Find Help through Livingston County United Way: click here for a Resource Guide.
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Livingston Catholic Charities
Melodie Valvano, Resource Advocate for LCCC, has regularly scheduled hours at the Center. She can help with Medicare, housing, insurance, food, etc.
Melodie is scheduled to be at the Senior Center the first Wednesday of the month. She will be at the Center on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Melodie can be reached at her office anytime at 517.545.5944, Ext. 122.
Area Agency on Aging 1-B
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The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is the first place a senior, disabled adult, or family caregiver should turn to when looking for information on local services and resources in southeast Michigan to help a senior or person with disability remain living independently in their own home for as long as possible.
The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is a non profit 501(c)(3) organization. To speak with a certified resource specialist, call 1.800.852.7795.
AAA1-B Same Address Service
Through the AA1-b, SameAddress provides the most comprehensive & reliable solutions that enable safe, comfortable and independent living for seniors that choose to age at home. So what does this mean? It means there are a couple options to choose from: Senior Concierge or In Home Care Solution. Concierge Solution: daily living support services include transportation, shopping, meal prep, laundry, light & heavy housecleaning, chores, bill paying, pet care, home repairs, financial & estate planning, taxes, etc. are all available for a price that is about the price of 2 nights in a 4-star hotel per year; this service fee is charged on an annual basis. In Home Solution: this program provides personal care assistance at home to maintain everyday health & wellness with our specialists that are trained to respond to all types of personal care needs such as bathing, dressing, skin care, caregiver respite, medication management, etc. This program was developed for seniors (although all ages can use it) with the cost for their services customized based on client needs. It is available 24 hours 7 days per week. If you think you know someone or you are someone who needs this program, please call SameAddress at 1-866-736-4671 to schedule your Care Assessment appointment.
St. Paul Lutheran - Daisy's Pantry
When/Where: Wednesdays - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 7701 East M-36, Hamburg. If other times are needed, it goes through LOVE, Inc.
St. Paul Lutheran Church sponsors a pantry for anyone who has emergency needs. Their Daisy Pantry will supply food for those in need. There are no questions asked or appointment needed, just show up. If you have any questions, call St. Paul Lutheran Church at 810-231-1033.
Meals On Wheels
The Area Agency on Aging 1-B supports Meals on Wheels and senior dining programs in Livingston County. Home delivered meals (Meals on Wheels) are available to individual who is age 60 and over and meets program eligibility requirements. (Note: this program is not based on income but the inability to adequately prepare meals.)
- Livingston County Senior Nutrition Program: 888.886.8971 or 810.632.2155.
Medicare and Medicaid Assistance
Through the Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program, the Area Agency on Aging !-B has trained staff and volunteer counselors available to address questions on health care benefits. Click here for more information.
Helpful Resources from Lisa Gonzalez of Elderscorps.Org
- Your Guide to the Disability Process
- Disability Remodeling - What is the Average Cost to Renovate?
- Exercise to Try at Home For Disabled People
- Fire Safety for People with Disablities: a How-To Guide for Prevention and Evacuation
- Disability Air Travel: Information for Seniors & Disabled
- Transportation Options for Seniors Who Don't Drive
Assisted Living Information
Assisted Living is a community organization that prioritizes helping those who are disabled and the elderly fully enjoy their healthy years and age gracefully. Their organization creates and publishes comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. They have been featured on the Parkinson’s Foundation, US Department of Health and Human Services - Health Finder, Global Healthspan Policy Institute, and is referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the web.
Caring.com is a website with comprehensive information regarding financial support, non-profit organizations and available care options state-by-state. There is a lot of information for seniors on this website which can help seniors maintain their independence and quality of life.
Medication Management Information
This website presents useful information on how to manage your medications.
Natural Disaster Safety & Preparedness Information Websites
Since natural disasters are a constant threat, it's important that we do everything we can to protect our families, our homes, and ourselves from their potentially devastating effects.
These websites were suggested by Oliver Lambert.
- Flash Flood Safety and Damage Prevention Guide
- Tornado Safety Guide
- How to Proactively Prepare for a Blizzard
- Ultimate Guide to Drought Safety
- Surviving a Wildfire
- Hurricane Safety Tips
Senior Health and Wellness
This is a resource site for families living healthy and active lifestyles which features steps seniors can take to help you live a more healthy and energized life.
Senior Health and Wellness
Hamburg Senior Community Center
10407 Merrill Road
P.O. Box 157
Hamburg, MI 48139 USA
1-810-231-1000 ext. 225