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

#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! โค๏ธPeople with cardiovascular disease are more vulnerable to COVID-19.Know the symptoms of heart at...
09/29/2020

It's World Heart Day! โค๏ธ

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.

๐Ÿ“Œ Check our this resource for Genesee County Home Improvement Program!
09/29/2020

๐Ÿ“Œ Check our this resource for Genesee County Home Improvement Program!

โ‰๏ธ 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

โ‰๏ธ 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.

๐Ÿ“Œ Open enrollment for MMAP is right around the corner, to make an appointment call (800) 803-7174!
09/24/2020

๐Ÿ“Œ 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.

#allthingssenior

Beginning Thursday, October 29th. To register, please contact Abbie Mars at marsa@valleyaaa.org by Monday, October 19 to...
09/22/2020

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/jWEj50Bx87d

#WorldAlzheimersDay See 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's- http://ow.ly/yWRv50BwImx. Please contact us any time if you nee...
09/21/2020

#WorldAlzheimersDay

See 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's- http://ow.ly/yWRv50BwImx. Please contact us any time if you need additional resources to care for yourself or loved one with Alzheimer's.

Valley Area Agency on Aging is proud to be the recipient of The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) Inn...
09/21/2020

Valley Area Agency on Aging is proud to be the recipient of The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) Innovations Award! Please see our press release!

Please share in our excitement and join us at the AIA Awards Virtual Ceremony, taking place on Tuesday, September 22 from 10:00am - 10:30am ET. Here is the link:
http://www.n4aconference.org/aia-awards

Participants in the KISS program can call the KISS office or receive a telephone call every Monday through Friday betwee...
09/18/2020

Participants in the KISS program can call the KISS office or receive a telephone call every Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to make sure that the participant is alright. Learn more- http://ow.ly/tLJ550Bqi0R

๐Ÿ“Œ Check out Healthier Black Elders Center Fall 2020 Lunch and Learn Schedule!
09/17/2020

๐Ÿ“Œ Check out Healthier Black Elders Center Fall 2020 Lunch and Learn Schedule!

World Health Organization (WHO)
09/15/2020

World Health Organization (WHO)

There are several ways to reduce your risk of COVID-19 โฌ‡๏ธ

Please be sure to stay up to date regarding #COVID-19. See our resources, current scams, and more- http://ow.ly/fl7b50Bq...
09/15/2020

Please be sure to stay up to date regarding #COVID-19. See our resources, current scams, and more- http://ow.ly/fl7b50Bqhb6

#allthingssenior #seniorcare #caregiving #caregiver

09/15/2020
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

COVID-19 can't keep us down. VAAA is still offering services for seniors and classes for seniors and caregivers, such as our newly posted virtual class, Diabetes PATH- https://valleyareaaging.org/portfolio/path-for-diabetes/

Resources to keep seniors safe during the COVID-19 pandemic- https://valleyareaaging.org/covid19-resources/.

Contact us if help is needed for anything senior- https://valleyareaaging.org/contact-us/

One day, weโ€™ll realize that all we didโ€ฆ we did for each other. Until then, spread hope. Not COVID. Learn more at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus.

๐Ÿ“Œ This Thursday, September 17 at 8 pm ET. Click on this post for more details on how to sign up to watch this movie! ๐ŸŽฅ ๐Ÿฟ
09/15/2020

๐Ÿ“Œ This Thursday, September 17 at 8 pm ET. Click on this post for more details on how to sign up to watch this movie! ๐ŸŽฅ ๐Ÿฟ

AARP Movie Night is here again! Join us on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. ET for a viewing of "The Artistโ€™s Wife," starring Lena Olin and Bruce Dern. Register now: http://spr.ly/6189Gt0dl

09/11/2020
AARP Michigan

Make your voice heard, Vote! Join us and many other female community leaders in the She Votes campaign sponsored by AARP Michigan!

We have the right and responsibility to make our voice heard. Our vote is our voice - make sure you're heard this November.
For more information about voting in Michigan, use the link below.
#19thAmendment #SheVotes #Election2020

Remembering those lost in such a  terrible tragedy.  ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
09/11/2020

Remembering those lost in such a terrible tragedy. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Tuesday, September 15 at Community Enrichment Center provided by Communities First, Inc.! #Census2020 #tacotuesday
09/10/2020

Tuesday, September 15 at Community Enrichment Center provided by Communities First, Inc.!

