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Golf, Fun and Meals: PGA’s Rocket Mortgage Classic Lets You Donate to Holiday Meals on Wheels

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is excited to be have been chosen as one of the nonprofits supported by the PGA Rocket Mortgage Classic Birdies for Charity Program. You can join in the excitement of the PGA Tour's stop here in Detroit on June 27 - 30 and support Holiday Meals on Wheels at the same time. Donating is easy and fun. Just use the designated AAA 1-B Birdies for ...

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AAA 1-B Honors People and Organizations at its Annual Community Meeting

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B)  will hold its Annual Community Meeting May 10.  This year, the event will include a silent auction to raise funds for our Holiday Meals on Wheels Program. Five individuals and companies will also be honored for their tireless advocacy and work on behalf of the aging community. Federal funding helps Meals on Wheels provide hot meals to thousands of homebound seniors every weekday ...

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Aging Mastery Classes Help People Age Well

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Classes Coming to Sterling Heights in March; Farmington Hills in April We’re all getting older, but could we be doing it better? Yes, we could. Aging Mastery, a 10-week program AAA 1-B is offering for the first time beginning in March and again in late April, is designed as a pathway to better aging through lifestyle changes, smarter financial decisions and deeper community involvement. The program (1 ½ hours per weekly session), developed ...

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Donate Now to Help Seniors in Your Neighborhood

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Help AAA 1-B Meet Its Match! We’re thrilled to announce that several generous businesses have stepped up to support the assistance we provide to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers. From now until December 31, Excellacare, LaJoy Group, and Imperial Senior Suites are each committed to matching donations, dollar for dollar, up to $10,000. Guardian Medical Monitoring has agreed to match dollars up to $5,000. Serenity Health and Harmony Transportation Services ...

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All AAA 1-B Offices Closed Friday, August 11

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

All offices of the Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) will be closed on Friday, August 11. Normal business hours will resume at 8 a.m. on Monday, August 14. AAA 1-B program participants who need immediate assistance may call  (800) 852-7795 to reach the agency's after-hours answering service.

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Volunteers Needed for the AAA 1-B Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program

Monday, March 20th, 2017

MMAP Volunteers Help Seniors Understand and Access Benefits Southfield, Michigan (March 9, 2017) – The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B)’s Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is looking for volunteers to become part of its team in Macomb County. The program is hosting two volunteer information sessions in Macomb County to help introduce potential volunteers to the program. The first session will be held on Thursday, March 30 at 2 ...

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AAA 1-B Encourages People to Check on and Assist Seniors Without Power

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Many in the six-county region that the Area Agency on Aging (AAA 1-B) serves are still without electricity as temperatures are expected to drop this weekend. The AAA 1-B urges people to check on elderly loved ones or neighbors, disabled loved ones or neighbors or others who might be vulnerable. DTE Energy has pulled together a list of warming centers in the southeast Michigan and metro Detroit area. Some are operating 24 ...

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AAA 1-B Receives AIRS Accreditation

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Area Agency on Aging 1-B Receives Accreditation for Its Information and Assistance Services Southfield, MI (June 13, 2016) – The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) has received accreditation from the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) for its Information and Assistance  referral service. The AAA 1-B is a nonprofit that helps seniors and people with disabilities in six counties in southeast Michigan (Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, St. Clair and Washtenaw ...

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Phone Scam Targeting Seniors

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – November 24, 2015 –It has been reported to the Area Agency on Aging 1-B that recorded calls are being made to local seniors with the recording stating it is the Area Agency on Aging I-B.  Consumers are than asked to press 1 if they would like to receive a free medical alert button.   These calls are NOT from Area Agency on Aging.  Remember, never give your personal ...

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Recently Released Caregiver Technology Report

Monday, November 16th, 2015

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B recently released a sixteen page report that highlights 47 technology solutions that can help caregivers of older or disabled adults. The report was created by a committee of individuals, consisting of older adults, agency staff, aging professionals and caregivers who reviewed various technologies including apps, websites and self help videos that provide a potential benefit to family members caring for an older loved one.  ...

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