Services that are available to seniors in Midland County

Senior Services is a private, non-profit organization that has been serving the community for over 50 years and is the only organization in Midland County dedicated to providing the wide array of services needed to help you age where you want to be—in your home.

Many of our services are designed to keep you living in your own home longer while others are to offer enrichment and help you live the life you want. We also help family members learn how to best assist aging loved ones. Senior Services is the best place to start if you are looking for help, something to do or a way to make a difference.

Care Coordination: A care coordinator will work in partnership with an older adult and their family to identify needs and coordinate care. A care coordinator can assist the older adult in learning about community resources and services such as home care, housing options, home modifications, Medicare/Medicaid and more.

Meals on Wheels can help maintain or improve nutritional health by providing a well-balanced hot meal Monday-Friday. Delivery provides daily contact with a caring volunteer. Meals are for older adults who are having difficulty preparing meals and leaving their home. Available for short term and long term needs. Evening and weekend meals are also available.

Handyman services can provide minor home maintenance and repairs that improve and maintain an older adult’s safety. Handymen can assist with such things as bathroom grab bars, railings and carbon monoxide detectors.

Counseling is offered in individual and family settings. A professional counselor from Family and Children’s Services will help an individual seek solutions to concerns about lifestyle changes, decision making, grief, depression, the stresses of caregiving and other issues.

Transportation by trained volunteers is available by appointment for clients traveling to medical appointments, essential shopping, Seasons Adult Day Services, etc. Many vehicles are handicapped equipped. Fee of $3 per one way. Call 989-633-3745 to make a reservation.

Health Insurance Benefits Assistance is provided by professionally trained volunteers and staff who work to help sort through Medicare options, including Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Medigap (Supplemental Insurance).

Personal Care: Assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting, incontinence care and medication reminders.

Respite Care: A respite aide will stay with an older adult to provide care and allow the caregiver an interval of rest.

Seasons Adult Day Health Services is an activity based center for individuals living with chronic diseases, changes in memory and/or with dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease. There are significant benefits for the person who attends Seasons. The socially and mentally stimulating environment helps to maintain, or even improve, cognitive and physical function through participation in the therapeutic activity programs. Activities incorporate cognitive and sensory stimulation, memory training, creative arts/music, physical exercise, educational programs, occupational and life skills.

Health monitoring and nursing services help to maintain optimal physical and cognitive health. Seasons also provides medication administration, transportation, spa and shower service, assistance with mobility and toileting, foot care, hot lunch and refreshments, and caregiver respite, education and support. 

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