Decisions made in Lansing have a direct and far-reaching impact on the quality of life for seniors in Michigan. Each year, the Area Agency on Aging 1-B participates in Senior Action Week and the Older Michiganian’s Day Rally held on the lawn of the Capitol Building. This very important annual advocacy event helps give seniors a voice and help legislators understand both the needs and the voting power of seniors.
Older Michiganians Day Livestream Event
Wednesday, May 17
11 am – 12:30 pm
Join the livestream
Senior Action Week is a week full of activities, events and advocacy that let advocates understand and lend their support to issues of importance for older adults in Michigan.
What can you do? How can you participate?
Learn more about the platform and the issues critical to seniors in our state. Area Agencies on Aging and other advocates across Michigan have put together a 5-point platform focused on the needs of older adults and those who care for them. You can download and read the entire Senior Action Week Platform. We want legislators to take action to:
Sign our electronic letter of support so we can send it to your legislators. We’ve made it easy. Just use this form to submit an electronic letter of support to your legislator. Add your voice to other senior advocates asking for change!
Share information about Senior Action Week on your social media. We’ll post information every day on our social media pages (facebook, Linkedin and Istragram). Share it to spread the word about Senior Action Week and the needs of seniors.
Attend the Older Michiganian’s Day Livestream. Older Michiganian’s Day is the highlight of Senior Action Week, It will be streaming live from the lawn of the Michigan Capitol Building. Wednesday, May 17, @ 11am. Join the livestream.
There are many other opportunities for older adults and senior advocates to make an impact:
For more information on Older Michiganians Day, visit the Older Michiganians Day website.