Our 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

OLDER AMERICANS MONTH 2019: CONNECT, CREATE, CONTRIBUTE

Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in and around Kalamazoo. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer insight and experience that benefit the entire community. That’s why Older Americans Month (OAM) has been recognizing the contributions of this growing population for 56 years. Led by…

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Taking a Bite Out of Senior Fraud

Lisa Fuller, Regional Coordinator of the Medicare and Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) at Senior Services of Southwest Michigan and her husband, Kalamazoo County Sheriff, Richard Fuller will lead an upcoming seminar at the Eastside Neighborhood Association. Together, Lisa and Richard will focus on senior fraud in the community and how to avoid it, and will…

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I wish I could tell you that this isn’t true…

I wish I could tell you that this isn’t true. This past October, Mark, our Home Repair Program Manager received a call from Norma, who was looking for assistance. He promptly scheduled an appointment with her and was eager to meet her need. However, when he arrived at Norma’s home, he quickly realized this was…

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Community Champion~Fred Upton

March For Meals Community Champion, Fred Upton helped Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver meals and spread the word about the importance of Meals on Wheels. Thank you Mr. Upton for taking the time to help and for your continued support.  

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Support The Fight To End Senior Isolation & Hunger

On March 22, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 and established a national nutrition program for seniors 60 years and older. For more than 45 years, these critical programs – commonly referred to as Meals on Wheels – have delivered more than just nutritious meals…

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Solve Health Care Puzzles & Save People $$$ with MMAP

Do you like to solve puzzles? Do you enjoy meeting and working with people? Do you face barriers and obstacles with courage, determination and good humor?  Then you are just the kind of person Senior Services of Southwest Michigan needs!  Become a Volunteer MMAP Counselor for Medicare Beneficiaries Today! MMAP (Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program) is a…

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