Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging set to hold public hearing in Wayne

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging will hold a public hearing on Friday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. to hear from residents about aging services in the state of Michigan.

The public hearing will be held at The Senior Alliance, 5454 Venoy Rd. Wayne, MI 48184. The hearing will follow the commission’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting that will begin at 9 a.m. All commission meetings are open to the public.

The Senior Alliance is one of 16 area agencies on aging in Michigan and covers service area 1-C, which serves residents in Wayne County except those who live in the cities of Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Shores, Grosse Pointe Woods, Grosse Pointe Farms and Harper Woods.

The Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging advises the governor, Michigan Legislature, and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Aging & Adult Services Agency on matters relating to policies and programs for older adults in Michigan.

The commission, a 15-member body appointed by the governor, also reviews and approves grants received by Aging & Adult Services Agency and participates in developing the state plan and budget, as required by the federal Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended.

 

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Contact: Phil Lewis, AASA
517-284-0147 or lewisp3@michigan.gov