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Meet Our Caregiver Champions

Friday, November 8th, 2019

Caregiver Champions Contest Recognizes and Honors Family Caregivers Great caregivers know that taking care of themselves gives them the energy and patience needed to be the very best at helping their loved one. They exercise or meditate, they draw on resources like support groups and caregiving classes. They use adult day programs as a way of stimulating their loved one and providing themselves with a break. They reach out to friends ...

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AAA 1-B Staff Work to Help Other Nonprofits

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

 Day of Giving Strengthens Agency's Community Bonds From weeding and mowing to shredding old office documents to packing frozen veggies to delivering meals to homebound seniors, 122 staffers from Area Agency on Agency 1-B rolled up their sleeves and got busy volunteering in October for community partners that included Lighthouse, Meals on Wheels, Gleaners Food Bank Distribution Center and Hope Clinic. The Agency Give-Back was part of an initiative to foster camaraderie ...

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Caregiver Champions Contest Gives Family Caregivers Chance to win $500

Monday, August 26th, 2019

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) knows caring for an aging family member can be both challenging and rewarding. As an organization committed to enhancing the quality of life of older adults, we want to recognize those who are daily champions in caring for an older loved one. Do you know someone who is caring for an older loved one or family member who goes above and beyond and ...

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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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AAA 1-B Featured In WDIV Story on Critical Need for Paid Caregivers

Monday, March 11th, 2019

  Michigan will need an additional 34,000 home health aides by 2026 to meet the needs of a growing senior population, according to data collected by the Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B). The 65-plus population in the U.S. is expected to double from 49 million in 2016 to 98 million in 2060, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. AAA 1-B works with local home care agencies ...

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Request for Proposals: Contracted Services Fiscal Years 2020-2022

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is now accepting proposals for contracted services delivered via the Older Americans Act for Fiscal Years 2020-2022. An Application Workshop will be held on April 3 from 10 am to 12 pm at the Troy Community Center. Attendance is required for any organization planning to submit a proposal. Approximately $26 million (pending availability of state and federal funds) is available for Older Americans Act ...

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Community Listening Sessions Seek Input for Aging Services

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B will hold community  forums in each of the six southeastern Michigan counties that it serves to hear from older adults and community partners about prioritizing older adult services for the next three years. Older adults, family caregivers, service providers and advocates are welcome, as is the general public. The forums are  intended to gather comments on the use of more than $20 million of federal and ...

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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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