The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter is the premier source of information and support for Michigan residents living with dementia and their families and caregivers. Through our statewide network of offices, the Alzheimer’s Association offers a broad range of free programs and services, funding for Alzheimer’s and dementia research, and advocacy efforts on behalf of Michiganders.
Michigan is home to sixteen Area Agency on Aging (AAA) organizations that serve 83 counties. Federal, state, and local governance work together to enhance the quality of life for senior living independently.
Kalamazoo County’s AAA is housed in the Kalamazoo County Government under the Older Adult Services Division. Programming assists older adults and their caregivers access services, participate in health education classes, provide support for individuals living at home independently, advocacy, elder abuse prevention, and more.
ACL a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families. You can also reach us at 1-800-677-1116.
Medicare is our country’s health insurance program for people age 65 or older. Certain people younger than age 65 can qualify for Medicare, too, including those with disabilities and those who have permanent kidney failure.
Senior Services Southwest Michigan is a private, non-profit and person-centered organization that encompasses over 21 services that support the independence and well-being of older adults, adults with disabilities and caregivers throughout Southwest Michigan.
VA carries out four specific missions: Veterans Health Care, Veterans Benefits, National Cemeteries, and to improve the Nation’s preparedness for response to war, terrorism, national emergencies, and natural disasters by developing plans and taking actions to ensure continued service to veterans, as well as to support national, state, and local emergency management, public health, safety and homeland security efforts.
AARP is a United States-based interest group focusing on issues affecting those over the age of fifty. AARP provides information and resources for those caregivers of long term and seriously ill persons.