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For senior transportation services, see Transportation-Special Services.

Area Agency on Aging 1-B

Information about, and referrals to services for older adults and persons with disabilities, and family members. Also answers Medicare and Medicaid questions. jjarvis@aaa1b.com, aaa1b.com


(800) 852-7795


Foster Grandparents Program (Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development)

Senior volunteers age 55 and older work with children and youth in day care centers, Head Start programs, schools, and youth facilities throughout Washtenaw County. Volunteers receive a nontaxable stipend ($2.65/hour), transportation assistance for program-related activities, meals while on duty, orientation and ongoing training, and an annual physical exam. Volunteers must meet low-income guidelines and work a minimum of 20 hours/week. bowerssk@washtenaw.org, washtenaw.org/782/Foster-Grandparent-Program V


(734) 544-3040


Friendly Visitors (Jewish Family Services)

Service suspended during Covid-19. WISE Comfort Line provides reassurance by phone; email jsinger@jfsannarbor.org to arrange. Carefully screened volunteers, matched and trained meet once per month, (or more if agreed upon), with older adults in their homes, and participate in activities ranging from playing board games, to sitting and chatting, to taking walks or going on short outings. Service suspended during Covid-19. Please see Wise Comfort Line. info@jfsannarbor.org, jfsannarbor.org

2245 S. State, #200 [map]
(734) 769-0209


Housing Bureau for Seniors (Michigan Medicine)

Services include coordinating shared housing arrangements, preventing elderly evictions and foreclosures, and counseling about housing options. Referrals to community senior services. Tax preparation program. Annual Senior Living Week has informational workshops, a senior living expo, and tours of senior living communities. Speakers available. Education and outreach. housingbureauseniors@umich.edu, med.umich.edu/seniors V

2401 Plymouth #C (Turner Senior Resource Center) [map]
(734) 998-9339


Huron Valley PACE

Supports seniors 55+ to remain living at home, as independently as possible. Services provided on-site include adult day center activities, primary medical care, coordination of care, medications, medical equipment, physical and occupational therapies, transportation and more. Services also provided in the home. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. info@hvpace.org, huronvalleypace.org

2940 Ellsworth, Ypsilanti [map]
(734) 572-5777


Meals on Wheels & Senior Café Programs (Office of Community & Economic Development)

The Meals on Wheels & Senior Café Programs deliver nutritious noontime meals to homes and public places, such as senior centers and churches, for county residents age 60 & over. $3 donation; no one is turned away for inability to pay. $5.50 donation for guests under 60. See website for locations and dates. info@ymow.org, washtenaw.org/796/Senior-Nutrition-Program V

415 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti [map]
(734) 487-9669


New American Club (Jewish Family Services)

Social services, activities, and assistance for foreign-born seniors. Intake services in English and Russian. info@jfsannarbor.org, jfsannarbor.org/programs-services/aging-caregiver-support/nac V

2245 S. State, Ste. 200 [map]
(734) 769-0209


Partners in Care Concierge (PICC by Jewish Family Services)

Medical accompaniment and transportation, pairing trained volunteer partners with older adults for support before, during, and after medical appointments and door-through-door, wheelchair accessible transportation. partnersincare@jfsannarbor.org, jfspartnersincare.org

2245 S. State, #200 [map]
(734) 769-0209


Senior Services (Catholic Social Services)

Offers a variety of community based programs to aid the 60+ population including respite, tax assistance, resource advocacy, assistance navigating Medicaid/Medicare, Senior Volunteers, (RSVP), Neighborhood Senior Services, The Oaks adult day program, home maintenance and minor repair services, Grandparents as Parents, (GAP) support groups. csswashtenaw.org (click on Senior Services). V

4925 Packard [map]
(734) 971-9781


Silver Club Memory Loss Program

Groups for older adults with mild to moderate memory loss, cognitive impairment, or early stages of Alzheimer's. Mind Works (Wed.) provides an environment based on mental exercise, memory techniques and community engagement. Chelsea Coffeehouse (Mon. at Chelsea Senior Center) is an education, support, and discussion group. The Elderberry Club (Tues.) is a group of women come together for discussion, friendship, and creative expression. The Silver Club Enrichment Program (Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.), for those with moderate memory loss, is a structured, activity-based program . Activities include fitness, art, gardening, games and socialization; lunch included. Prescreening required for all groups. Sliding scale fee. GerMedSilverClub@umich.edu, med.umich.edu/geriatrics/community/silverclub.htm V

2401 Plymouth #C (Turner Senior Resource Center) [map]
(734) 998-9352


Turner Senior Wellness Program (U-M Health System)

Improves quality of life for older adults and their families by providing health lectures, exercise classes, information about community resources, support groups, technology mentoring, and more. Throughout the building, Gallery 55+ displays the art of those age 55 & over. Telecoil hearing aid loop in main conference room. Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Lunch served Tues. & Fri. noon; $3 donation for those age 65 & over; $5.50 for others. No fees for regular events. See website for calendar. med.umich.edu/geriatrics/community/tswp.htm V

2401 Plymouth #C (Turner Senior Resource Center) [map]
(734) 998-9353


Washtenaw Integrated Senior Experience (WISE by Jewish Family Services)

Provides care management, aging in place services, care coordination, crisis intervention, Medicare and Medicaid navigation assistance, and referrals for older adults and their caregivers. info@wisemich.org, jfsannarbor.org/transforming-aging

2245 S. State, #200 [map]
(734) 769-0209




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