Seniors in the Muskegon area can look to several local organizations for help and support. These government and private nonprofit organizations assist seniors with in-home support, financial aid and benefits-related services. Transportation and nutrition assistance is also available from these support agencies.
Tanglewood Park is a clearinghouse for senior support services in the Muskegon area and brings several nonprofit ventures together under a single unified institution. One project, AgeWell, provides seniors aged 55 and over with nutritional support through meals on wheels deliveries and nutrition education classes, a fitness program geared toward seniors' needs and travel programs to help older adults get out and travel. Another program, LifeCircles PACE offers full-spectrum health services for eligible seniors, from routine checkups to referrals for dental and vision care.
Senior Resources of West Michigan
Senior Resources of West Michigan is part of the local Area Agency on Aging. It offers benefits counseling and case management services to help local seniors apply for various benefit programs they may be eligible for. Seniors can go through the agency to find caregiver education and referrals, support groups and bereavement counseling, as well as disabled ride services and home mobility modifications.
Pioneer Resources provides social and community events that bring local seniors together on a weekly basis. Other services include help with Medicare/Medicaid signups and appeals, utility payment support and educational programs that focus on senior health and living skills.