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AARP

American Association of Retired Persons
www.aarp.org

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over.

Affordable Assistance

Introduced by OLHSA
www.olhsa.org
Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency

Residents across southeast Michigan can now hire Affordable Assistance to help around the house with everything from yard work, to cleaning, home organization, grocery shopping and more.  Affordable Assistance makes life a little easier for seniors living alone or needing help.  Profit from Affordable Assistance goes straight ot helping the OLHSA provide the free services desperately needed by so many.

Alzheimer's Association

Southfield Office
248-351-0280 - 24/7
Helpline 800-272-3900

www.alz.org

Alzheimer's Association works on global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer's and related dementia.

Area Agency on Aging 1-B
800-852-7795
www.aaa1b.com

Area Agency on Aging 1-B has certified Resource Specialists available to answer questions and offer information on local services for seniors, person with disabilities and family caregivers.  Call the toll free number above to speak to a specialist.
Elder Law MiCAFE Network – Food and Medical Assistance

Michigan's Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly
(MiCAFE)
877-664-223
www.elderlawofmi.org/micafe

You may still be eligible for food and medical assistance if you have an income.
Eating well as you get older
Struggling to pay your bills?  You're not alone!

Elder Law of Michigan

www.elderlawofmi.org
886-400-9164

Elder Law of Michigan promotes and protects the rights, health, and economic well-being of older adults and people with disabilities by providing information, advocacy, legal advice and professional services.

Long-Term Care

Ombudsman Program
Advocate for Nursing Home Residents

www.michigan.gov/osa
866-485-9393

Long Term Care Ombudsman program was created to help address the quality of care and quality of life experienced by residents who reside in licensed long term care facilities such as nursing homes, home for the aged and adult foster care facilities.

Meals on Wheels

Western Oakland County
810-632-2155
Toll free 888-886-8971

http://womow.mealsonwheelsmi.org/

Meals-on-Wheels will deliver a nutritious meal to those that may be homebound, ill or frail.  Meals-on-Wheels also serve a nutritious meal at designated locations such as a senior center.  These congregate meals can offer the chance for socialization as well.

Medicare Hotline
www.medicare.gov
800-633-4227
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network

www.mesotheliomaprognosis.com

For individuals and their families to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups.

Michigan Attorney General

Senior Brigade Program
517-373-1140

www.michigan.gov/ag

The Senior Brigade program provides seniors and their caregivers with trusted and useful information on financial matters, common senior scams, health care and veteran's affairs.

Minor Home Repair Program

White Lake Township offers a minor home repair program designed to help low to moderate income household's complete more complicated home maintenance.  In order to qualify you must be a resident of White Lake Township and meet income specifications.  An application and income verification must be submitted to the township.  For further information, please contact Trish Pergament in the Supervisor's office at 248-698-3300 Ext. 150.

National Council on Aging (NCOA)

202-479-1200
www.ncoa.org

NOCA is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization.  They are a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. Their vision is a just and caring society in which each of us, as we age, lives with dignity, purpose and security.

Nurse on Call

Oakland County Health Division
800-848-5533

www.oakgov.com/health

Public Health Nurses are available to answer questions regarding nutrition, communicable diseases and more.  They will also help inform you of valuable resources within their department and your community.

Oakland County Library for the visually & Physically Impaired

248-858-5050
800-774-4542

The Oakland County Library for the visually and physically impaired was established in 1974 to provide access to free library service for county residents who are unable to read standard printed material because of visual impairment or physical limitations.  Audio books, along with the required player are provided free of charge and delivered to your home via the U.S. mail.  Contact the County Library for information regarding additional services and to determine eligibility.  Dublin Community Senior enter also has applications.

Open Door Outreach Center

Office:  248-360-2930
Resale Store:  248-360-4977
www.opendooroutreachcenter.com

Open Door Outreach Center's primary mission, in the spirit of interfaith charity, is to provide emergency services (food, clothing and referral information) to families in need.

Senior Guidance

www.seniorguidance.org

This organization provides helpful tips and resources to help seniors locate assisted living facilities and senior living communities in Michigan and across the United States.

Social Security Office

800-772-1213
www.ssa.gov

Can use automated telephone services to get recorded information and conduct some business 24 hours a day.  If you cannot handle your business through automated services, you can speak to a Social Security representative 7:00am-7:00pm Monday-Friday.  Generally, you will have a shorter wait time if you call during the week after Tuesday.  If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call our toll-free TTY number 800-325-0778 between 7:00am-7:00pm Monday-Friday.

Veterans' Services Division

Oakland County Michigan Department of Public Services
Pontiac Office: 248-858-0785
Toll free:  888-350-0900 Ext. 80785

www.va.gov

Veteran's Service Division has experienced benefits counselors who assist their clients in filing for veterans' benefits from Federal, State and County governments.Their goal is to obtain the maximum benefits available, simplify the process for the client and refer those who need other services to the appropriate agencies.