St. Joseph County Commission On Aging
Rivers, MI 49093
Free: (800) 641-9899
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday
The St. Joseph County COA
serves as the focal point for services and
activities for older adults. Please
feel free to contact the office via email or
telephone for a monthly schedule. Here
are some of the activities and opportunities
the senior center offers:
Chore: help with
shoveling, lawn care, raking, etc.
Home Care Assistance:
help with bathing, dressing, shopping,
house cleaning, laundry, etc.
Respite Care: aide stays
with elder so caregiver can have free
Guest speakers on a
variety of topics: health, wellness,
legal matters, community events, and
phone or in-home visit to provide
well-being and socialization to elders.
instruments, bands, and dancing
fixing/preventing substandard conditions
Arts & Crafts:
painting, quilting and ceramics
Health & Wellness
Card playing & games
Home Delivered &
Congregate Meals: hot noontime meals
served at a community site or delivered
to a homebound client’s home. Sack
lunches, and frozen meals are available
for seniors who need food in the
evening, on weekends and holidays.
Liquid nutrition supplements are
available as prescribed by a physician.
All meals are sodium restricted, contain
at least 1/3 of the recommended dietary
allowances for seniors, and follow the
USDA food pyramid.
programs: training events, resource
library materials, support group
Information & Assistance
is provided on any senior related topic
In home counseling and
support services, are provided to senior
clients and their caregivers.
Counseling services are confidential,
and can assist clients in living a
fuller, more satisfying life.
Must be 60 years or older to
receive in-home services
Donations are encouraged