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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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AAA 1-B’s Holiday Meals on Wheels Program in Need of Donations

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Area Agency on Aging 1-B Needs Donations to Deliver Nearly 8,000 Meals This Year Southfield, Mich. (November 16, 2015) – The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B), a regional nonprofit that helps seniors and people with disabilities, is seeking donations for its Holiday Meals on Wheels program. The program delivers hot, festive holiday meals—complete with all the trimmings and special holiday touches—to frail, homebound seniors on Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s Day, ...

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Phone Scam Targeting Seniors

Friday, September 11th, 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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Senior Health and Wellness Programs Expanded

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Southfield, Mich. (September 8, 2015) – The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) is expanding proven and successful “Great at Any Age” health and wellness programming for older adults, age 60 +, at locations throughout southeastern Michigan.  Two specific evidence-based programs, one to help seniors prevent falls and increase confidence and safety – A Matter of BalanceTM – and the second to help individuals manage diabetes – Diabetes PATH ...

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A Day of Fun and Fitness at Kensington Metropark

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Thursday, June 25 10 a.m. - 3 p.m Fitness Activities Free Bus Transportation from AAA 1-B offices Free Park Admission Complimentary Lunch The Area Agency on Aging 1-B, the Disability Network of Michigan and the Michigan Fitness Foundation are sponsoring a day of fitness and fun for older adults on Thursday,  June 25. Buses will leave from the Area Agency on Aging 1-B offices at 10 a.m. In addition to the fitness activities, you'll also have ...

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Register for the 28th Annual Area Agency on Aging Association of Michigan Conference

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The 28th Annual Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan Conference will be held on Thursday May 7th and Friday May 8th at the Kellogg Center, Michigan State University in Lansing. The conference includes keynote speakers, luncheon presentations and workshops, several offering CEUs. New this year is a tract for practitioners and a tract for leadership development. Below is a summary of the conference. For more information on the conference ...

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Judith Walhberg Professional Training April 1st

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

For Immediate Release: AAA 1-B Hosts 4.5 CE Conference for Aging & Human Service Professionals Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Troy, Michigan Southfield, Mich. (March 4, 2015) -- The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) will host the Sixth Annual Judith J. Wahlberg Memorial Lecture “Myth Busting Common Concerns about Aging” on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois Road, Troy, MI 48083). Three ...

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Judith Walhberg Professional Training April 1st

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Area Agency on Aging 1-B Hosts 4.5 CE Conference for Aging, Health Care and Human Service Professionals Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Troy   Southfield, Mich. (March 4, 2015) -- The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) will host the Sixth Annual Judith J. Wahlberg Memorial Lecture “Myth Busting Common Concerns about Aging” on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois Road, ...

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