Mission

To promote and enhance the independence and well-being of older adults, adults with disabilities, and those who care for them.

Senior Services Southwest Michigan is a private, non-profit organization that encompasses over 21 services that support the independence and well-being of older adults, adults with disabilities and caregivers throughout Southwest Michigan. We have provided person-centered support services to help disabled and aging adults live as meaningfully and independently as possible since 1963. Senior Services is dedicated to work collaboratively with a mutually supportive community, individuals in need, and their family members to make sure all individuals are able to live a healthy, meaningful, and productive life.

News & Resources

Trillium Staffing Solutions, Consumers Energy, and Staff!

As the holiday season begins, we would like to say thank you to Trillium Staffing Solutions, Consumers Energy, and their staff. These giving-minded businesses and dedicated employees recently gifted money and supplies to Senior Services of Southwest Michigan, and brought hope and dignity to countless individuals throughout Southwest Michigan. Furthermore, the generous donations they provided…

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Medicare Enrollment Is Here

Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is October 15th through December 7th every year. It is an annual period of time when current Medicare users can choose to re-evaluate part of their Medicare coverage and compare it against all the other plans on the market.  If while re-evaluating the current plan, it is determined that another…

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Opioid Addiction Is Not Just for the Young

When you hear about the opioid epidemic in America, don’t dismiss it as the younger generation’s problem. It is a significant problem for those over 50. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, opioid abuse declined for young people between 2002 and 2014 but doubled for those over 50 during the same…

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Helping Older Adults-Emergency Preparedness For Your Pet

There is little doubt that having a pet to love does wonders for the health and wellness of seniors. When a senior has a companion of the furry kind they are known to be happier and healthier and there is a vast number of study’s that prove it. Maintaining a pet can be a great…

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Veteran Receives Help to Keep His Dog Companions

Heidi doesn’t hear all that well and is going blind. But knock on Clarence Root’s door at his Vicksburg apartment and Heidi is there to challenge the intruder. Fellow Chihuahua and much younger companion, Scrapper, barks too, but settles down quickly once Clarence demands quiet. The two tiny dogs are among the nearly 100 dogs…

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Catering With A Purpose!

Senior Services Southwest Michigan is ready to deliver a personalized and delicious catering experience to you at your next important event. From business functions to luncheons to weddings, we have something for everyone. With a versatile menu backed by our creative culinary team and seasoned service staff, 1858 Timeless Catering is sure to make your…

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