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Resources 

(List of resource items in alphabetical order.)

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Adult Day Centers

Pleasant Days Adult Day Center - Arenac County.Sand Castles Adult Day Center - Cheboygan County.The Cottage Adult Day Center - Ogemaw County.Otsego Haus Adult Day Center - Otsego County.Serenity Day Lodge Adult Day Center - Roscommon County.

Assistive Technology 

Disability Network Michigan.MATL - Michigan Assistive Technology Loan Website.Michigan AT Exchange Program.Disability Network of Mid-Michigan.

Cancer

American Cancer SocietyCancer Screening Guidelines by Age.National Cancer Institute.Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

Mesothelioma.comMesothelioma Lawyer Center.Friends Together Cancer Support Group.

Caregiver 

Circle with the Region 9 Area Agency on Aging logo and Caregiver Resource Center underneathAlzheimer's AssociationAARP Family Caregiving.American Parkinson Disease Association.Caregiver Action Network.Alzheimers.gov.Drug watch.Family Caregiver Alliance. National Center on Caregiving.MSU Kinship Care Resource Center.LARA - Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Adult Foster Care and Homes for the Aged Facilities lookup.Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.National Kidney Foundation.Wisconsin's Family Caregiver Support Programs.Community Resource Finder.D.A. Blodgett St. Johns (Kinship Care).Disability Rights of Michigan.Disability Network of Northern Michigan.Option Counseling. Disability Network of Northern Michigan.

Commission/Councils on Aging 

Alcona County Commission on Aging.Alpena Senior Citizens Center.Sunrise Side Senior Services.Cheboygan County Council on Aging.Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center.Iosco County Commission on Aging, Inc.Montmorency County Commission on Aging.Ogemaw Commission on Aging.Oscoda County Council on Aging.Otsego County Commission on Aging.Presque Isle County Council on Aging.Roscommon County Commission on Aging.Directory of Councils and Commissions on Agings and Senior Centers.

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Dementia 

Alzheimers.govAlzheimer's AssociationDementia ConsultationsDementia FactsheetsDementia Support GroupsLGBT and DementiaAlzheimer's Association Support Groups

Diabetes 

American Diabetes AssociationDiabetes Food HubPATH - Personal Action Towards HealthCDC - Centers for Disease ControlNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Food Programs

SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramSNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Eligibility CalculatorNEMCSA Food Services and ProgramsFeeding America - Local Food BanksWIC - Michigan Women, Infant and ChildrenDirectory of County Councils and Commissions on Aging and Senior Centers

Health 

NCOA - National Council on AgingCDC - Centers for Disease Control and PreventionMSU ExtensionNortheast Michigan Community Mental Health AuthorityAARP Real PossibilitiesNIH - National Institutes of HealthStay Well - Michigan.gov/StayWellDistrict Health Departments for Region 9 AAAMDHHS - Traumatic Brain Injury Ohio University - Dementia vs. Alzheimer's - Differences, Statistics and ResourcesCooling Centers

Hearing Impaired

Better HearingNIH - Hearing, Ear infections, and DeafnessEach Ear, LLC - Basic Hearing Aid Training for Caregivers

Home Repairs 

Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Michigan

 

Government 

Social Security AdministrationMDHHS - Michigan Department of Health and Human ServicesArea Agencies on AgingMichigan On-Line Service DirectoryBenefits.gov - Your path to government benefitsMILTCOP - Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman ProgramUSDA - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Relatives Raising, Relative Children (Kinship) 

Kinship Care ProgramKinship HandbookMSU Kinship Care Resource CenterKinship FlyerList of Councils and Commissions on AgingSNAP for Kinship - Grand Families Fact SheetRelatives Raising Relatives Children - KinshipD.A. Blodgett St. John's Kinship CareDr. Joseph Crumbley's Supporting Kinship Caregivers Training Series

Medicaid and Medicare 

Medicaid.gov  Keeping America HealthyCMS.Gov Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesMMAP Navigating Health CareMedicare.gov the official U.S. Government site for Medicare

Mental Health 

Native American Seniors 

Saginaw Chippewa Indian TribeLittle Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians

Legal Services 

LSNM - Legal Services of Northern Michigan

ELM - Elder Law of Michigan, Inc.

    

LBGTQ+ Seniors 

LGBTQ+Seniors - ChurchesSAGE Metro DetroitACLU Michigan - American Civil Liberties UnionLambda Legal - Making the case for equalityMI PRIDETransgender MichiganEQMI - Equality MichiganEquality OhioGreat Lakes Bay PRIDE

Low Vision Resources

Michigan Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP)Prevent Blindness - Living Well with Low VisionPrevent Blindness - Assistive Technology ProductsVA - Blind Rehabilitation Centers and LocationsBraille and Talking Book Library - Overview of Service

Parkinson's Disease 

Michigan Parkinson FoundationMichigan Parkinson Foundation Support Groups

Veterans Affairs 

U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsMichigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Additional Resources

Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency - NEMCSAA Guide to Services for Older Adults

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