Senior Millage Funded Services

 
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SENIOR MILLAGE FUNDED SERVICES

Information and Referral: Seniors can find social needs, health services and other opportunities that are available to them in Calhoun County. Simply call 2-1-1 on any phone OR (269) 565-4159 or (800) 250-5628   www.refersoftware.com/cmi211/ OR CareWell Services SW Health Access Hub (269) 441-0963 www.region3b.org/
 

Adult Day Care Services:   Provides social activities and medical monitoring for seniors in need of daytime supervision.  Low-income seniors are the service priority.  Contact Marian E. Burch Adult Day Care Center (269) 962-1750  www.ccmcf.com/
 
Community Care Options Homemaking assistance, meal preparation, and non-medical personal support.  Contact Senior Health Partners (269) 441-0948 www.seniorhealthpartners.com
 
Dental Exams & Services:  Dentures, extractions, fillings and other dental services are available to low-income seniors with no dental insurance coverage. Contact Fountain Clinic (269) 781-0952  www.fountainclinic.org
                               
Guardianship Services: Serves as a probate court appointed "guardian" or "conservator" to elderly people who need assistance managing their personal and financial affairs. Contact Guardian Finance & Advocacy    Services at       (866) 963-3253 or (269) 788-1678   www.yourguardian.org
 
Handy Helper:  Provides simple home maintenance to improve, safety and accessibibility of the interiors of senior's homes. Contact Senior Services of SWMi (866) 200-8877  www.seniorservices1.org
 
Hearing and Vision Services: Hearing screenings, hearing aids, eye exams and glasses to help seniors increase their mobility and independence. Contact Calhoun County Health Department (269) 969-6377   www.calhouncountymi.gov/government/health_department/senior_hearing_vision_screening

Home Heating Assistance:  Low-income seniors may apply for home heating assistance for any kind of heat (oil, gas, propane, etc.) to support independent living at home for low-income seniors. Contact Community Action (269) 965-7766 or (877) 422-2726   www.caascm.org
 
Legal Advice and Representation: Answer legal questions for seniors and offer attorney assistance when needed.       Contact Legal Services of South Central Michigan (269) 965-3951 or (800) 688-3951  www.lsscm.org/

MEALSHome Delivered Meals available to homebound seniors in Calhoun County
             Congragate Senior Dining Sites available through though out theCounty.                                              Contact Senior Service of SWMi (866) 200-8877 (X350 to cancel a meal.)  www.seniorservices1.org

Michigan Medicare/Medicare Assistance Program (MMAP): 
CareWell Services SW Mi (Area Agency on Aging) (269) 966-2450 or (269) 441-0973 
www.region3b.org
Calhoun County Senior Services, Marshall (269) 781-0846  www.calhouncountymi.gov                                             Forks Senior Center, Albion (517) 629-3842   www.forksseniorcenter.org

Minor Home Repair:  Repairs for low-income senior homeowners for health and safety maintenance of their homes.  Contact Community Action Agency (269) 965-7766   www.caascm.org
 
Money Management Assistance: One-on-one assistance with finances to help maintain independance. Contact Guardian Finance and  Advocacy Services (269) 788-1693, ext. 425, or (866) 963-3253  www.yourguardian.org/
 
Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS): Provides homebound low-income seniors a personal electronic  device for emergencies. Contact CareWell Services SW (Area Agency on Aging) (269) 966-2450 or (269) 441-0973  www.region3b.org/
 
Prescription Assistance: Provides vouchers for lower income seniors with high prescription costs and seniors that go into the donut hole.  Fountain Clinic (269) 781-0952 www.fountainclinic.org

Ramps:  Low-income seniors who are homeowners, mobile home owners or rentals with owners permission may be assessed who needs a ramp built onto their home to be able to come & go safely.  Contact Battle Creek Area Habitat for Humanity (269) 966-2505 Contactwww.habitatbc.org
 
Respite for Caregivers:  Are you exhausted from caring for an elderly person? To get a break to recover, go to an appointment or run errands, CentraCare offers free of charge evening and weekend respite care. Interesting activites, assistance with personal care, a nutritious meal or snack, and transportation are available. Contact CentraCare (269) 441-9319  www.mycentracare.com/
 
Senior Centers in Calhoun County: Seniors can participate in recreational activities, social enrichment and health programs.  Forks Senior Center (517) 629-3842   www.forksseniorcenter.org       
Heritage Commons Senior Enrichment Center (269) 558-6150  Monday through Thursday
The Kool Family Community Center (269) 965-0000 
www.koolcenter.org

Senior Fitness and Fun: Group health education, exercises, health screenings, fall prevention, and ongoing progress monitoring at a variety sites throughout county locations. Contact Senior Health Partners (Partnership of Bronson Battle Creek, CentraCare, Calhoun County Senior Services, Summit Pointe & YMCA)  (269) 441-0948 
www.seniorhealthpartners.com/
Support Groups for Grief, Caregivers and Health Concerns: Contact Senior Health Partners (A partnership of Bronson Battle Creek, CentraCare, Calhoun County Senior Services, Summit Pointe & YMCA) (269) 441-0948    www.seniorhealthpartners.com/

Transportation: County-wide for medical, work, nutritional and recreation trips for seniors. Rides provided Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 24-hour notice is required to arrange a ride. More notice may be needed to accommodate request. (NO income limits.) Contact Community Action: (269) 565-4144 or (800) 994-9876 www.caascm.org
 
 

For more information on these programs, you may call the listed providers directly; call 2-1-1 or (269) 565-4159 or/and you may also contact the Calhoun County Senior Services at (269) 781-0846.
 
 
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