Senior Services News

February Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Nicole Thorseth is our Volunteer of the Month for February. She has been a Friendly Visitor for one of our clients since March of 2018. When she first moved to Midland from Massachusetts, Nicole had some health...

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Assistive Technology

Tools to improve the everyday Most Americans want to stay in their homes as they age. Not a bad plan, but what if your home doesn’t fit you as well as it once did? Often, aging can be accompanied by a change in your ability to manage and move around in your home....

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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Give Up the Keys? When it comes to safe driving, it’s not age but ability that matters. Be aware of your changing abilities. It may be time to hang up the keys when any of the following occur: Familiar places become difficult to...

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Maintaining a Healthy Weight

by Megan Geierman, Nutrition Program Director While January is often known to be the “weight loss month” with many people resolving to lose weight and create a healthier lifestyle, for many others, creating a healthier lifestyle involves weight gain. In my previous...

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Care Coordination Corner: Connection

By Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator It is common to encounter someone using an assistive device in a public place. It is also common to be confused at that moment by the new Coronavirus etiquette, in all its various forms. I recently encountered an individual in the...

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January Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Arn Hammond and his helper, Terry Smith, are being honored as January’s Volunteers of the Month for their work as Meals on Wheels volunteers. Arn and his wife had moved to the apartments in Coleman from the...

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The CARES Act: Charitable Giving Incentives

The CARES Act—the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—is a $2.2 trillion stimulus plan that contains funding opportunities for charities and enhanced charitable giving incentives. Enhanced Charitable Giving Incentives Temporary Universal Charitable...

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