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Affiliated Agencies

In Your Golden Years is affiliated with the following agencies:
A&D Home Health Care
Bay County Division on Aging
Commission on Aging - Saginaw County
Region VII Area Agency on Aging
Community Mental Health
DHS - Department of Human Services
Long term Insurance
Private Insurance Companies
VA Insurance

Medicare and Hospice services are available through our partnerships.

MI Choice Waiver Program-Your Choice of Staying at Home
MI choice waiver program offers services thru Region VII, A&D, and other Area on Aging Agencies. The program enables older adults and disabled persons over the age of 18 the option of staying out of the nursing home with this important program. In fiscal year 2008, 537 clients were able to remain in their homes and maintain a sense of independence. MI Choice Waiver provides in home care for those who meet financial criteria and are medically eligible for nursing home placement.

Helpful Resources

Caregiving can be a challenging job, but there are resources to help you. Remember, you are not alone!

Helping My Parents: How Do I Know If They Need Help from AARP, available at http://www.aarp.org/families/caregiving/caring_parents/a2003-10-27-caregiving-needhelp.html

Online Support Group for Caregivers: This AARP group is for anyone who is a caregiver, past or present, who is taking care of anyone---or anyone who has anything to offer to caregivers. It is a place to talk, ask questions, let off steam...just anything you want and need to talk about. AARP Caregivers Forum

Caregiving Policy Digest: This focused newsletter from Family Caregiver Alliance’s National Center on Caregiving offers a fresh look at the rapidly changing environment of caregiving. You’ll receive briefings on key legislation, news on innovative public programs, and the latest information on caregiving and long-term care policy at national and state levels. This FREE electronic newsletter is delivered twice each month or as important developments occur. Subscribe to Caregiving PolicyDigest

Selected Caregiver Statistics, Family Caregiver Alliance - Fact Sheet

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