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Senior Services News

April is National Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month, and there has never been a more appropriate time to thank all of the volunteers who have given their time, talents, and heart and soul to Senior Services and the older adults of Midland County. And so I humbly say thank you. Senior...

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April Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Todd Beard has been volunteering for Senior Services for three years both as a transportation driver and as a member of Team Handyman. He has been chosen as our Volunteer of the Month for April. Todd heard...

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In-person Center Activities

We are excited to begin welcoming our participants back for in-person offerings at Sanford, Trailside, Mills and Coleman Centers. Please note that attendance is extremely limited and registrations will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. If you are...

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Our Mind Matters: Apathy

A monthly article brought to you by Senior Services Memory Support Programs If you have a loved one with dementia, it is important to understand that up to 90% of those living with dementia will develop apathy during their journey. What is apathy? It can be defined as...

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April Recipe

Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken and Green Beans Skillet Prep: 10 Min Cook: 20 Min © Eatwell101.com by Christina Cherrier – Updated Jan 4, 2021 Chicken and green beans are cooked in one skillet for easy prep and the flavor combination is spot on. With only 25 minutes of...

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Listen to Your Gut

By Megan Geierman, Nutrition Program Director The spring months are upon us! With each new season comes opportunities for change, renewal, and growth. In the nutrition sense, this is an opportunity to expand on our behavioral relationship with food. Who knew that...

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Best Wishes to Scott Heinz!

Scott Heinz retired from Senior Services at the end of March. Scott has worked at Senior Services - Midland County Council on Aging for 23 years as Director of Finance and Human Resources. During his tenure at Senior Services he has been involved with all aspects of...

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Care Coordination Corner: Life-Giving Connections

By Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator In the fall of 2020, Senior Services became aware of a local agency’s need for older adults to assist young adults and school aged children with literacy and the art of letter writing through a Pen Pal connection. Care Coordinators...

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