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Tuesday Toolmen Celebrate 20 years of ServiceSenior Services is proud to host the 20th Anniversary Celebration of our own Tuesday Toolmen on Tuesday , September 23 from 1:30 – 3:00 pm.
The Tuesday Toolmen are a group of retired individuals that unselfishly volunteer their skills, talents and tools to provide emergency home repairs and safety and accessibility modifications to low-income seniors in Kalamazoo. Last year the Toolmen volunteered a total of 2,231 hours of service to the community. Each of the Toolmen, who range in age from 63 – 88 years young, brings a unique set of skills and knowledge to the program.
“I look forward to each Tuesday and working with these guys” says volunteer coordinator Brian Penny. “They donate their time and talents to help make the world a little better place for older adults in our community. I tell them, when I grow up, I want to be a Tuesday Toolmen!”This celebration is open to the community and will include a reunion of past and present Toolmen, an awards ceremony, refreshments, pictures, stories and more. Stop by, sign the guest book and congratulate this wonderful group of volunteers
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Achieving financial security to last a lifetime
Senior Services is proud to host a ‘Reinventing MI Retirement’ Event on Monday October 20, 2014 from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, for consumers 50 and over. Senior Services is one of 9 sites throughout Michigan that will simultaneously host this event to raise awareness of the need for early retirement planning.
This event will offer useful resources, tools and presentations, free breakfast, lunch and more. All participants will receive a complimentary 100 page Reinventing MI Retirement Toolkit created through the efforts of government and private sector experts who worked together in its development. This Toolkit will make its debut at this event.
This event is designed for those who are either approaching retirement, recently retired, have been retired for years, or who are responsible for the financial affairs of an elderly loved one. It is brought to you by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS), in collaboration with the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging (OSA), Michigan Licensing & Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and numerous other financial and community organizations around the state. This event is made possible with financial support from AARP and others.
The latest "Best of Care" Catalog is now 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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