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INFORMATION SERVICES

 

Information and Referral - Senior Health and Social Needs, and Volunteer Opportunities
Helps seniors find services and opportunities that are available to them in Calhoun County.
               Provided by:        Hands On Battle Creek/211. Simply call 2-1-1 on any cell or telephone in Calhoun  County, OR  (269) 565-4159 or toll free (800) 250-5628          www.refersoftware.com/cmi211/
 
Adult Day Care Services:   Adult day care provides activities, social supports and medical monitoring for a senior outside of the home. Low-income seniors are the service priority.
Provided by:        Marian E. Burch Adult Day Care Center  (269) 962-1750  http://www.ccmcf.com/
Chore ServicesProvides chore services to homebound senior residents, to attain better health, safety and ability to live independently in their own homes.
Provided by:        Senior Services of SWMi                          (866) 200-8877
Community Care OptionsProvides in-home assessment and arranges for services to keep a senior secure in his/her home.
Provided by:        CareWell Services SW - Area Agency on Aging       (269) 966-2450 or (269) 441-0973    
Dental Exams & ServicesDentures, extractions, fillings and other dental services are available to lower income seniors with no dental insurance coverage.
Provided by:       In Calhoun County call Fountain Clinic for qualifications and intake.   Fountain Clinic:  (269) 781-0952      www.fountainclinic.org
                               
Forks Senior Center SupportHealth, Social, Fitness, and Activity program, for seniors in the Albion/Homer area                                (517) 629-3842   www.forksseniorcenter.org
Guardianship ServicesServes as a probate court appointed "guardian" or "conservator" to elderly people who need assistance managing their personal and financial affairs.
Provided by:    Guardian Finance and Advocacy Services (866) 963-3253 or
(269) 788-1678             www.yourguardian.org
 
Hearing and Vision ServicesProvides hearing screenings, hearing aids, eye exams and glasses to help seniors increase their mobility and independence.
Provided by:    Calhoun County Health Department   (269) 969-6377   www.calhouncountymi.gov

Home Heating AssistanceAssistance for home heating fuel of any kind to support independent living at home.                                     Provided by:    Community Action - Call 211 or main operator at (269) 965-7766 or (877) 422-2726   www.caascm.org
Legal Advice and RepresentationAnswer legal questions for seniors and offer attorney assistance when needed.
Provided by:    Legal Services of South Central Michigan (269) 965-3951 or                                                             (800) 688-3951 www.lsscm.org/

MEALS - Nutrition: Home Delivered Meals are available to homebound seniors, and Senior Congregate Dining Sites also available through though out the County. 
Provided by:   Senior Service if SWMi   Call (866) 200-8877
Minor Home Repair:  Provides home repairs for senior home safety and independence.
Provided by:   Community Action Agency, Battle Creek, MI   Call (269) 965-7766
Money Management Assistance: Offers complete review of a person’s current financial situation and helps to develop a plan of action to address important needs. This service is available to low-income seniors.
Provided by:   Guardian Finance and Advocacy Services (269) 788-1693, ext. 425, or                                          (866) 963-3253    www.yourguardian.org/
Personal Emergency Response Systems:  Secure help for homebound. Call for eligibility screening (a.k.a. 'Lifeline'):
Provided by:    CareWell Services SW -Area Agency on Aging    Call (269) 966-2450 or (269) 441-0973

Prescription Assistance: A variety of services addressing senior prescription needs are funded. They include: Benefits Counseling (Medicare, Medicaid and other programs)
One-on-one counseling to help determine best long-term prescription and health care alternatives for individuals based on their personal situation.

               Provided by:   Fountain Clinic in Marshall (269) 781-0952         www.fountainclinic.org

Michigan Medicare/Medicare Assistance Program:   
                Provided by: CareWell Services SW - Area Agency on Aging 
(269) 966-2450  (269) 441-0973           www.region3b.org

Calhoun County Office of Senior Services:  (269) 781-0846     www.calhouncountymi.gov
Forks Senior Center - Albion (517) 629-3842      www.forksseniorcenter.org

Prescription Vouchers:
Provides up to $750 of prescription vouchers per year to low-income seniors with high prescription costs not covered by insurance.                                                                                                                                                                           ..  ...............Provided by:   Fountain Clinic in Marshall   (269) 781-0952   www.fountainclinic.org

 

Prescription Drug Assess Program (PDAP) - Completes and submits appropriate applications to pharmaceutical companies for free medications on behalf of low-income senior.

 
Senior Fitness and Fun: Provides health education, exercises, health screenings, fall prevention, and ongoing progress monitoring at a variety of county locations.
Provided by:     Senior Health Partners (A partnership of BCHS, CentraCare, Region 3B AAA, Calhoun County Senior Services, and Summit Pointe)   (269) 441-0948       http://www.seniorhealthpartners.com/
 
Transportation: County-wide service to seniors. Rides provided Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. At least a        24-hour notice is required. More notice may be needed to accommodate request. (NO income limits.)
Provided by:     Community Action: Call Senior Transportation Dispatch at (269) 565-4144 or 
(800) 994-9876 to arrange a ride.  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 Office of Senior Services at (269) 781-0846.

 
 
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