Monroe County Commission on Aging 2016 Providers/ Programs

Monroe County Commission on Aging 2016 Providers/ Programs

Monroe County Commission on Aging 2016 Providers/ Programs What is the Monroe County Commission on Aging (COA)? The COA is a group of nine individuals, appointed by the Monroe County Board of

Commissioners, to make recommendations for the distribution of the funding collected by the millage. o Each County Commissioner appoints one COA Commissioner from their district. o The COA is also a department within the County of Monroe. What is the Monroe County Senior Citizens Millage? The Senior Citizen Millage is a mill levy placed on property within Monroe County to provide services

to Monroe County residents age 60 and over. The owner of a home with a taxable value of $50,000 pays $25 a year. Monroe County Commission on Aging Mission Statement The Monroe County Commission on Aging is charged with recommending the prudent spending of public dollars to promote the health, dignity and Independence of Monroe County residents sixty years of age and older. Vision Statement The Monroe County Commission on Aging will strive to provide services to positively impact the quality of life for all residents of Monroe County sixty years of age and older. How much Money does

the Senior Millage Generate ? 7 1 0 2 It is d to expecte e generat about llion $2.8 mi In the Pa st It has

been as high as $3. 15 m illion (2 009) The Monroe County Commission on Aging Serves as a funding source for programs that provide services to Monroe County senior residents. Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Area Agency on Aging 1-B Ash Senior Citizens Services 27 programs offered by 17 providers Bedford Senior Community

Center Berlin Township Seniors Deaf & Hearing Impaired Services Dundee Area Senior Citizens Center Frenchtown Senior Center FTSC - Adult Day Services The Health Van Lake Erie Transit Living Independence for Everyone

Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Milan Senior Transportation Monroe Center for Healthy Aging Monroe County Senior Legal Services Self & Family Behavioral Healthcare MCOP Food Program MCOP - Home Care MCOP Home Chore MCOP Home Injury Control

MCOP Resource Advocacy MCOP Specialized Transportation MCOP Unmet Emergency Needs MCOP Utility Assistance Monroe County RSVP Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) 29100 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 400, Southfield, MI 48034 1-800-852-7795 AAA 1-B provides unbiased information on local services and resources for older adults, adults with disabilities and family caregivers, has programs to help older adults remain living in

the community, and can assist with understanding Medicare benefits. In 2016, the AAA 1-B provided 19,929 hours of personal care, home care, and respite to 147 seniors in Monroe County. Call us at 800-852-7795 or visit our website at Adult Day Service Frenchtown Friendship Club 2786 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI 48162 734-243-6210 The Frenchtown Friendship Club is an Adult Day Service Program, located at the Frenchtown Senior Citizens Center, that offers professional supervision as well as planned activities for the elderly with cognitive impairment. Their goal is to provide a positive, happy environment where the elderly can feel needed and useful. While the Frenchtown Friendship Club is not meant to be a substitute for the family or caregiver, it works to supplement the care received at home while giving the family or caregiver a relief for work, errands or respite care knowing their loved one is well cared for professionally run, wellplanned and supervised environment.

Alzheimers & Dementia Care Services of Northwestern Ohio 2500 N. Reynolds Road, Toledo, Ohio 43615 419-537-1999 The Alzheimers & Dementia Care at the Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, provides respite care for those affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related memory loss disorder. Activities planned in the social atmosphere of the Day Center stimulate the mind and spirit, bringing joy and satisfaction to the life of your family member, while providing respite for you in your role as a caregiver. In 2016, the Alzheimers & Dementia Care of N.W. Ohio Deaf & Hearing Impaired Services, Inc. Serving Deaf and Hard of hearing older adults and their families in southeast Michigan 25882 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 100, Farmington Hills, MI 48336

Deaf & Hearing Impaired Services, Inc. is committed to 248-474-2334 providing the highest quality of comprehensive services for deaf and hard of hearing older adults while promoting their independence and dignity through cooperative efforts with other community-based service providers and educational entities. In 2016, Deaf & Hearing Impaired Services, Inc. provided 1,222 counseling & interpretation hours for 126 deaf and hard of Monroe County Opportunity Program Utility Assistance & Un-Met Needs Programs 1140 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161 734-241-2775 When funding is available, MCOP offers assistance with

electric, gas, deliverable fuels such as propane, and other services that allow seniors to remain safely and independently in their homes. Each program has its own income limitations. In 2016, the Utility Assistance Program provided $10,616 worth of assistance to 34 seniors. & the UnMet Emergency Needs Program provided $6,500 worth of assistance to 16 seniors . Monroe County Opportunity Program Home Care 1140 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161 734-241-2775 The Home Care Department assists Monroe County seniors and disabled residents with daily tasks such as: Homemaking Personal Care Shopping Meal Planning and Preparation

