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Hillsdale County residents are served by Region 2 AAA
 
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St. Joseph County Commission On Aging

103 South Douglas

Three Rivers, MI 49093

Phone: (269) 279-8083

Toll Free: (800) 641-9899

Fax: (269) 273-7058

email: info@sjccjoa.com

Hours:

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday

Services:

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:

  • Education opportunities

  • 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 time

  • Guest speakers on a variety of topics: health, wellness, legal matters, community events, and many more!

  • Friendly Reassurance: phone or in-home visit to provide well-being and socialization to elders.

  • Music: playing instruments, bands, and dancing

  • Home Repair/Maintenance: fixing/preventing substandard conditions

  • Arts & Crafts: painting, quilting and ceramics

  • Health & Wellness workshops

  • 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.

  • Tax assistance

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Caregiver support programs: training events, resource library materials, support group activities

  • 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.

Eligibility:

Must be 60 years or older to receive in-home services

Cost:

Donations are encouraged