#Census2020 #tacotuesday

๐Ÿ“Œ Check out these free virtual classes that the Healthier Black Elders Center is providing in the coming months! For mor...
09/10/2020

๐Ÿ“Œ Check out these free virtual classes that the Healthier Black Elders Center is providing in the coming months! For more information please review the flyer.

We're hosting a second three-part workshop, Practical Approaches to Dementia, via Zoom. This class will be starting Thur...
09/10/2020

We're hosting a second three-part workshop, Practical Approaches to Dementia, via Zoom. This class will be starting Thursday, September 17 at 3:00pm. Learn more here- http://ow.ly/rwzj50Ble8d

#dementia #losinglovedonestwice #caregiving #caregiver #allthingssenior

๐Ÿ“Œ The Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center is excited to announce a new support group for individuals with mild cognitive...
09/09/2020

๐Ÿ“Œ The Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center is excited to announce a new support group for individuals with mild cognitive impairment or early-stage dementia. This group meets monthly on the third Tuesday of the month from 3:00pm- 4:00pm; newcomers are welcome anytime! Registration is required for each session to recieve the virtual log-in information. Please see flyer for more information and please share with family and friends!

Monday, September 14 at Shiawassee Council on Aging - Owosso Senior Center!
09/09/2020

Monday, September 14 at Shiawassee Council on Aging - Owosso Senior Center!

Your #2020Census response is completely confidential, and cannot be used against you, but it can help shape our communit...
09/09/2020

Your #2020Census response is completely confidential, and cannot be used against you, but it can help shape our communityโ€™s future, including funding for our schools, roads, and more. #Becounted at http://ow.ly/fHwr50Blfqj It's only 10 questions!

Heartland Home Health & Hospice will be providing, at no charge, on-going grief support for anyone who has experienced t...
09/09/2020

Heartland Home Health & Hospice will be providing, at no charge, on-going grief support for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. Their purpose is to provide education about normal grief reactions, as well as a safe environment where feelings are validated and accepted. Please see link below for more information on how to sign up. Space is limited.

Heartland Hospice provides, at no charge, on-going grief support for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. Their purpose is to provide education about normal grief reactions,
as well as a safe environment where feelings are validated and accepted. Please refer to the link for more information:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ddUKR0AGIWBWBjQL2JIq9hkygGS8ebXE/view?usp=sharing

Our first group will be meeting on Tuesday, September 29th at 2:00 p.m. With a limit of 7 participants, we ask that you call in advance if you would like to attend, (810-659-4735).

This Saturday noon- 4pm Hasselbring Senior Center! #census2020 #BackToSchool2020
09/09/2020

This Saturday noon- 4pm Hasselbring Senior Center! #census2020 #BackToSchool2020

WE ARE HERE! Drive Up to Mask Up! 11am -2pm
09/08/2020

WE ARE HERE! Drive Up to Mask Up! 11am -2pm

Happening now! Masks for seniors available. Two masks per senior, first come first serve.
09/08/2020

Happening now! Masks for seniors available. Two masks per senior, first come first serve.

๐Ÿ—ฃ Remember our Drive Up to Mask Up event is coming up on Tuesday, September 8! Be one of the lucky ones to receive a mystery bag with extra goodies in it!

We are closed in observance of Labor Day. Enjoy your day! #laborday #laborday2020
09/07/2020

We are closed in observance of Labor Day. Enjoy your day!

#laborday #laborday2020

We're hosting a second three-part workshop, Practical Approaches to Dementia,  via Zoom. This class will be starting Thu...
09/04/2020

We're hosting a second three-part workshop, Practical Approaches to Dementia, via Zoom. This class will be starting Thursday, September 17 at 3:00pm. Learn more here- http://ow.ly/UMNq50Bf7OI

Weโ€™re in the last month to complete your census! 10 minutes for 10 years of data! U.S. Census Bureau #Census2020
09/04/2020

Weโ€™re in the last month to complete your census! 10 minutes for 10 years of data! U.S. Census Bureau #Census2020

09/03/2020
AARP Michigan

AARP Michigan

You're invited! Join us for Sisters and Friends: Conversations that Count on Thursday, September 17 @ 11:30 am. A panel of distinguished guests will join us for this "Conversation that Counts". Be sure to mark your calendar and register for this important event.

Address

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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