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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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New Program Lets Seniors Enjoy a Low-cost Lunch at Two Local Restaurants

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Southfield, Mich. (January 23, 2017) – The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B), a southeast Michigan nonprofit that helps seniors and people with disabilities, is partnering with two community partners and two local restaurants―one in Sterling Heights in Macomb County and one in Marysville in St. Clair County― to help make sure seniors can enjoy a healthy lunch, along with a chance to get out to a local restaurant ...

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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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SameAddress Helps Seniors Age in Place Safely and Comfortably

Monday, July 20th, 2015

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – July 20, 2015 – SameAddress, a first-of-its-kind, one-source service providing contemporary and comprehensive lifestyle solutions for seniors who live at home, is now available to consumers throughout several Southeast Michigan counties.  The launch announcement was made by Tina Abbate Marzolf, CEO of both SameAddress, and Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B), its parent company. An innovative aging solution for today’s growing senior population, SameAddress delivers safety, daily ...

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