Respite Care is also available for caregivers In 2016, the MCOP Home Care Program provided 5,534.50 in-home care hours for 117 seniors with COA funds. Monroe County Opportunity Program Home Chore 1140 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161 734-241-2775 The Home Chore Program assists Monroe County seniors aged sixty and over with maintenance tasks that include: Lawn Mowing Cleaning Gutters Minor Carpentry Snow Removal Minor Electrical and Plumbing Repairs Installation of Storm Windows Installation of Air Conditioners

In 2016, the Home Chore Program provided 3,500 hours of chore service for 348 seniors in Monroe Monroe County Opportunity Program Home Injury Control 1140 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161 734-241-2775 The Home Injury Control Program includes: oBathroom Chairs and Grab Bars oBathtub Rails oToilet Seat Risers and Rails oSmoke Alarms oHand-Held Showers oSafe Lighting oNon-Skid Surfacing In 2016, the Home Injury Control Program provided $4,910.00 for assistive safety devises to 67 Monroe County seniors.

Monroe County Opportunity Program Resource Advocacy Program 1140 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161 734-241-2775 The Resource Advocacy Program Identifies older adults in need of community services and acts as their advocates to assist these individuals to find resources that meet their needs. In 2016, the Resource Advocacy Program provided 7,599 counseling and assistance hours for 1,383 seniors. Monroe County Opportunity Program Food Assistance Program 1140 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161 734-241-2775 The Food Assistance Program offers food to low-income

seniors over sixty years of age in our community. In 2016, the Food Assistance Program provided 113,726.50 pounds of food for 853 seniors in Monroe County. Monroe County Opportunity Program Specialized Transportation Program 1140 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161 734-241-2775 The Specialized Transportation Department provides reliable transportation to non-emergency medical appointments and treatments for senior Monroe County residents. Many of the vans are equipped with wheelchair lifts with seating for 6-10 passengers.

The program operates Monday through Friday with morning and afternoon shifts. In 2016, the Monroe County Opportunity Program Specialized Transportation Department provided 7,078 one-way trips for 337 Monroe County Senior Legal Services 1126 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161 734-241-7644 Monroe County Senior Legal Services provides legal assistance to residents of Monroe County who are sixty years of age and older. Services are provided at their local office and through outreach sites around the county, including senior centers, nutrition sites, and nursing homes. In 2016, Monroe County Senior Legal Services provided 2,916 legal service hours for 1,051 seniors in Monroe County. Self and Family Behavioral Healthcare

7521 North Telegraph Road, Newport, MI 48166 734-586-0031 Self & Family Behavioral Healthcare program provides counseling and mental health services to seniors of Monroe County. In 2016, Self & Family Behavioral Healthcare provided 180 counseling hours to 17 seniors. Living Independence for Everyone (LIFE) 2313 North Monroe Street, Monroe, MI 48162 734-242-6800 Living Independence for Everyone is a nutritional program in Monroe

County that provides congregate and home delivered nutritional meals for older persons to help them live as independently as possible. In 2016, Living Independence for Everyone provided 102,231 congregate and home delivered nutritional meals for 1,014 seniors in Monroe County The Health Van 1623 West Sterns, Temperance, MI 48182 734-850-6045 The Health Van provides door-to-door service for Monroe County senior residents going to non emergency medical appointments. Services are scheduled by appointment only on a first call basis with a two-week advance notice preferred.

Transportation coverage area includes all of Monroe County, and surrounding areas. The Health Van also transports into Ohio to Toledo, Maumee, Oregon, and Perrysburg. All vans are wheelchair accessible and transportation can be scheduled morning through evening hours, 7 days a week providing drivers are available. Lake Erie Transit 1105 West Seventh Street, Monroe, MI 48161 734-242-6672 Lake Erie Transit offers a variety of fast and easily accessible transportation services for Monroe County residents. With 8 Fixed Routes, Frenchtown, and Bedford Dial-A-Ride services, ADA and Essential Transportation Services, Lake Erie Transit is driven to provide everyone in our community with the highest level of service. Essential Transportation Services is a door-to-door service for Monroe County Senior Citizens and those with disabilities in the Monroe County area who meet one You are unable to go up or down a flight of stairs or

more of60 theyears following criteria: You are or older without assistance You are wheelchair restricted You have great difficulty walking without a cane or walker. You have an emotional impairment recognized by a state or federal agency In 2016, Lake Erie Transit ETS provided 20,997 one-way trips for 639 seniors. Bedford Senior Community Center

