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Make 2017 the Year of Giving Back!

Join us for an opportunity to start out the new year by giving back; there has never been a better time to make a difference in your own community. RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, under the Senior Corps umbrella) is recruiting adults 55+, who are interested in helping their neighbors in Genesee, Lapeer and […]

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Valley Area Agency on Aging Receives Funding For Flint Seniors Matter: A Flint Water Crisis Support

Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA) was awarded a grant from Michigan Health Endowment Fund (MHEF) to fund the Flint Seniors Matter Program through the next two years. The goal of the Flint Seniors Matter Program is to create a single resource for senior citizens who reside in Flint, Michigan, who are impacted by the […]

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Recruiting Volunteers for Valley Area Agency on Aging’s Retired & Senior Volunteer Program: Make 2017 the Year of Giving Back!

There is no better time than now to make a difference in the community you live in by volunteering your time and talents. Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA) is recruiting adults 55 and older for the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP, under the Senior Corps “umbrella”) to volunteer a couple hours a week […]

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Save The Date For Valley Area Agency On Aging’s Annual Meeting

Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA) will host its 11th Annual Meeting on March 20, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Genesys Conference and Banquet Center at 805 Health Park Boulevard in Grand Blanc, MI 48439. Meeting highlights include the presentation of awards for Aging Partner of the Year, Centenarian of the Year, […]

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VAAA is Looking for a Volunteer of the Year

Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA) is looking for a recipient to be given the Volunteer of the Year Award at the VAAA Annual Meeting on March 21, 2016. The Volunteer of the Year Award honors the recipient’s service and thanks them for their contributions to seniors and people with disabilities. Click here to view […]

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Homebound and Receiving Flint City Water?

With the current water concerns in the City of Flint, Valley Area Agency on Aging is working with Genesee County Community Action Resource Department (GCCARD) to get water filters to those who are homebound. VAAA is taking contact information for homebound residents who are receiving Flint City water and forwarding the information to GCCARD so […]

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State offering extended, weekend hours for water filter distribution at Lippincott GCCARD

LANSING, Mich. – Flint residents and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services clients with a city of Flint water bill will now be able to take advantage of extended hours this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the Genesee County Community Action Resource Department 2727 Lippincott location. Flint Extended Hours Press Release 10715

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Local AAA Offers Classes for Seniors Aimed at Avoiding Falls, Observes Sept. 23 National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

One-third of Americans over age 65 will fall each year, with falls attributing to the highest number of emergency room visits among older adults. For seniors, both falling and the fear of falling can decrease their independence and quality of life. Click here to download Press Release

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Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment is from October 15th until December 7th, 2015.  This is the time when seniors can shop around for a Medicare 2016 Prescription Plan.  The coverage for these plans will begin on January 1, 2016. Click here to download Press Release

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RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP)

A part of Senior Corps, the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is America’s largest volunteer network for people 55 and over, with more than 500,000 volunteers helping in their own communities nationwide. With RSVP, you can apply the skills and wisdom you’ve acquired throughout your life to make a positive difference in the lives […]

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