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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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Classes for those caring for an aging parent

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Are you an unpaid caregiver providing care for a loved one? When was the last time you took time for yourself and went to a movie, had lunch with a friend, worked out … did anything just for you? If you can’t remember, or if your answer is that you’re only giving yourself 15 minutes a day to eat breakfast or lunch, that’s not enough. It may seem insurmountable, however, you ...

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Special Meeting of Board of Directors Scheduled for January 5, 2017 Cancelled

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Public notification of nonregularly scheduled public meetings: Special Meeting of Board of Directors scheduled for January 5, 2017 has been cancelled.

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Donate Now to Holiday Meals on Wheels

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Holiday Meals on Wheels Homebound seniors like 96-year old Bence rely on Meals on Wheels year-round, however, there are some times that may be more important to him and others like him—the holidays. Whether it’s Thanksgiving, Hanukkah or Christmas, a special holiday meal and the warmth of a visit does a person good. That’s what Holiday Meals on Wheels provides—a warm-hearted volunteer with a smile and a delicious and nutritious meal for ...

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Yearly Review Important for Medicare Part D Prescription Plan

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

It’s an important time of year for Medicare beneficiaries. Medicare’s “Coordinated Election Period” or “Open Enrollment Period” is in full swing. It started on Saturday, October 15 and continues through Wednesday, December 7, 2016. This Open Enrollment Period happens on these same dates every year—October 15 to December 7. What Is Open Enrollment? Open Enrollment is the time that Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their plans, especially when it comes to ...

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AAA 1-B Receives AIRS Accreditation

Wednesday, August 31st, 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 ...

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Phone Scam Targeting Seniors

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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 ...

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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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