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Services for Seniors

This consumer guide provides a variety of resources to help people who have a terminal illness. Some of these resources also provide help to family members, many of whom are primary caregivers who need information and professional support. The focus is on quality of care, improved pain management, maintaining dignity and preserving rights.
Information Resource Guide to End of Life Care
Information about your right to make choices about your medical treatments. This includes the right to accept or refuse any treatment that is offered to you. It also covers your right to have someone else make choices for you if you can no longer choose for yourself.
Michigan's Dignified Death Act
Report to the Governor and other resources
Michigan Commission on End of Life Care

Additional Resources

Long Term Care

Long term care issues, including innovation projects, reports and recommendations.

End of Life

Issues involving end of life care, including hospice, advance directives, and pain management.

Community Transition Services

Services are available to beneficiaries residing in a nursing facility and are offered to assist in securing housing and in facilitating a successful discharge into the community.