Spotlight: Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)

Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County (CSSW) is home to a wide variety of programs serving young children to older adults and everyone in between. We’ll be interviewing representatives from different CSSW programs help our audience understand what resources are available and how to access them.    In recognition of July 30 being the anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, we recently … Continued

Avoiding Scams: Covid19 Edition

Unfortunately, scammers aren’t above using any situation to their advantage- including a pandemic. Below is a run through of various scams to be aware of.   The Vaccine/Cure/Test Scam  Scammers are taking advantage of the fear surrounding Coronavirus by calling older adults and offering to send them testing kits, vaccines, or even filters that filter out the virus (no … Continued

Memory Cafes: What are they and how to they work?

Caregiving can be lonely, especially when caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. As symptoms worsen, it can more challenging for that person to be out in the community or find activities they might enjoy.   Memory cafes began in 1997 in Europe and are a place where caregivers and their loved ones can go to socialize, do activities together, … Continued

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Explore the Washtenaw County Senior Resource Directory

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