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Welcome to the Senior Resource Connect blog. You can visit the blog each Wednesday at 9am for the latest information about aging, caregiving, COVID, and local resources.

COVID-19 Resource Guide

This information was originally published in March 2020, and was most recently updated in August 2022. Information is rapidly changing. Please call to confirm hours and availability before visiting a resource. Covid-19 cases in Washtenaw County … Continue Reading

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Finding Senior Discounts

There’s been an interesting Wall Street Journal article circling about how younger adults are joining AARP in order to take advantage of discounts. As we go into the holiday season, everyone is looking for ways … Continue Reading

Thanksgiving post

Happy Thanksgiving from Senior Resource Connect!

Jeannette Matthews

Spotlight: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program (GRG)

Do you or someone you know take care of a grandchild or younger relative? It’s more common than you might think. Today on the blog we’ll be speaking with Jeannette Matthews, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program … Continue Reading

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Finding help for loved ones

Last week we looked at signs that your elderly loved one may need extra help. This week we’ll continue the conversation and look at what resources are available and how to respond to your loved … Continue Reading

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What to look for when home for the holidays

The holidays can mean a lot of different things to different people. Although holidays can be a fun time to connect with family, they can also be a rude awakening if an older loved one … Continue Reading

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Older Adults and Poverty

Between the effects of Covid and the constant fear of a recession, many people are finding themselves living under the poverty line. Data from the most recent U.S. Census reported that the number of older … Continue Reading