Senior Services News

Centers Update

As many of you have been wondering, we are continuously assessing and reassessing the feasibility, logistics, and safety of reintroducing activities at our Centers. We hope to be able to expand these socially distanced interactions, and this growth will take small...

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Greetings from your Center Director

This month featuring Jenny Anderson, Trailside Center Director It seems hard to believe that the smell of fall is already in the air and that we continue to enjoy the satisfaction experienced by those who are picking up curbside meals at our Centers. There are so many...

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Care Coordination Corner

By Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” is the 2020 National Fire Prevention Week theme. The proclamation of Fire Prevention Week was made by President Calvin Coolidge in 1925 and is observed each year during the week in which...

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Census 2020 Update

By Abi Bridge, Census Coordinator As of October 1, the 2020 Census is complete! Your participation in the census will make a difference in this community for the next ten years. Every person counted in Midland will help bring more resources into the county. In...

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October Volunteers of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Chris and Sue Streeter have been chosen as Volunteers of the Month for October! They have been delivering Meals on Wheels since the fall of 2014. When asked what motivated them to volunteer, they said, “We knew...

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Caregiver Support Group

Tuesdays, Oct 13 & 27 9:30-11:30 am at Trailside in-person Registrations are currently full. Please call 989-633-3700 to be placed on a waitlist for future sessions. This confidential support group is for men or women taking care of another person, be it their...

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Healthy Creamy Soup Recipe

INGREDIENTS BROTH: 700g/ 1.2 lb zucchinis, peeled and cut 1/2 large onion, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, whole 2 cups (500 ml) chicken broth (or veg broth) 2 cups (500 ml) water 1/2 tsp each garlic & onion powder 1/4 tsp black pepper 1 cup (250 ml) milk of...

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Medicare Open Enrollment Part D and Advantage Plan

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage is October 15, 2020 through December 7, 2020 with coverage beginning January 1, 2021. The open enrollment period is an opportunity for you to shop around for a plan that will best meet your needs in 2021. By...

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Our Mind Matters: Lewy Body Dementia

A monthly article brought to you by Senior Services Memory Support Programs Dementia with Lewy Body might not be something you have ever heard of. This is likely because it has symptoms similar to both Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease making it very...

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