1653 Samaria Road, Temperance, MI 48182 734-856-3330 The Bedford Senior Community Center is a multi-purpose center that serves the Bedford Township area providing congregate and home delivered meals, activities, and socialization. Senior Center Lunch In 2016, Monday ~ Friday Bedford Senior Community 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Center provided 35,9825 hours Please call by 10:30 a.m. for

of reservations service for 942 Monroe County Home Delivered Meals seniors. 734-856-3330 Dundee Area Senior Citizens Center, Inc. 284 Monroe Street, Dundee, MI 48131 734-529-2401 The Dundee Area Senior Citizens Center strives to meet the varying needs of all people 55 years of age and older. It promotes a fulfilling and independent quality of life for those who enjoy associating with others, and the homebound who are an important segment of the Center. It is dedicated to do all that is possible to encourage everyone to have happy, interesting and productive lives. The Center is conveniently located to meet the physical, social, legal, emotional, and nutritional needs of seniors in Dundee and

surrounding areas Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In 2016, the Dundee Area Senior Citizens Center Frenchtown Senior Citizens Center 2786 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI 48162 734-242-6210 The Frenchtown Senior Center is fully equipped and designed with many indoor activities planned and welcomes anyone 55 years & older and is known for its warmth and friendship. The Center hosts and plans programs that encourage the older adult to socialize and participate in activities designed to assist them to live more independent and interdependent lives. The Center offers

many activities, programs, and special events. Volunteer opportunities are available for you to utilize your talents and skills. In 2016, the Frenchtown Senior Citizens Center Milan Seniors for Healthy Living 45 Neckel Court, Milan, MI 48160 734-508-6229 The Milan Senior Center for Healthy Living

provides activities, programs, and services designed to enhance quality of life and encourage aging with independence and dignity to Monroe County and Washtenaw County seniors. Noon meals provided Monday, Wednesday & Thursday by the Washtenaw County nutrition program. In 2016, the Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Center provided 8,598 hours of service for 190 area Monroe County seniors. Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Transportation Services 45 Neckel Court, Milan, MI 48160 734-508-6229 The Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Transportation offers transportation to anyone 50 years of age, living within the 48160 zip code. Riders can be picked up from their home and brought to the Milan Senior Center and/or anywhere they would like to go (within a 20 mile radius of Milan) for a nominal fare.

This need-responsive, door-to-door service is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and can be scheduled, with at least one business day advance notice, by calling 734-508-6229. The Monroe Center for Healthy Aging Leading in information and assistance for quality lifestyles and healthy aging! 15275 South Dixie Hwy., Monroe, MI 48161 The Monroe Center for Healthy Aging is open 365 days per year and is a one-stop734-241-0404 center where seniors and others enjoy a wealth of programming, activities, exercise, support, information and assistance, social settings, and great food! The center is in the top 1% in the country and is Nationally Accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers and the National Council on Aging! In 2016, the Monroe Center for Health Aging

Ash and Berlin Senior Programs The Ash and Berlin groups provides socialization, cards, and healthy meals to Monroe County residents 60 years of age and older. Ash Senior Citizens Center Berlin Senior Citizens Center Mondays - 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 Tuesdays - 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. p.m. 700 Carleton-Rockwood Road 8000 Swan View Drive,

Carleton, MI 48117 Newport, MI 48166 734-654-2006 734-586-2187 In 2016, Ash Seniors In 2016, Berlin Seniors provided 2,243 meals for 84 provided 2,370 meals for 90 area Retired & Senior Volunteer Program 15275 South Dixie Hwy., Monroe, MI 48161

of Monroe County 734-241-0408 The Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Monroe County is a program and service offered under the Monroe Center for Healthy Aging sponsorship. RSVP is working to expand volunteer experiences to better reach the entire county with special attention to supplying health, nutrition, and safety services to help seniors remain in their homes. Other areas of special interest will include using the special talents of seniors to help our children with math, reading, and socialization and maintaining the existing network

of senior support to many community services. Seniors who volunteer keep the program viable and the volunteer force active! In 2016, RSVP provided 24,959 hours for 233 area seniors. www.co.monroe.mi.us/ commonaging 965 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI 48161 734-240-3290

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