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Michigan Department of Human Services
Includes information about adult foster care and homes for the aged including licensing and requirements, training, licensing lookups, contacts, resources, resources, rules and forms.

The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)
The largest national association exclusively dedicated to professionally operated assisted living communities for senior.

The Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
Your state resource for information on aging in Michigan.

Lau & Lau Associates, LLC
Lau & Lau provides well-designed and affordable health insurance and employee benefit plans. The firm has more than 70 years of experience in developing creative plan designs for employers of all sizes. Lau & Lau also assists corporate clients with qualified retirement plans and performs financial and estate planning for individuals.

Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program / MMAP(pronounced "map")
A free health-benefit counseling service. Since 1984, MMAP has provided education and counseling assistance to Michigan's Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and their families or representatives.

Elder Law of Michigan
Free help to solve problems that arise in retirement or after the age of 60. Elder Law explains options, offers unbiased and helpful information, links people to desperately needed money for food, medical and long term care, and provides the encouragement to take action to live better. Make the right call to a program of Elder Law of Michigan: Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors, Pension Rights Project, Consumer Fraud Prevention, MiCAFE!

Social Security Online
The offical website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Medicare
A consumer beneficiary website that provides access to information about Medicare, Medicare health plans, contact information and publications, as well as information about health care fraud and abuse and nursing homes.

Michigan Association of County Veterans Counselors
Assists veterans and their families in obtaining any and all county, state, and federal benefits to which they are entitled.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Provides patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents. The home page for the Department of Veterans Affairs provides links to veterans benefits and services, as well as information and resources for other Departmental programs and offices.

Michigan Area Agencies on Aging

Detroit Area Agency on Aging (1A)
Cities of Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Grosse Pointe Shores, Grosse Pointe Woods, Grosse Pointe Farms, Harper Woods

Area Agency on Aging I-B (1B)
Counties of Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw, St. Clair

Senior Alliance (1C)
All other areas of Wayne County not covered by the Detroit Area Agency on Aging (1A)

Region 2 Area Agency on Aging (2)
Counties of Jackson, Hillsdale, Lenawee

Region III-A Area Agency on Aging (3A)
Kalamazoo County

Region III-B Area Agency on Aging (3B)
Counties of Calhoun and Barry

Branch-St. Joseph Area Agency on Aging (3C)
Counties of Branch, St. Joseph

Region IV Area Agency on Aging (4)
Counties of Berrien, Cass, Van Buren

Valley Area Agency on Aging (5)
Counties of Genessee, Lapeer, Shiawassee

Tri-County Office on Aging (6)
Counties of Clinton, Eaton, Ingham

Region VII Area Agency on Aging (7)
Counties of Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Tuscola

Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (8)
Counties of Allegan, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Osceola

Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency (9)
Counties of Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Cheboygan, Crawford, Iosca, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, and Roscommon

Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan (10)
Counties of Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Wexford

Upper Peninsula Area Agency on Aging (11)
Counties of Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft

Senior Resources of West Michigan (12)
Counties of Muskegon, Oceana, and Ottawa

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