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Well Testing Kits for Groundwater Wells in Midland County

Midland County residents whose groundwater wells were impacted by flood waters should have their water tested to ensure it was not contaminated. Flood waters can contain numerous pathogens, chemicals, and other materials that can make people ill. Free well testing...

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AARP Tax-Aide Program Announcement

As of May 11, the AARP Tax-Aide program at the Greater Midland Community Center has suspended their program until January 2021. Unless you expect an earned income credit (EIC), a home heating credit, owe money or need your refund now, we would encourage you to wait...

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Census 2020 Update

There is still time to respond to the census! Michigan has been doing a fantastic job thus far. As of the middle of June, according to 2020census.gov, Michigan was ranked fourth in response rate with about 67% of the population responding. This equates to about...

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Pat and Bill Stafford: Much Joy in Many Places

By Tom Lowrey, Education Program Assistant “The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton Pat met Bill in Philadelphia. “He was somebody else’s blind date,” she says, but they ended up being a couple, and were...

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Our Mind Matters: Alzheimer’s Disease

A monthly article brought to you by Senior Services’ Memory Support Programs Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a term that gets a lot of attention because it has affected so many people. If you take a moment, you will likely be able to think of numerous people in your life,...

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Foot Care Clinics Resumed June 15

In mid-June, MidMichigan Home Care, in cooperation with Senior Services, resumed the offering of Foot Care Clinics. Senior Services provides the opportunity to have feet professionally cared for monthly in-person at the Trailside Center. People with diabetes or on...

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Tips for Preventing Medicare Fraud

There are several things you can do to help prevent Medicare fraud. Protect your Medicare number. Treat your Medicare card and number the same way you would a credit card number. Only give your Medicare number or your Social Security number to your doctors and other...

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Welcome to Care Coordination Corner!

Senior Services provides the service of a Care Coordinator when an older adult in Midland County receives the services of Meals on Wheels, Homemaking, Personal Care, and a variety of other assistance services. There is no fee for the assessment and ongoing...

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Mental Health Resources for Midland County Residents

Community Mental Health for Central Michigan (CMHCM) is offering a variety of services to its communities via telephone and teletherapy options during this challenging time. In addition to existing service, CMHCM is now offering short-term brief therapy at no cost to...

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