Senior Services News

‘Tis the Season of Giving

Did you know that there are numerous ways for you to show your support to Senior Services this holiday season? Show your spirit by making a donation to help older adults in Midland County today. Ways to Give Annual One-Time Gift: Gifts can be made to Senior Services...

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December Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Kurt Silvis is our December Volunteer of the Month for his contributions as a driver for our Transportation Department. Kurt started driving in April 2019 and has given us over 350 hours! Of those 350 hours, 57...

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Halloween Spooktacular Curbside Meal Event

Trailside, Sanford and Coleman Centers pulled together a spooky celebration for their curbside meal participants. 88 people came through the pickup line where staff were dressed up for the occasion. Nancy Schick, Sanford Cook, won the pumpkin decorating contest...

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“Sense”ible Eating

By Megan Geierman, Nutrition Program Director While the food we eat physiologically feeds our body, there is also so much more to consuming each meal. Every menu cycle that is assembled at Senior Services takes a variety of factors into consideration. We of course do...

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Greetings from your Center Director

This month featuring Elizabeth Burnett, Mills Center Director How is it possible that it’s holiday time already? So much has happened this year that it is sometimes hard to keep everything in balance. It’s more important than ever to feed our body, mind and spirit. We...

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Facing Holiday Stress? Tips to Have a Healthy Holiday Season

By Tabitha Andrus, Education Intern from Saginaw Valley State University While the holidays are known as the most wonderful time of the year, they can also be the most stressful. During the holidays we tend to become more stressed because of our reaction to the...

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A Hidden Epidemic: Older Adult Suicide

By Trena Winans, Education & Outreach Director Every once in a while, there is a lot of press about suicide following the deaths of celebrities or very young people. Most of the time when suicide is discussed, it is in reference to teens, but you may be surprised...

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