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Allegan County Senior Services
3255 122nd Ave.,
Ste. 200
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: (269) 673-3333
Toll-free:
1-877-673-5333
Fax: (269) 673-0569

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The following are services that are provided or coordinated by the Department of Senior Services. The process is initiated with the submission of a Referral Form.
 
Periodically, there is a Wait List for some of these services; this will be indicated below.

 

 

 Services Provided

 
Status
  
  
Description
Provider
  
Wait List
  

​Daytime care of any part of a day but less than 24-hour care for functionally and/or cognitively impaired elderly persons provided through a structured program of social and rehabilitative and/or maintenance services in a supportive group setting other than the client's home.

Hours

Monday-Friday from 7am - 6pm

Generations Adult Day Care
Wait List
  

​The provision of nutritious meals to homebound older persons.

Community Action of Allegan County (CAAC)
Wait List
  

​In home supports services may consist of any combination of the following tasks and duties based on the needs and wishes of the client and their caregiver:

Homemaking

Performance of routine household tasks necessary to maintain an adequate living environment for older individuals with functional limitations such as:
  • Laundry
  • Ironing
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping and errands
  • Light housekeeping

Personal Care

Personal Care includes assistance with activities of daily living such as:
  • Eating
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Personal hygiene
  • Toileting
  • Transferring

In Home Respite

Respite care includes companionship, supervision and assistance to mentally or physically disabled, and frail elderly persons in the absence of their primary caregiver.
 
In home supports services may also include supervising the care of the client by reminding, prompting, cuing, and frequently directing the activities of daily living.
 
Provider
 
Alliance Home Health Care Services (primary provider) covers the entire county, and Evergreen Commons covers the west side of the county.
 
Alliance Home Health Care Services; Care Services of Evergreen
Wait List
  

​Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) for the most frail seniors with no informal support system in place (family, friends, etc).  Clients must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Client must be oriented and in possession of faculties to absorb training in the equipment, and be able to operate the button appropriately.
  • Clients must be without informal supports (family, friends, etc.) to check on them on an on-going basis
  • Client must be frail and at risk for falls and other emergent situations.
  • A redetermination of eligibility and ability to use equipment must be completed and verified semi-annually, and may be completed concurrently with a monthly equipment check.
Connect America Medical Alert
  

​Seniors who are no longer driving can access this service for medical and legal appointments, grocery shopping and errands.  Depending on the mobility level of the senior, service can be provided on a wheelchair friendly bus or with a volunteer driver.  Rides are prioritized using the following criteria:

  • Medical appointments
  • Nutritional appointments
  • Legal appointments
  • Shopping and errands
Door-to-door service is provided by volunteer drivers. Please call 1 week in advance.
 
Provider
 
Volunteer Transportation is provided through both Community Action of Allegan County (CAAC) and Allegan County Senior Services.  Bus transportation is provided through Allegan County Transportation.
 
Allegan County Senior Services; Community Action of Allegan County (CAAC)
  

​The Outreach and Assistance program is offered as a direct service of the Allegan County Department of Senior Services. The Outreach and Assistance Coordinator is available Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm to assist seniors and their caregivers with:

  • Coordinating services available throughout the county
  • Assistance with completing paperwork for government assistance, insurance, etc.
  • Medicare Part D (cost savings) counseling
Are you homebound? No problem, WE WILL COME TO YOU!!!
Allegan County Senior Services Outreach and Assistance