Senior Services News

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SENIOR SERVICES VOLUNTEERS! April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month and normally the month when we would have our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner to honor all of YOU! Due to the current circumstances, we will not be having a dinner this...

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Your Health, Your Wishes

by Amy Bailey-Sheets, LMSW; Advance Care Planning Specialist at MidMichigan Health Who would make medical choices for you if you were unable to do so? What would they choose? How would they know your wishes? These are important questions for all adults to consider,...

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Make Your Easter Egg-cellent with these Nutrition Tips!

by Taylor Wilcox, Dietetic Intern from Central Michigan University As with any big holiday, food tends to play a major part in how we celebrate. Easter marks the end of the Lenten season and for many,this means ending a 40 day fast from a favorite food or beverage...

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Positively Managing Loneliness

Senior Services recently hosted a four-week series on loneliness with Meghan Dahl, L.M.S.W., Behavioral Health Therapist at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland, which involved learning strategies for maintaining connection with others. As the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Volunteer for Meals on Wheels!

In this “March for Meals” month, we at Senior Services have nominated ALL of our Meals on Wheels drivers as our Volunteers of the Month! Last fiscal year, the 187 Meals on Wheels volunteers delivered 130,759 meals to 983 older adults. Senior Services has 20 routes...

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March is National Nutrition Month

by Megan Geierman, RD, Nutrition Program Director Every March we look forward to warmer weather, Springtime, and National Nutrition Month! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics chooses a theme each year to celebrate nationally and promote balanced nutrition. This...

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Census 2020

At the beginning of every decade, we expect to fill out the census, as it is constitutionally mandated for the government to conduct one every ten years. We know that this information is important, but many of us don’t know the depth of the impact that it has on the...

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Census 2020 in Your Community

Frequently Asked Questions   What is the Census? Everyone living in the United States is asked to complete a simple questionnaire every ten years that asks for basic information about the people who live or sleep in their homes. The 2020 Census counts every person...

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