Do you plan on retiring?

According to a recent article by the Associated Press, 23% of Americans (nearly 1 in 4 people) plan on never retiring, mainly for financial reasons.   In a survey of retired persons, 38% rated themselves as “very or extremely prepared” for retirement, versus 24% who rated themselves as “not very or not at all prepared” for retirement.    Unfortunately, retiring may beyond … Continued

Fall Prevention

It’s officially fall in Michigan! Did you know that the first day of autumn/fall is also falls prevention day? 1 in 4 people age 65+ in America fall each year, which can result in health complications, hospitalizations, and even deaths. Although it’s common, falling is NOT an inevitable part of aging.   Why do so many people fall?  Medical conditions  … Continued

Spotlight: Hoarding Task Force of Washtenaw County

Disclaimer: The Hoarding Task Force receives referrals from community agencies and first responders. Please note that the phone is not answered immediately, instead callers are prompted to leave a voicemail. The Hoarding Task Force does NOT provide housekeeping/chore services.  [This interview was conducted before Covid 19. Call the agency directly for services and information that may have changed.] The Washtenaw … Continued

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Our easy to use and regularly updated resource directory is a one-stop guide to older adult services in Washtenaw County.