Spring is here, and while the warmer weather is very welcome, it tends to bring with it door-to-door scammers posing as contractors promising affordable home improvements. Unfortunately, these types of scams are on the rise, but knowing the signs of contractor scams can prevent you from losing a lot of money. Oftentimes, scammers posing as…

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May is Older Americans Month! This year’s theme is Connect, Create, Contribute. During this month, we want to encourage older adults to connect with friends, family, and the community; create by participating in activities that encourage learning, health and enrichment; and contribute to their community by sharing time, wisdom, and life experience. If you are…

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CareWell Services SW, provides services and funding to promote health, independence and choice for seniors, persons with disabilities and their caregivers in Barry and Calhoun counties. As part of its multi-year planning process for October 2019 through September 2022, the agency is accepting Request for Proposal (RFP) applications from organizations interested in applying for three…

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  Michigan MMAP clients seen starting March of 2019 may be subject to a quality improvement survey call. This is not a Medicare scam call! These surveys are funded by our national funder, the Administration for Community Living (ACL), and the surveys rotate through different states each year.  This year it is Michigan’s turn. Each…

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It seems like every topic, issue, and even food group has their own “National Day” now. Sometimes it can seem silly or over the top, but often these days of recognition remind us of important habits such as keeping your heart healthy or eating a balanced diet. This month, March 14 is National Write Your…

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Becoming a caregiver for a loved one is a role most feel unequipped to fill. Whether it’s for a parent, sibling, spouse, or other friend or family member, becoming a caregiver changes the relationship dynamic and can leave you feeling confused, frustrated, overwhelmed and exhausted. Navigating this journey can feel like you are lost in…

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Have you or someone you know been the target of a phone scam? Identifying common warning signs of scams, and knowing how to report scammers, can help you protect your identity and your finances. Phone scammers may call and pretend to be a representative from Medicare, the Social Security Administration, a charity, your doctor’s office,…

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What is MI Choice Waiver? MI Choice is a Michigan Medicaid Waiver program, formerly referred to as the Home and Community Based Services for the Elderly and Disabled (HCBS/ED) program. MI Choice is a statewide program designed to give older adults and people with disabilities more choices in receiving long-term supports. It provides a variety…

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Evidence-Based Programs (EBPs) offer proven ways to enhance health and prevent disease among older adults. Each program is backed by solid research. EBPs are based on a study of the effects or outcomes of specific interventions or model programs. They demonstrate reliable and consistent positive changes in important health-related and functional measures. In simpler terms,…

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If you are nearing 65 and may be eligible for Medicare, you likely have questions about the coverage and benefits. MMAP has some answers for you! If you are still working and have insurance through your workplace, talk to your HR director at work first about how their plan works with Medicare. If you have…

Read more

Spring is here, and while the warmer weather is very welcome, it tends to bring with it door-to-door scammers posing as contractors promising affordable home improvements. Unfortunately, these types of scams are on the rise, but knowing the signs of contractor scams can prevent you from losing a lot of money. Oftentimes, scammers posing as…

Read more

May is Older Americans Month! This year’s theme is Connect, Create, Contribute. During this month, we want to encourage older adults to connect with friends, family, and the community; create by participating in activities that encourage learning, health and enrichment; and contribute to their community by sharing time, wisdom, and life experience. If you are…

Read more

CareWell Services SW, provides services and funding to promote health, independence and choice for seniors, persons with disabilities and their caregivers in Barry and Calhoun counties. As part of its multi-year planning process for October 2019 through September 2022, the agency is accepting Request for Proposal (RFP) applications from organizations interested in applying for three…

Read more

  Michigan MMAP clients seen starting March of 2019 may be subject to a quality improvement survey call. This is not a Medicare scam call! These surveys are funded by our national funder, the Administration for Community Living (ACL), and the surveys rotate through different states each year.  This year it is Michigan’s turn. Each…

Read more

It seems like every topic, issue, and even food group has their own “National Day” now. Sometimes it can seem silly or over the top, but often these days of recognition remind us of important habits such as keeping your heart healthy or eating a balanced diet. This month, March 14 is National Write Your…

Read more

Becoming a caregiver for a loved one is a role most feel unequipped to fill. Whether it’s for a parent, sibling, spouse, or other friend or family member, becoming a caregiver changes the relationship dynamic and can leave you feeling confused, frustrated, overwhelmed and exhausted. Navigating this journey can feel like you are lost in…

Read more

Have you or someone you know been the target of a phone scam? Identifying common warning signs of scams, and knowing how to report scammers, can help you protect your identity and your finances. Phone scammers may call and pretend to be a representative from Medicare, the Social Security Administration, a charity, your doctor’s office,…

Read more

What is MI Choice Waiver? MI Choice is a Michigan Medicaid Waiver program, formerly referred to as the Home and Community Based Services for the Elderly and Disabled (HCBS/ED) program. MI Choice is a statewide program designed to give older adults and people with disabilities more choices in receiving long-term supports. It provides a variety…

Read more

Evidence-Based Programs (EBPs) offer proven ways to enhance health and prevent disease among older adults. Each program is backed by solid research. EBPs are based on a study of the effects or outcomes of specific interventions or model programs. They demonstrate reliable and consistent positive changes in important health-related and functional measures. In simpler terms,…

Read more

If you are nearing 65 and may be eligible for Medicare, you likely have questions about the coverage and benefits. MMAP has some answers for you! If you are still working and have insurance through your workplace, talk to your HR director at work first about how their plan works with Medicare. If you have…

Read more