, AAAWM Outreach Specialist Liz Barnett shares the history of area agencies on aging and how they can provide resources at the local level for both seniors and their caregivers.

My West Michigan Interview: Elder Abuse Awareness Month

It is estimated that 1 in 6 older adults experience elder abuse, yet only 1 in 24 cases are reported. Elder Abuse Awareness Month works to rectify this. In the interview below, Cassie Caple, Contract Administrator, shares the significance of this month.