Senior Services News

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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Great Lakes Bay Region MVP Award Goes to Scott Heinz

ESPN 100.9 FM has chosen our very own Scott Heinz as this month's Great Lakes Bay Region MVP! Scott has worked at Senior Services - Midland County Council on Aging for 23 years as Director of Finance and Human Resources and is retiring at the end of March.   During...

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Midland County Community Health Improvement Plan

The Midland County Health and Human Services Council promotes our community's welfare and improves the way people connect with solutions. The Council has a strong interest in poverty and housing issues, health trends, family, relational and youth issues. A group of...

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March is National Nutrition Month

Happy National Nutrition Month! Every March the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics selects a certain topic to feature during this momentous month. This year, the theme is “Personalize Your Plate” with a focused topic each week, as shown below. Some other tips and...

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MCDPH COVID-19 Vaccination Update 2.3.21

Midland County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Vaccination Update 2.3.21 By Chloe Updegraff, MPH Director of Health Communications at Midland County Department of Public Health Beginning in early January, as part of the vaccination guidance set by the Centers for...

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March Volunteers of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager John and Paula Wetherell have been chosen as Volunteers of the Month for March for their work with the Meals on Wheels program, Team Handyman and Remembering When. How did they come to volunteer for Senior...

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March Recipes

Irish Soda Bread Muffins One bowl, mix, bake for 20 minutes, and you have tasty muffins! Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins Total: 30 mins Servings:12 muffins Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup raisins ½ cup white sugar 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 tablespoon caraway...

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