Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Darling Garcia

By Kim Hill, Economic Security Client Services Before working at Elder Law of Michigan, the most interesting job she had was working for a local veterinarian office in California. At that office, she learned to drive on the clinic’s beloved “yellow bird” car, which was a 1977 Toyota Celica GT Liftback with standard transmission. The top ten books she recommends anyone to read are (in no particular order): Don Quixote, by … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Darling Garcia

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Sara Jackson

By Dawn Kepler, Project Coordinator Sara Jackson is a Network Specialist for Michigan’s Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly (MiCAFE) program. She has been a member of the Elder Law of Michigan team since September 2016. Some of Sara’s favorite projects include growing the MiCAFE Network into new areas of the state and sustaining our partnerships with new and innovative approaches.   Taking a tour through Sara’s office … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Sara Jackson

Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Dawn Kepler

By Sara Jackson, MiCAFE Network Specialist  Dawn Kepler is a Project Administrator at Elder Law of Michigan and has been a member of the team since March 2014. Before she started working for Elder Law of Michigan, a coworker at a previous job told her to contact the attorneys at Elder Law of Michigan because they might be able to help her and her husband when they had an identity … Continue reading Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Dawn Kepler

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

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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