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Volunteers can provide several reasons for giving their time and energy to help others: Pay back for help they once received, a sense of accomplishment, and more. For Maureen Smith her reason is simple: “It makes me feel good,” said the 68-year-old Kalamazoo resident. “It makes me happy that I can help people.”   A…

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. You might not know this, but Senior Services has three programs that offer mental health services to individuals in Kalamazoo County. Our Behavioral Health Supports Coordination program provides home and community-based mental health case management services to individuals age 55 and older who are referred to us by Integrated…

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Volunteer Today

As the holidays approach, we anticipate an influx of community members looking to volunteer their time. While we appreciate- more than can be expressed- each and every volunteer regardless of the timing, we like to remind folks that the need for volunteers is real and necessary all year round. Senior Services of Southwest Michigan has…

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Commodities Supplemental Food Program

The Commodities Supplemental Food Program is run collectively by Senior Services of Southwest Michigan, Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes, the Salvation Army, and Area Agency on Aging Region 3A. It offers income eligible seniors living in Kalamazoo County access to additional groceries once per month. Commodities distributions happen on the first Wednesday of each month at…

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New Grant to Support Seniors and their Pets

Senior Services of Southwest Michigan is proud to announce that it has received a $5000 Meals on Wheels Loves Pets grant through Meals on Wheels America, for its pet support program, Pet Food Bank. Funding will be used to provide food and supplies for the pets of Meals on Wheels clients, which can often be…

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Young Community Member Raises Funds for Meals on Wheels

It seems as if the coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives. All lines of work, all ages of people, how we educate and even gather to exercise. Girls on the Run of Greater Kalamazoo (GOTR) was no exception. They had to make the hard decision to halt in-person programming and cancel their…

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