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Older Michiganians Day

Annual Rally Gives Michigan Seniors a Voice

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 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 2019 will be held on
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Older Michiganians Day gives seniors and advocates a chance to:

  • Participate in a rally on the East Lawn
  • Hear from important keynote speakers
  • Meet with state legislators
  • See the presentation of Michigan Community Service Awards
  • See the presentation of the Senior Citizen of the Year Award

Important Platforms for legislative action:

  • Eliminating wait lists
  • Preventing elder abuse
  • Improving accessibility for seniors within their homes and communities
  • Supporting caregivers

For more information on Older Michiganian’s Day, visit the event website at www.oldermichiganiansday.org

How Can You Attend?

Free tickets are available, which include a complimentary box lunch. To attend, contact the AAA 1-B Advocacy Department at advocacy@aaa1b.com  or  (248) 262-9232.