Senior Services News

American Rescue Plan Offers Funeral Cost Coverage

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus. Under the Coronavirus...

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Strawberry Corn Salsa Recipe

This recipe makes art in a bowl! All the colors of summer are captured in this salsa with a fresh, light flavor perfect for snacking between swims or to kick off a backyard barbecue. This can be served with chips or alone as a side dish. TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. +...

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Home Canning Safety Tips

How do you like your vegetables? If you are among one of the many households in the United States who grow their own food as a way to cut food costs and eat healthfully, then you may enjoy homegrown vegetables fresh from your own canning jar. Part of the “farm your...

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May Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Senior Services wishes to honor ALL of our vaccine clinic volunteers as our Volunteers of the Month for May! Senior Services began hosting Midland County Department of Public Health Vaccine Clinics in...

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Millions of Dollars Available to Pay Winter Energy Bills

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel joined Consumers Energy to kick off a public campaign to make sure Michigan residents know about – and access – tens of millions in federal, state and local dollars to help pay winter heating bills. People who are struggling with...

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Do you have a 616, 810, 906 or 989 area code?

Changes are coming to how you make calls By Taylor DesOrmeau | tdesorme@mlive.com | Mlive.com Posted Apr 01, 2021 Dialing a phone number without including the area code won’t work for many Michiganders starting later this year. Anybody with a 616, 810, 906 or 989 area...

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Care Coordination Corner: Take Control of Your Medical Bills

By Elizabeth Burnett, Care Coordinator Medical bills can be a daunting expense. Whether it is an unexpected hospital stay or an ongoing illness, there are times when the bills can be greater than a person’s monthly income. Sometimes individuals feel they must choose...

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April is National Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month, and there has never been a more appropriate time to thank all of the volunteers who have given their time, talents, and heart and soul to Senior Services and the older adults of Midland County. And so I humbly say thank you. Senior...

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April Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Todd Beard has been volunteering for Senior Services for three years both as a transportation driver and as a member of Team Handyman. He has been chosen as our Volunteer of the Month for April. Todd heard...

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