Virtual Public Hearing on Senior Service Spending: May 13 at 1 pm

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B has scheduled a public hearing at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 13, to gather input about the use of federal and state funding earmarked for senior services over the next year.

The Annual Implementation Plan public hearing will consider ideas for spending $23 million earmarked for fiscal year 2021-22 in the six-county region served by the agency (Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair and Washtenaw counties). Older adults, family caregivers, senior advocates, senior care professionals and any other interested members of the public are invited to attend the forum and give comment

The hearing will be held virtually. You can join using this link: https://bit.ly/AAA1BForum or by calling in to (989) 341-4489/Conference ID: 228 616 499#.

You can download and read the AAA 1-B Fiscal Year 2022 Area Implementation Plan (Draft). Written comments will be accepted by May 30 at asears@aaa1b.org  or Amanda Sears, 29100 Northwestern Highway, Suite 400, Southfield, MI 48034. Questions can also be directed to Amanda Sears.

The fiscal year runs from October 1, 2021, to September 30, 2022.