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Community Resources
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Area Agency on Aging 1B
Consumer resources, publications, and aging statistics for all of SE Michigan minus Wayne County.  A good resource for finding low-income solutions to senior care.

Area Agency on Aging 1C
Consumer resources, publications, and aging statistics for Wayne County.   A good source for finding low-income solutions to senior care.

County Senior Services Websites
County websites offer in-depth details about the services and benefits they offer to those seniors living within them.  The following county names can be clicked on for access to their websites:   LIVINGSTON   MACOMB   OAKLAND   WAYNE

Edna Gates Conference on Alzheimer's Care

The 13th Annual Edna Gates Conference on Dementia Care
features innovations in care, new developments in research and
provides a forum for dementia care leaders and health professionals to share ideas. We have a long tradition of offering sessions conducted by leaders in dementia care from the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Europe and different regions of the U.S.

Michigan Senior Centers List
A master list of all senior centers in the state of Michigan with addresses and phone numbers.  Complete list last updated in January 2008.

National Association Websites
The following websites might be helpful for caregivers looking for info, support, and resources in their areas of expertise:
AARP 
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION 
MICHIGAN BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION
PARKINSONS ASSOCIATION  
ARTHRITIS ASSOCIATION

National Family Caregiver Association
Educates, supports, empowers, and speaks-up for America's 50 million caregivers.  Great resource for statistics, resources, and an on-line community.

Places of Worship in Michigan
Extensive, though not complete, list of places of worship in Michigan.  Consider meeting with a spiritual leader for guidance and support.  Many churches already have support systems in place for caregivers, but you won't know unless you contact a few.

SAVE Taskforce Elder Abuse Prevention Guide
  
A publication of this Oakland County taskforce, this guide gives instructions on how to give and receive care and protection from elder abuse.  PDF format.  Last updated 2008.

 

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Q&A: SENIOR CENTERS
Carla Vaughn, Troy Community Center

Video Summary: General information about senior centers and what services and options may be available.  Check with your local senior center for more information.

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