By Sara Jackson, MiCAFE Network Specialist On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, I was fortunate to attend the Capital Area United Way 2018 Volunteer Recognition Celebration held at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center. It was a night that allowed volunteers from all over the area come together to celebrate all the marvelous work that they are doing in our community. This year, I had the honor … Continue reading Elder Law of Michigan Volunteer Recognition Celebration – Sandi Stevens
By: Michelle Jackson, MiCAFE Network Coordinator On December 6, 2017, the No Senior Without Christmas (NSWC) project from Tri-County TRIAD packaged 350 boxes for low-income, homebound senior citizens who reside in Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton Counties. The boxes were provided by Two Men and a Truck from Lansing and were packed with daily-living commodities, such as toilet paper, soap, food, candy, blankets, and pillows. Once boxes were packaged by hundreds of volunteers … Continue reading No Senior Without Christmas (NSWC) 2017
By Mary Beth Daley, Staff Accountant When I became aware that a co-worker, here at ELM, was trying to organize a team to commit to a Meals on Wheels delivery shifts I decided to jump on board. I said, “Sign me up!” I didn’t have any idea what to expect, but I welcomed the chance to be able to give back to seniors in my … Continue reading My Experience as a Meals on Wheels Volunteer Driver
Julia Miller is an undergraduate intern. She started her senior year at Michigan State University and is set to graduate in the spring of 2018. Despite starting her college career with the intention of pursuing a degree in Neuroscience and becoming a Pediatric Neurologist, Julia quickly realized that medicine, and more specifically chemistry, was not her true passion. Knowing that she wanted to spend her … Continue reading Welcome Julia!
Elder Law of Michigan is grateful to have had 13 law students volunteer their time this summer. Under the supervision of our Staff Attorneys they have learned about the law, gained experience on what it is like to work at a nonprofit, and have assisted seniors in need of legal assistance. As their internship comes to an end, each intern has written a brief reflection of their experience … Continue reading 2017 Summer Internship Reflection – Part 1
Each year, Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. works with law schools and law students across Michigan, and the country, to encourage students to intern on the Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors. This year, Elder Law of Michigan is grateful to have 13 law students volunteer their time this summer to intern under the supervision of our Staff Attorneys to learn about the law, experience what it is like … Continue reading Meet our 2017 Summer Interns – Part 3
by Char Brooks, J.D., Project Healthy Living Coach Our legal hotline provides free legal assistance to older adults on matters including medicare, medicaid, estate planning, wills and probate, debt collection, and housing issues. Elder Law of Michigan (ELM) is very appreciative of Dave Jones for volunteering his services as an attorney. Without attorneys like Dave, our hotline would not be able to operate as efficiently as we … Continue reading Featured Volunteer: David Jones