by Sandra Wisnewski, Director of the Mid-America Pension Rights Project The Mid-America Pension Rights Project assists clients with pension and 401(k) issues. There are no age or income restrictions, and there is never a charge for our services. The Pension Project works to find answers and solutions to your pension-related problems. Like those of Mr. W. Mr. W worked at a company for over twenty … Continue reading A Working Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems.
by Char Brooks, Project Healthy Living Coach and Attorney I knew it was time to honor Kim Hill as Employee of the Month, but interviewing her for this article was frustrating. Why? Because Kim is a woman of few words; she is honest and humble. However, as the second longest employee here, Kim is a treasure trove of all things ELM. We honor her as Employee … Continue reading Employee of the Month: Kim Hill
by Lyndsy Gamet, Economic Security Support Team Member Although October is Breast Cancer awareness month, it is important to take preventative steps every month! Did you know that there has been an estimated 235,030 new cases of Breast Cancer so far this year? According to http://www.cancer.gov, a majority of those cases have been found in Woman over the age of 60. The statistics can be scary, … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness
by Audra Ellis, Tri-County Community Partner Liaison, MiCAFE This summer I attended an event for the United Way Campaign. This campaign was to encourage State Employees to donate to one of the United Way certified non-profit organizations, of which Elder Law of Michigan is one. During these types of events, I tend to walk around to other booths to see what other programs and resources … Continue reading ELM’s Adventure with Habitat for Humanity
by Ron Tatro, Vice President, Administration and Center for Elder Rights Advocacy In 2010, a group of dedicated Calhoun County community leaders and citizens came together to look at what they could do to better protect some of their most vulnerable citizens, the elderly. Working in conjunction with the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging and Elder Law of Michigan, a grant was submitted and … Continue reading Good Things Happen When a Community Comes Together
by Audra Ellis, MiCAFE Outreach Specialist I have the pleasure of working with a number of organizations in the tri-county area through my work with the MiCAFE (Michigan’s Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly) program. These organizations include senior centers, senior housing complexes, faith-based organizations, and community centers. They all actively help seniors apply for food assistance and other public benefits in partnership with our MiCAFE program. I … Continue reading Why I love working with MiCAFE Community Partners!