The Elder Law of Michigan’s Lansing Office is closed today, Friday, February 9, 2018, due to inclement weather. Continue reading PSA: Inclement Weather-Related Closings
By Jennifer Blanck, MiCAFE Network Coordinator Jayne Howard Feldman started Be An Angel Day back in 1993 as a way to encourage people to do random acts of kindness. Although it is nice to have an official day to raise awareness, it really should be a part of our daily lives that we never need reminding. It is much easier than we think, and more impactful than … Continue reading Be An Angel Day 2017
By Jennifer Blanck, MiCAFE Network Coordinator Today is Valentine’s Day. Most people think of Valentine’s Day as a romantic holiday reserved primarily for couples. Really it is a time dedicated to showing our love to those around us who we love and care about; our family, friends, classmates, or even coworkers. Our aging loved ones should not be forgotten during this time. Many may now be alone … Continue reading Valentine’s Day and Seniors
By Nicholas Goodman, MiCAFE Network Specialist For many, holidays in December bring joy and excitement. For those living on a fixed income, the social expectations for providing meals at family gatherings can be stressful and overwhelming. Here are some resources to make this time of year less anxiety-inducing: Feeding America has a network of food banks in the southern lower peninsula. You can search by … Continue reading Putting Food on the Table for the Holidays
by Karen Flores, Hotline Attorney The last Monday in May is designated as Memorial Day, a federal holiday creating a three-day weekend which signifies the unofficial beginning of summer, a day off work and school, and most likely a huge sale at Art Van. More importantly, Memorial Day was established as a day to honor those who died while serving in the armed forces. Memorial Day … Continue reading Don’t Forget To Celebrate Memorial Day!
by Rachael Savoie, Office Manager For many seniors, this annual day of love can be just another day. Here are a few suggestions on how you may brighten Valentine’s Day for that special senior in your life. Have flowers delivered, or deliver them yourself if you live nearby; If your loved one has old letters from the love of their life, dust them off and … Continue reading Sunday is Valentine’s Day