On this page are some local resources for Seniors in Calhoun County, Michigan. In most cases, seniors are defined as individuals over 60. We have added a newsfeed with specific information related to the impact of the coronavirus on Michigan seniors. Below are some links that can help you to navigate through the options for specific needs.
2-1-1 – http://www.handsonbc.org/211-2/ Part of Hands On Battle Creek – Nonprofits and various government agencies provide excellent programs to support people in need. The problem: The people who need these programs often don’t know they exist. https://www.facebook.com/HandsOnBattleCreek/
Calhoun County Senior Services – “Enhance, promote, and ensure the availability of needed quality services for Calhoun County seniors through the effective and efficient allocation of County senior millage resources.” Coming soon – Senior Health Fair for Calhoun County – we will post current information when it is available – https://www.calhouncountymi.gov/marshall_area_senior_health_fair/
CareWell Services Southwest – formerly the Area Agency On Aging 3B, helps seniors with advocacy, we administer state , federal and local funds to support services and programs for older adults. 269-441-0973 http://www.region3b.org/
Community Action Agency provides transportation, Foster Grandparents program and small repairs help. 887-422-2726
RESOURCE GUIDE CAA– contains listings for many more service organizations:
Forks Senior Center: volunteer opportunities, cards, fitness, arts, crafts and more. 517-629-3842 – http://www.forksseniorcenter.org/ – https://www.facebook.com/Forks-Senior-Center-956508614396951/
Fountain Clinic: helps those whose income is below 250% of federal poverty guidelines and uninsured and underinsured with dental services and prescription assistance. 269-781-0952 http://www.fountainclinic.org/ https://www.facebook.com/The-Fountain-Clinic-177062235646972/
Kool Family Community Center: (formerly Burham Brook) holds dances, activities, and cards. 269-965-0000 http://www.thekoolcenter.org
Marian Burch Adult Day Care, adult day services. 269-962-1750
Calhoun County http://www.ccmcf.com/
Neighborhood Health Visitors – Part of Albion Health Care Alliance – Works to make sure that everyone in greater Albion has all the health related help that is available. Their goal is to visit all of Albion City, plus Albion and Sheridan Townships.
Senior Health Partners: Provides programs such as Matter of Balance, Exercise class, and Personal Action Towards Health. These are programs designed to help participants enhance their quality of life.
Senior Care Partners: is part of a national P.A.C.E. (Program of ALL-Inclusive Care for the Elderly). It is a medical/social based model of care that provides comprehensive integrated managed care on a voluntary basis, to older adults who are at risk for nursing home placement. 269-441-9319.
Serves residents of Calhoun County and more –
Article about the P.A.C.E. program – From Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) excerpt: “For most PACE participants (enrollees), the comprehensive service package permits them to continue living at home while receiving services rather than being institutionalized.”
Senior Services of Southwest Michigan provides Meals On Wheels, congregate meals, chore service and a Senior Companion Program. 269-382-0515