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Thank You Legislature and Governor For Making Michigan a “No Wait” State

Monday, June 16th, 2014

State Budget Increases Key Senior Services Funding by $20 Million I want to draw attention to, and express our sincerest gratitude for the commitment made to support seniors by Governor Rick Snyder and Michigan’s 97th Legislature. In 2014 nearly 4,500 seniors languished on long wait lists for basic in-home services that would enable them to remain independent and in the communities they call home. These services such as home-delivered meals, personal care ...

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MMAP Volunteer, George Wojdacki, Receives the BCBSM Claude Pepper Award

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_8126" align="alignleft" width="235"] George Wojdacki shows off the check he received on behalf of the Area Agency on Aging 1-B as the winner of the Claude Pepper Award.[/caption] Southfield, Mich. (June 4, 2014).  George Wojdacki, a volunteer Outreach Specialist with the Area Agency on Aging-1-B Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP), was presented with the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michgan Claude Pepper Award for Senior Volunteer on June 3, 2014 at Older Michiganians Day on the lawn ...

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Governor Snyder Focuses on Making Michigan a “No Wait” State for In-Home Services

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Southfield, Mich. (June 2, 2014). Governor Rick Snyder delivered a special message on aging this morning at the Older Persons' Commission in Rochester. The Governor talked about ways that private and public groups could work together to make sure older adults in Michigan have a good quality of life and high-quality years as they age. Snyder talked about the need for a  wide range of programs that work together to ...

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