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Senior Services News

Senior Services adds new staff

Senior Services is announcing the addition of new staff to their agency. Zack Greening has joined the Care Coordination / Information and Access team at Senior Services. Zack has had experience working with adults of all ages providing Case Management through...

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Rebuilding social connections in a post-COVID world

When you become too comfortable with your routine after being closed off for a year, you may be avoiding getting back out there. Senior Services wants its clients to feel safe and comfortable attending programs again that will help them re-connect with others. By...

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Care Coordination Corner: The Shame of Scams

by Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator Dr. Peter Lichtenburg of the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University states that 1 out of 20 older adults in the U.S. is a victim of financial exploitation, losing an average of $80,000 to $186,000. Right here in Midland...

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Healthy Kitchen Hacks: Breakfast Enhancers

by Deanna Segrave-Daly and Serena Ball Bump up the nutrients — and the flavor — in your basic breakfast. According to the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, many of us don’t consume enough calcium, potassium, dietary fiber and vitamin D. Use these tips to add...

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Our Mind Matters: I Want To Go Home

A monthly article brought to you by Senior Services Memory Support Programs Have you ever been faced with the statement, “I want to go home,” from a loved one with dementia who is already at home? Perhaps even the home that they have lived in for over 50 years. Here...

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Justice in Aging – Fighting Senior Poverty Through Law

This June, the IRS launched a new Non-filer Sign-up tool on its website, www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/child-tax-credit-non-filer-sign-up-tool. Although this non-filer portal is labeled as for non-filers claiming advance payments of the child tax credit, it is also...

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MI Stay Well presents Summer Resilience Series

Tuesdays at 1 pm – Weekly through August 31, 2021 Whether we recognize it or not, many of us are still recovering from the life-changing impacts of the COVID-19 disaster. That’s why we’re offering the Summer Resilience Series: weekly one-hour programs on topics...

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August Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Pastor Paul Schneider is being honored as our Volunteer of the Month for August for his volunteer work at Seasons Adult Day Services since 2018. Paul has been the pastor at Holy Scripture Lutheran Church in...

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You may be able to save $1,782 or more in Medicare costs!

If you cannot afford Medicare premiums or other medical costs, you may be able to get help. There are two programs that may be able to assist you if you meet income and asset guidelines. Medicare Savings Program may help pay Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and...

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