June 2021
Extreme heat readiness for older adults

As summer approaches, the MDHHS Aging & Adult Services Agency wants to ensure older adults are prepared for extreme heat. Please make note of available resources to help older adults this summer:

Tips to cool your home on a budget

Michigan State Police MIREADY - Extreme Heat 

Contact 211 for information on local cooling centers. 

State Advisory Council on Aging releases report on social isolation

The State Advisory Council to the Michigan Commission on Services on Aging released its report Social Isolation with a Focus on Equity

Social isolation has a major impact on the health status and well-being of older Michiganders. The Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging issued its yearly charge to the Michigan State Advisory Council on Aging to investigate the impact of social isolation on Michigan's older adults, with a special emphasis on equity.

For more information about the State Advisory Council on Aging, visit our website or contact Lauren Swanson-Aprill.  

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