SERVICES AND Menominee ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Senior Center Lunch, Meals on Wheels, Helping seniors meet their social, Weatherization, Food nutritional and health needs Commodities, help with tax credits, cards, exer- cise, library, painting The Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft group, movie matinee, line Community Action Agency, with both dancing, birthday/holiday public and private funding sources, has celebrations. been offering a myriad of services since 1965 to help people of all means improve their quality of life. These times continue to demonstrate the need for the Community Action Agency and its programs: Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft CAA Early Childhood Education (including Menominee Senior Center Head Start) 905 S. 10th St. Menominee, MI 49858 Weatherization and Energy Education. Renelle Betters, Center Administrator Heat and other emergency assistance. Center Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8-3 Phone: (906) 863-2158 Commodity Food Programs. Fax: (906) 863-8973 Senior Services (including home Email: firstname.lastname@example.org MISSION STATEMENT: delivered meals, in-home senior services, Sally Kidd, Senior Services Providing opportunities for Medicare/Medicaid assistance, tax credit Program Director, (906) 786-7080 www.mdscaa.org seniors of all means to im- assistance). Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft prove their quality of life Volunteer opportunities through the through advocacy, education, housing, nutrition, volunteer- ism and support services Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, Foster Grandparent Program and Senior Companion Program are needed now more than ever. S enior ervices Revised Sept. 2009 Personal Care Services MENOMINEE SENIOR CENTER Personal care services are provided to individuals who wish to remain in their homes and still have some independence. Clients are usually referred SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES to the Senior Center following hospitalization for such things as setting up medication, grooming, bathing, hair care, dressing, transferring and light housekeeping. However, family referral is en- couraged. Congregate Meals Food Assistance Noon meals are served Mondays through Fridays The Community Action Agency provides two com- Homemaker Aide Services at the Center. Holidays and birthdays are cele- modity food programs — one offered monthly and brated with a lunch party. Seniors love this oppor- the other quarterly. Call the center for income Homemaker Aide Services are available to indi- tunity to get together, enjoy a delicious lunch and guidelines or to make an appointment to apply for viduals 60 years of age and older who are living socialize. Suggested donation is $3. Coupon the program. independently but are unable to care for their liv- books are available. ing environment like they used to. Homemaker Aide Services include light housekeeping and Medicare/Medicaid Assistance some meal preparation as needed. Referral can be by self, family, social services, or other agen- The Medicaid/Medicare Assistance Program cies. Individuals receiving homemaker aide ser- Home Delivered Meals (MMAP) provides accurate, objective information vices do so based on need, from once a week to and valuable assistance that will help Medicare once a month. recipients better understand benefits and how to The Home Delivered Meal Program is designed to access them. assist homebound seniors with their dietary needs. The meals are a blend of good taste and Transportation Services balanced nutrition. They are delivered to the Help With Applications, Forms homes of seniors who are not able to attend Con- The Menominee Senior Center and MDS-CAA in gregate Meal Sites. Assistance with completing various tax forms, partnership with the Department of Transporta- The Home Delivered Meal Program provides including homestead property and home heating tion, provides busing service for all individuals meals each day of the week, if necessary. Nor- tax credit, Bridge Card, etc. Provided by appoint- regardless of age. Hours of operation are from mally, hot meals are delivered Monday through ment only. 8:30–2:30 Monday through Friday. Individuals are Friday with frozen dinners available for the week- required to call their ride request in at least 24 end. Meals are delivered to the homes of eligible hours prior to their needed ride. All rides must participants by trained staff. Weatherization originate in Menominee. Suggested donation per meal is $3. Bridge Card The bus is equipped with a wheelchair lift. Any The Community Action Agency Weatherization is accepted. Be sure to ask about our coupon pro- riders in wheelchairs must also have a rider assis- Program eases the burden of home heating and gram at your senior center. tant. home energy costs for low-income residents. Call the center with questions or to make an appoint- Fares ment in order to apply for the program. $1.25 one way within Menominee $2.50 one way to Marinette.