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Region 9 Area Agency on Aging

               Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Cheboygan, Crawford, Iosco, Montmorency, Iosco, Oscoda, Otsego Presque Isle and Roscommon Counties

 Region 9 Area Agency on Aging logo and mission statement. The logo is a solid image of the top half of lower Michigan. Region 9 Area Agency on aging a division of NEMCSA is written towards the bottom.  Our mission is to promote lifelong independence and dignity for all individuals and to assist the aged and disabled in meeting that goal.

  

Here’s what we want you to know about the Region 9 Area Agency on Aging:

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Our logo with About Us at the bottomA message from our DirectorServices and ProgramsHealth and Wellness EducationCircle with the Region 9 Area Agency on Aging logo and Caregiver Resource Center underneathDoing Business with UsHomes for the Aged in Region 9List of Councils/Commissions on AgingLet's Talk about Aging PodcastsRegion 9 AAA Staff DirectoryResources
 
Our logo and If you are looking for services in your home, call 800-219-2273
 

      Visit Us: 2569 US-23 South, Alpena, MI 49707. Contact Us at 989-358-4661. Send us a message to Aging@nemcsa.org
 

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Caregiving is not an easy task, come celebrate you and all that you do! There will be a complimentary breakfast and lunch along with great door prizes and an array of vendors. All caregivers are welcome to attend this free, fun, and informative conference. For more information or to register for this free event, please call 989.358.4616 or click here: https://forms.office.com/r/ScTh3aauNv

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Talk to your pharmacist to get the full picture of your medications. They can also answer any questions about medical terms or jargon on the drug packages. Pharmacists help patients achieve the best possible outcome when taking drugs.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Are you wondering how to help your teen succeed? How to have tough conversations? Or how to set limits while still encouraging independence? This 5-week series for caregivers of youth 9 and up will address strategies to promote growth and success, including setting limits and using consequences, encouraging positive friendships, fostering independence, building self-worth, discussing substance use and sex, and helping your teen value education and plan for the future. Certificates of attendance are available. Registration Link: https://msu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_85DU8Mc01G0H2DQ

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Monday, April 15, 2024

Are you a Caregiver looking for helpful information and resources, then attend this Caregiver Conference on Friday, April 19, 2024. For more information or to register for this free event, please call 989.358.4616 or click here: https://forms.office.com/r/ScTh3aauNv

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Saturday, April 13, 2024

Building Early Emotional Skills (BEES) for Early Childhood professionals is an opportunity to learn more about how children develop important social-emotional skills, and how you can help them learn to understand and express their emotions appropriately. This course is online. It is expected to take approximately one hour per week to complete the course content. This training is approved in MiRegistry for 8 hours. Spring course begins on April 15, 2024. This class is eligible for MIRegistry Credit! Registration will run from April 8 – April 21, 2024. Registration Link: https://www.canr.msu.edu/building_early_emotional_skills_in_young_children/online-program-for-professionals For more information contact Kendra Moyses at kmoyses@msu.edu

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Friday, April 12, 2024

This year’s conference topics include Understanding Dementia and the six Pillars of Brain Health, Technology Tools for Caregivers, Identifying Community Resources, and Taking a Break, before you Break. To register call 989.358.4616 or click here: https://forms.office.com/r/ScTh3aauNv

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Thursday, April 11, 2024

Attorney General Nessel is urging residents to be on high alert for a new impersonation scam after the Social Security Administration (SSA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued an alert warning about criminals posing as SSA OIG agents and demanding in-person meetings to hand off cash. SSA OIG agents will never pick up money at your door or in any type of exchange. To view the Scam Alert, click here: https://oig.ssa.gov/assets/uploads/scam-alert-handing-off-money-to-agents.pdf

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Thursday, April 11, 2024

Please take the time to fill out this letter to help advocate on behalf of Older Adults in our community. Please mail letters back by, April 16, 2024. Click here, for the Campaign Letter: www.nemcsa.org/userfiles/filemanager/o9pxdtm3fgeyszzxn9xi/

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Click here for Managing Medications and Supplements Worksheet: https://www.nia.nih.gov/sites/default/files/2023-05/managing-medications-and-supplements-worksheet.pdf

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Join our team, and apply today! www.nemcsa.org/careers/

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