Coronavirus Response

Our office is currently closed to the public, but is continuing to operate with an emphasis on remote-work for many of our employees. Our Information and Assistance Department remains an essential senior resource for our region, therefore we will continue to take calls and provide information at (616) 456-5664. Learn more

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

24
Apr
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

News & Media

How to Support Seniors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Around our West Michigan region, extra precautions are being made to keep older adults healthy. However, as the situation is ever-changing, more and more crucial services are being paused. So, what can you do to help those at risk?

A Statement from Executive Director, Jackie O'Connor

A statement from Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan’s Executive Director, Jackie O’Connor:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources & AAAWM Programming Updates

A few helpful resources in regards to COVID-19 and the latest updates on our programming cancellations.

Senior Perspectives - March/April 2020

The March/April issue of Senior Perspectives is here!

My West Michigan Interview- RideLink is taking seniors where they want to go

WATCH NOW: Learn more about RideLink and our upcoming Open House in our interview with My West Michigan!

My West Michigan Interview- KCSM

WATCH NOW: Learn more about the Kent County Senior Millage in our interview with My West Michigan!