Elders’ Helpers works with the following agencies and associations:
- Advocates for Senior Issues
- Michigan Association For Home Care
- Council on Aging of Kent County
- Disability Advocates of Kent County
- Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan
- Reliance Community Care Partners (formerly HHS, Health Options)
Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
Provides a wide array of services to meet the many different needs of seniors. It also serves as a vital resource for children, grandchildren and others in their efforts to provide care for a loved one.
Alzheimer’s Association 800.272.3900
For information and services related to dementia.
Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan 616.456.5664
For information and referral about Care Management, MI-Choice Waiver, Older Americans Act, and Kent County Senior Millage funded programs.
Eldercare Locator 800.677.1116
Services for older adults nationwide.
Senior Neighbors 616.459.6019
Provides Many adult programs, resources and volunteer opportunities.
Care management, MI-Choice Waiver, and Kent County Millage funded services.
Why People Choose
- Elders’ Helpers has been a home health care agency serving the elderly and those with physical disabilities since 2000.
- Elders’ Helpers provides quality, affordable home health care.
- Elders’ Helpers has a 24/7 On Call service for all of our clients.
- Elders’ Helpers has one of the largest caregiver staffs in West Michigan.
- Elders’ Helpers can provide same day service on a new case.
- Elders’ Helpers is owned and managed by a West Michigan family.
- Elders’ Helpers has a professional nursing staff.
- Elders’ Helpers offers both Personal Emergency Response and GPS locator system
Michigan Dept. of Human Services 855.444.3911
michigan.gov/dhs Adult Protective Services or Medicaid Home Help.
Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors 866.400.9164
elderlawofmi.org A statewide program that provides free legal advice and information over the telephone to senior citizens age 60 and older in Michigan.
Hospice & Palliative Care Association Of Michigan 800.536.6300
mihospice.org You can find several local hospices under Hospice in the Yellow Pages; or consult with your physician.
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Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) 800.803.7174
mmapinc.org This program is a free health-benefits counseling service for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and their families or caregivers. Call for information about long term care/supplemental insurance, Medicare or Medicaid billing problems, prescription assistance and program eligibility information.
Senior Neighbors Inc. 616.459.6019
seniorneighbors.org To find subsidized housing for low income seniors, as well as services to promote independence at home.
Social Security 800.772.1213
ssa.gov For replacement of a lost Social Security or Medicare card or to sign up for income programs for the disabled or elderly.
American Association of Retired Peoples
National Aging Information Center (NAIC)
benefitscheckup.org To find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services.
Care Giver Resources
caregiverresource.net Information on issues related to care giving for aging loved ones.
elderlawofmi.org Information, tools, and resources for seniors.
Kaiser Health News
khn.org The latest information on health policy.
lawhelp.org A guide to free and low-cost civil legal services in Michigan.
www.drugs.com The most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online. Providing free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent advice on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products.
Legal Assistance Center
legalassistancecenter.org Self-help legal resources and information.
medicare.gov Information regarding Medicare Benefits and has a section on comparing nursing homes. Or call 1.800.Medicare.
Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
Michigan Poverty Law Program
mplp.org For issue alerts.
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
naic.org Watch-Dog organization for health insurance problems.
Making Choices Michigan
http://makingchoicesmichigan.org Encouraging and facilitating advance health care planning by the people of West Michigan.
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