Older adults (60 and older for most services), family caregivers, and adults with disabilities.
Serves a six-county area of southeast Michigan that includes Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, and Washtenaw counties.
Information & Assistance Community Referrals: 800-852-7795
This information & referral service gives seniors and caregivers a place to turn when they have questions or need help for themselves or a loved one. It is staffed by compassionate and knowledgeable resource specialists who can help people find the services and supports they need—whether that’s a program offered directly by the AAA 1-B or a program offered by another local organization. Help with referrals for housing, transportation support groups, food resources, care programs, long-term care, and government benefits.
In-home Care Programs:
AAA 1-B manages two government-funded programs that bring care into the home to help older adults with activities of daily living.
MI Choice Medicaid Waiver
The MI Choice Medicaid Waiver program is funded by Medicaid and available to those 65 and older and younger adults with disabilities. The program is an alternative to nursing facility placement and brings a broad range of supports and services into the home. You must need nursing home level care and meet financial eligibility requirements.
Community Living Program
This program brings 4-10 hours of care into the home each week to help with activities of daily living. Available to people 60 and over. No specific financial requirements, but priority is given to those with more financial and support needs.
Meals on Wheels/Community Dining Programs:
The AAA 1-B provides funding and management for the Meals on Wheels program in our six-county region. We work with 13 providers who deliver weekday meals to homebound seniors to help provide nutritious food, social interaction, and a safety net. Available to those 60 and older who are homebound.
AAA 1-B also supports weekday lunches held in community settings such as senior centers, senior living facilities or churches. These meals provide nutritious food and give older adults a chance to socialize.
Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program: 800-803-7174
Free and unbiased help with Medicare and Medicaid from a corps of highly trained volunteer counselors. Help understanding options during open enrollment and enrolling in low-income assistance programs like the Extra Help Program and Medicare Savings Program.
Transportation Assistance: 855-697-4332
The myride2 program helps seniors and people with disabilities find transportation options and schedule rides in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties. Travel training classes to help seniors get around on public transportation.
Health and Wellness Classes for Seniors:
Health and wellness classes help seniors prevent falls and learn to manage chronic conditions like diabetes or chronic pain. Classes being scheduled continuously and being offered virtually during Covid.
Support for Family Caregivers:
Six-week Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop helps caregivers care for themselves while caring for their loved ones. One-day workshops on specific caregiver topics. The caregiver coaching program offers 1-on-1 support for caregivers through trained volunteer coaches.
In-Kind and Wish List:
NOTHING LISTED AT THIS TIME
Volunteer counselors needed for the Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP).
Requires training and a year-long commitment. For more information, call 800-803-7174.
Information & Assistance (serves as intake for most programs): 800-852-7795
Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP): 800-803-7174
Myride2 Transportation Assistance: 855-697-4332