Senior Services of Southwest Michigan
Meeting the needs of Older Adults and those with disabilities in Southwest Michigan

Who we are ...


Senior Services is one of the largest and most comprehensive organizations serving older adults and persons with disabilities anywhere.  We provide vital, life sustaining services to our clients.  Serving Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties, as well as other portions of Southwest Michigan, our organization has been caring for those in need for over 50 years.  Our integrated model of care helps keep our clients living safely within their own homes.  With just one call to Senior Services a complete array of services become available.  When you call Senior Services of Southwest Michigan, "One call does it all".


To learn more about our nationally recognized organization or any of our services, please click on the name of any of the programs in the column on the left side of every page of our website.  Click here to view our Mission, Vision and Values.

 

Have a Great 4th of July


On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the path to freedom as a sovereign nation. This American holiday is marked with red, white and blue flags, fireworks, parades, and barbecues across the country.

The Committee of Five who drafted the Declaration was comprised of: Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston.  Jefferson, regarded as the strongest and most eloquent writer, wrote most of the document.

John Hancock, President of the Second Continental Congress, was the first to sign the document. His signature is the largest and most famous and is the basis for the term ‘John Hancock’, which is still used today as a synonym for signature.

Most of the Founding Fathers agreed that July Fourth was the correct day to celebrate American’s Independence from Great Britain – except one; John Adams. He thought July 2, the day the Second Continental Congress voted in Philadelphia to declare Independence from Britain, would be the day patriots celebrated. The Fourth of July became a legal federal holiday in 1870.


Best wishes from your friends at Senior Services for a Happy and Safe Holiday Weekend!

 

 

Senior Services Home Care

 

Our Home Care Department is currently looking for caring & dependable home health aides and certified nurse aides to join our amazing team. We offer a competitive wage, flexible work schedules and the ability to earn paid time off.


If you have a passion for providing care to older adults, so they can remain living independently at home, and want to be a part of a team that is compassionate and professional, then look no further; Senior Services Home Care is the answer!

To apply online, click here: https://www.cognitoforms.com/SeniorServices/SeniorServicesApplication

 

Sign up to be MMAP Smart!


Turning 65? Congratulations and welcome to the Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP).


MMAP is a free, non-biased and confidential counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers. It’s not affiliated with the insurance industry or licensed to sell insurance. The local MMAP office, serving Kalamazoo County, is a program of Senior Services of Southwest Michigan.
 

If you’re like most people, you’re probably scratching your head at this point, wondering… what do I need to sign up, do I have to sign up, how much will this cost, and where do I go to learn more?  The answer to your questions is Senior Services! We have put together a special presentation to make you MMAP savvy, and are offering it at various times to best fit your schedule. This FREE, informative, and ‘bet you didn’t know’ program is given by Senior Services ‘Lisa Fuller, Regional MMAP Coordinator.

Seating is limited, so sign up TODAY by calling 269-382-0515. Bring a friend and your questions to any of the sessions below; be the first in your neighborhood who’s MMAP smart!

- Tuesday July 12, 2:00 – 4:00 pm 

- Saturday August 6, 10:00 - Noon

 

 

Affordable In-Home Support Services


As summer winds down, thoughts turn towards preparing for the fall and winter months. Let us help you or your loved ones with some affordable In-Home support Services.
 

Navigator: Provides customers with the opportunity to discuss family needs with a professional in aging services.  Cost of service is based on length and complexity of the assessment and care plan.

Home Care: In-home care includes a wide variety of services, from personal care to home making,  shopping assistance, and so much more.  Our hourly rates are very competitive and based on the type of service provided.

Home Repair
: Provides minor home repairs and modifications to improve safety in and around the home.  Cost for modifications such as: grab bars, banister repair or replacement, accessible ramps, walker steps and more, is based on labor plus materials,   


Food for All
: Nutritious meals prepared from scratch by our culinary staff and delivered to your door; variety of meals to choose from.


Why get services from us? Senior Services of Southwest Michigan has been serving older adults in our community for over 52 years, a testament to our high standards and profession staff.  We are trusted, dependable and caring; you can count on us. We provide service with a smile, a job well done and most importantly, peace of mind. 


To learn more about our 20 programs under one roof, call 382-0515 today!

 

 

The latest "Best of Care" Catalog is available on-line...


You can click here to view Southwest Michigan's premier catalog of resources for older adults. 

This outstanding publication is in high demand and now you can access it from anywhere via the web.  You can also pick up your free copy at our offices in Kalamazoo. 

We are located at 918 Jasper Street, just south of downtown Kalamazoo.  We are open Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Senior Safety Booklet is now available on-line...


CLICK HERE to view the latest edition of the Triad Senior Safety Tips booklet. For older adults and the people who care or them, this booklet is making the community safer, with 22 current safety topics, and several Kalamazoo County resources and directories.

You'll always be able to find the link to the Senior Safety Tips booklet in the column on the left side of every page of our website under the "Other Important Resources" heading.  You can also pick up free copies at our main offices at 918 Jasper Street in Kalamazoo during business hours. 

You can also contact Traci Furman at 269-382-0515, extension 123.




      

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Senior Services is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and is a long standing member of the Kalamazoo County Chamber of Commerce.  Senior Services is also accredited by the Better Business Bureau of West Michigan.


                

 

 

 

 

 

 

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