Aging Services in West Michigan
Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (AAAWM) believes that every person should be able to remain in their home. Our comprehensive services help older persons and persons with disabilities maintain independence and dignity while residing in an environment that is comfortable to them. If you or a friend/loved one require assistance in order to maintain independence, contact us to learn about the array of services available.
Who We Are and What We Do
AAAWM’s mission is to provide older persons and persons with a disability an array of services designed to promote independence and dignity in their homes and their communities. We have helped countless adults live more productive lives by providing the tools and services needed to maintain independence. We are a non-profit organization that provides aging services, as well as information and assistance.
We plan, develop, oversee, and advocate for in-home senior care services to older adults, especially those with social and economic needs. Collaboration between nurses and social workers results in valuable in-home care plans that aim to keep seniors in their homes as they age. All services are provided with funding from local, state, and federal sources.
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Aging Services and Programs
Our extensive range of senior care services and programs make it possible for many seniors to stay at home during their golden years. Our in-home care programs include in-home assessments to determine whether an individual qualifies for these programs.
We also assist individuals and families to identify and use community resources to promote independence. Our Healthy Aging Programs are open to adults ages 60 and over and promote health education and physical activity, which increases focus on important matters, such as diabetes, balance, and enhanced fitness.
Our MI Choice Medicaid Waiver Program involves a partnership with the Care Management Team to develop care-centered plans for individuals on an as-needed basis. Individuals in need of long-term services may be eligible to receive funding for in-home care services within their Medicaid funding program.
If you or a loved one is interested in learning more about senior care services, the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan can help. Contact us today at (616) 456-5664 or (888) 456-5664, or complete our online contact form.