Valley Area Agency on Aging

Valley Area Agency on Aging Action, Advocacy and Answers for senior care and services in Genesee, Lapeer and Shiawasee Counties VAAA provides action, advocacy and answers on care for the elderly and disabled adults of Genesee, Lapeer and Shiawassee Counties, by enhancing lives, empowering choice, sustaining independence and supporting caregivers and families.

Operating as usual

In observance of Veterans Day, Valley Area Agency on Aging office will be closed. Happy Veterans Day!
11/11/2020

In observance of Veterans Day, Valley Area Agency on Aging office will be closed. Happy Veterans Day!

You are a treasure, a modern day angel, a warrior when times are tough, a soothing balm when there is pain, a shining li...
11/10/2020

You are a treasure, a modern day angel, a warrior when times are tough, a soothing balm when there is pain, a shining light when there is darkness. This month and EVERYDAY we celebrate you! Happy #CaregiversMonth!

Did you know Valley Area Agency On Aging has a Facebook group for caregivers? The group is entitled Valley Area Agency on Aging : Caregiver Corner, join us as we share words of inspiration, community resources and caregiver tips every Tuesday!

📌 Join us on Thursday, November 12 from 9am- 12:30pm! Our very own CEO, Yaushica Aubert will be speaking!
11/09/2020

📌 Join us on Thursday, November 12 from 9am- 12:30pm! Our very own CEO, Yaushica Aubert will be speaking!

Video appointments are great, but they come with their own challenges. During the pandemic, many caregivers are turning ...
11/06/2020
Caregiving and Telehealth in the World of Coronavirus | Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

Video appointments are great, but they come with their own challenges. During the pandemic, many caregivers are turning to telehealth. What is telehealth? Is this even a real doctor’s visit? Is it covered by insurance? What if my loved one doesn’t have a smart phone or a computer? @CaregiverActionNetwork has more tips for you for #CaregivingInCrisis. https://bit.ly/2IyeFm6

Practices & Tips Caregiving and Telehealth in the World of Coronavirus October 6, 2020 Michael Wong Leave a comment By John Schall, CEO, Caregiver Action Network Sophie’s dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer right as the pandemic shut down started. There were a lot of doctor’s appointments a...

Virtual Support Groups provided by the Alzheimer's Association.
11/04/2020

Virtual Support Groups provided by the Alzheimer's Association.

Valley Area Agency on Aging is seeking NEW licensed providers for the home and community-based settings in Genesee, Shia...
11/02/2020

Valley Area Agency on Aging is seeking NEW licensed providers for the home and community-based settings in Genesee, Shiawassee and Lapeer counties! Please spread the word!

November is #NationalFamilyCaregiversMonth learn how you can deal with #CaregivingInCrisis. Check out tips from Caregive...
11/02/2020

November is #NationalFamilyCaregiversMonth learn how you can deal with #CaregivingInCrisis. Check out tips from Caregiver Action Network here : https://bit.ly/2RnePOt

💜 Sign up for the virtual Dementia Super Saturday Series on November 14 provided by the Alzheimer's Association Michigan...
10/30/2020

💜 Sign up for the virtual Dementia Super Saturday Series on November 14 provided by the Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapter!

MLive.com
10/30/2020

MLive.com

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services revised it's COVID-19 order today as the state continues to see a new spike in cases.
😷 Here's a look a what's now in place for popular gathering destinations outside of the home:

Genesee County Office of Senior Services
10/28/2020

Genesee County Office of Senior Services

Valley Area Agency on Aging
10/27/2020

Valley Area Agency on Aging

Valley Area Agency on Aging
10/26/2020

Valley Area Agency on Aging

Michigan State Police
10/23/2020

Michigan State Police

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is this Saturday, October 24. Anonymously dispose of unwanted prescription drugs at any MSP post from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. . No liquids, inhalers, patches, or syringes are accepted.

For more information or for a list of MSP posts, visit Michigan.gov/mspjobs.

📌 New Genesee County Covid-19 Testing Sites!
10/22/2020

📌 New Genesee County Covid-19 Testing Sites!

10/22/2020
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Epidemic Order October 9, 2020 #covid_19
10/21/2020

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Epidemic Order October 9, 2020 #covid_19

No one ever plans to be sick or disabled. Yet, it's this kind of planning that can make all the difference in an emergen...
10/19/2020

No one ever plans to be sick or disabled. Yet, it's this kind of planning that can make all the difference in an emergency. Learn about advance directives, wills, and trusts and review the FAQs to help you get organized. https://go.usa.gov/xG6Wp

No one ever plans to be sick or disabled. Yet, it's this kind of planning that can make all the difference in an emergency. Learn about advance directives, wills, and trusts and review the FAQs to help you get organized. https://go.usa.gov/xG6Wp

10/19/2020
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with GetSetUp social platform where seniors can learn abo...
10/16/2020
GetSetUp: Live classes for older adults

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with GetSetUp social platform where seniors can learn about a variety of topics through a live, interactive peer-to-peer teaching model. The platform currently offers classes on essential life-changing skills, from professional development to technology, health, wellness and hobbies. It also offers casual social hours. Its expert guides hold graduate and master’s degrees in business, music, science, and more.

