Elder Law of Michigan Volunteer Recognition Celebration – Sandi Stevens

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

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My Experience as a Meals on Wheels Volunteer Driver

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

Mary Beth Daley

Staff Spotlight – Mary Beth Daley

by Darling Garcia, J.D., Director of Operations This month’s employee spotlight is on Mary Beth Daley. Mary Beth is part of the Operations Team and provides assistance in grant accounting and compliance. She has been a member of the Elder Law of Michigan team since 2014. Mary Beth is diligent and dedicated to ensure compliance and adherence to grant requirements. She has exceptional work ethics with … Continue reading Staff Spotlight – Mary Beth Daley

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ELM: Reflections from a Social Work Perspective 

by Teresa Elliott, Intern The social work profession was built on a foundation of six core values. These values serve as the guidepost for a social worker’s actions and as a filter through which we see the world. Our core values provide motivation to enact change and create and embrace solutions. Throughout the nine months of my internship at Elder Law of Michigan (ELM), I saw time … Continue reading ELM: Reflections from a Social Work Perspective 

Abigail Chacon

My Time at Elder Law of Michigan

by Abigail Chacon, Bilingual Team Member Elder Law of Michigan’s mission is to advocate for, educate and assist our seniors by providing effective solutions that improve quality of life involving economic security, legal solutions and much needed peace of mind. Elder Law of Michigan (ELM) achieves that every day, when you wander our halls you hear conversations about benefits that seniors may qualify for, explanations of the law affecting them, and … Continue reading My Time at Elder Law of Michigan

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Administrative Professionals’ Day

by Rachael Savoie, Office Manager Administrative Professionals’ Day is celebrated yearly on the Wednesday of the last full week in April. This special day recognizes the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionist, and other administrative support professionals. Most employers will give thanks to these employees by taking them out to lunch, cards, flowers, or gift cards. A little history on Administrative Professionals’ Day. During World War II, … Continue reading Administrative Professionals’ Day

Gay Nell Jenkins

Staff Spotlight – Gay Nell Jenkins

by Natalie Pearce, Director of Economic Security Gay Nell Jenkins joined Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. (ELM), first as a contractor in April 2015. She then became a part-time employee of ELM in October 2015. Gay Nell is responsible for enrolling homebound clients in the metro Detroit area for the MiCAFE Network. Prior to joining ELM, Gay Nell worked as a supervisor in Head Start … Continue reading Staff Spotlight – Gay Nell Jenkins