Beware of Social Security Phone Scams

Social Security and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) continue to receive reports about fraudulent phone calls from people falsely claiming to be Social Security employees. The scammers mislead victims into making cash or gift card payments for help with purported identity theft, or to avoid arrest for bogus Social Security number problems. People…

Governor Proclamation

Governor Whitmer proclaims October 15, 2019 MMAP Medicare Awareness Day The Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) provides high quality, unbiased benefits counseling without charge. Highly trained volunteer counselors are available to educate, counsel and empower Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers so that they may make informed health benefit decisions. To learn more about MMAP at Senior…

Now Delivering Fresh, Locally Grown Produce

Together with our partners at Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC), we have set forth on a new venture; ready to deliver fresh, locally-grown produce throughout Southwest Michigan. Yesterday during a seed-planting ceremony we celebrated the construction of a new, passive solar greenhouse, or hoop house. The excitement was apparent as staff from Senior Services and…

Helping Hands, Happy People

Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer? Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Do you enjoy helping others and making a difference? If so, Helping Hands, Happy People is the group for you! RSVP — Your Invitation to Volunteer is searching for volunteers to knit or crochet items from home or as part of…

We Recognize & Honor SMG

We offer our sincerest gratitude to SMG for becoming the 1st Platinum Donor of Senior Services of Southwest Michigan. As Platinum Donor, Joe Garcia, owner of SMG, and his amazing staff have become an essential part of our team and are the foundation of our network of support. They share our passion for assisting the…

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…