Check it out!

https://www.getsetup.io/

> GetSetup : Live classes for older adults

SHIP National Technical Assistance Center
10/16/2020

SHIP National Technical Assistance Center

Virtual check-ins can be used to communicate with your doctor and assess whether you should go to the office for an in-person visit. If you have a Medicare Advantage Plan, contact your plan to learn about its costs and coverage.
Contact your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) if you need help understanding what Medicare covers and how to access care.

U.S. Census Bureau
10/15/2020

U.S. Census Bureau

Today is your last chance to respond to the #2020Census. Don’t miss this opportunity to shape your community’s future for the next 10 years. Respond now at 2020CENSUS.GOV.

Check this out! The Flint Public Library is offering Book and Expert in person or via Zoom!
10/13/2020

Check this out! The Flint Public Library is offering Book and Expert in person or via Zoom!

📌October 23 Medication Take Back Event at Hasselbring Senior Center! #cenus2020 #medicationtakeback
10/13/2020

📌October 23 Medication Take Back Event at Hasselbring Senior Center! #cenus2020 #medicationtakeback

Sign up for a free virtual workshop on October 21 at 10:00am. Presented by Administration for Community Living and FEMA ...
10/02/2020

Sign up for a free virtual workshop on October 21 at 10:00am. Presented by Administration for Community Living and FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

#MMAP-  the Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program. This a chance to change your plans- it's worth weighing your options. ...
09/30/2020

#MMAP- the Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program. This a chance to change your plans- it's worth weighing your options. Open enrollment begins October 15th, we'll be here to help!

It's World Heart Day! ❤️People with cardiovascular disease are more vulnerable to COVID-19.Know the symptoms of heart at...
09/29/2020

It's World Heart Day! ❤️

People with cardiovascular disease are more vulnerable to COVID-19.

Know the symptoms of heart attack & stroke. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, seek medical care immediately.

It's World Heart Day!

People with cardiovascular disease are more vulnerable to COVID-19.

Know the symptoms of heart attack & stroke. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, seek medical care immediately.

📌 Check our this resource for Genesee County Home Improvement Program!
09/29/2020

📌 Check our this resource for Genesee County Home Improvement Program!

⁉️ Do you have Type 1, Type 2 or Pre-Diabetes? Or are you a caregiver? Sign up for this 6-week virtual workshop! Details...
09/28/2020

⁉️ Do you have Type 1, Type 2 or Pre-Diabetes? Or are you a caregiver? Sign up for this 6-week virtual workshop! Details on the flyer on how to sign up for the class.

Please share with friends and family!

Did you know that research shows people who volunteer are happier, healthier and live longer? You can make a difference!...
09/28/2020

Did you know that research shows people who volunteer are happier, healthier and live longer? You can make a difference! Learn more about our Retired and Senior Volunteer Program- http://ow.ly/5kOk50BxR45

Beginning Thursday, October 29th. To register, please contact Abbie Mars at marsa@valleyaaa.org by Monday, October 19 to...
09/27/2020

Beginning Thursday, October 29th. To register, please contact Abbie Mars at [email protected] by Monday, October 19 to ensure your materials get to your home in time for the class. Donations are welcome to cover the cost of the book. See more details-http://ow.ly/37UK50BxQdE

09/25/2020
AARP Michigan

When did you cast your first ballot? What motivated you? Your vote is your voice on the issues important to you this election, just as it was then. Take action and be sure you're heard this November 3rd. For more information about voting in Michigan, click the button below.
#19thAmendment #SheVotes #Election2020

When did you cast your first ballot? What motivated you? Your vote is your voice on the issues important to you this election, just as it was then. Take action and be sure you're heard this November 3rd. For more information about voting in Michigan, click the button below.
#19thAmendment #SheVotes #Election2020

Most falls can be prevented. You have the power to reduce your risk and protect your older loved ones from a serious fal...
09/25/2020
Preventing Falls: Tips for Older Adults & Caregivers Archives | NCOA

Most falls can be prevented. You have the power to reduce your risk and protect your older loved ones from a serious fall. Stay safe by following these tips! #fallpreventionawarenessweek

Learn how you can reduce your risk of falling and protect your older loved ones from a serious fall.

📌 Open enrollment for MMAP is right around the corner, to make an appointment call (800) 803-7174!
09/24/2020

📌 Open enrollment for MMAP is right around the corner, to make an appointment call (800) 803-7174!

09/22/2020

VAAA is proud to be the recipient of the The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) Innovations Award this year! Through our partnership with Tivity Health and SilverSneakers we reduced social isolation and engaged older adults in exercise and wellness classes in our community. Watch this short video to see a part of #N4A 2020 Innovations Award being presented to VAAA.

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225 E 5th St, Ste 200
Flint, MI
48502

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(810) 239-7671

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