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Senior Resources is Celebrating 50 Years! –  1985 – 1994

Senior Resources is Celebrating 50 Years! – 1985 – 1994

1985 Evergreen Commons opens its doors in Holland as one of the largest and most comprehensive senior centers in Michigan. 1989 Care Management service began under subcontract with Home Health Services. 1990 Rosanne Richards retires, Dee Scott becomes director. The...

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When does old age begin?

When does old age begin?

The Older Americans Act defines an older adult as someone 60 years old and older. We follow that definition at Senior Resources – but some of our programs may use 65 and AARP starts sending you membership information right before you turn 50. The National Institute on...

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How much do you know about aging? (part 3)

How much do you know about aging? (part 3)

Aging – it can be something many people dread. But another way to look at it: If we’re lucky, we will grow old! Many are denied the opportunity. If you’ve followed Senior Resources for any length of time, you know that we’re all about helping people age with dignity...

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Senior Resources celebrates 50 years!

Senior Resources celebrates 50 years!

Senior Resources of West Michigan celebrates 50 years as an area agency on aging serving Muskegon, Oceana, and Ottawa counties! Throughout the year we will share some history and tidbits about our five decades serving this region. In 1965, Congress adopted the Older...

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Are you ageist?

Are you ageist?

Chances are, yes, you are ageist. Most of us are in some way. Often it's because we don't really think of our jokes, comments, or even inner voice as being ageist - because it's acceptable, it's been viewed as humorous for years, and because we often don't want to...

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How much do you know about aging? (part 2)

How much do you know about aging? (part 2)

Aging – it can be something many people dread. But another way to look at it: If we’re lucky, we will grow old! Many are denied the opportunity. If you’ve followed Senior Resources for any length of time, you know that we’re all about helping people age with dignity...

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How much do you know about aging? (part 1)

How much do you know about aging? (part 1)

Aging – it can be something many people dread. But another way to look at it: If we’re lucky, we will grow old! Many are denied the opportunity. If you’ve followed Senior Resources for any length of time, you know that we’re all about helping people age with dignity...

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Judy and Ernest (Ernie) Prince

Judy and Ernest (Ernie) Prince

Judy and Ernest (Ernie) Prince were first introduced to Senior Resources when they did estate planning with a local attorney. Ernie has bacterial cellulitis and was in the hospital dealing with that and some other issues; he wanted to go home. The last...

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Primary Care at Home Wins National Recognition

Primary Care at Home Wins National Recognition

Senior Resources’ Primary Care at Home program was recognized with an Innovations Award at the recent USAging national conference for area agencies on aging. Aging Innovations Awards honor the most innovative initiatives.  Senior Resources was one of 16 local aging...

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MMAP Regional Coordinator of the Year

MMAP Regional Coordinator of the Year

Cheryl Olsen, coordinator of the Michigan Medicare Assistance Program for Senior Resources, was named Regional Coordinator of the Year 2023 by the state MMAP office. According to the state MMAP office, factors considered are overall performance, team coherency,...

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