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We empower people with needs, to live with dignity in the community they choose, by providing available services.

We empower people with needs, to live with dignity in the community they choose, by providing available services.

Location:

United States

Description:

We empower people with needs, to live with dignity in the community they choose, by providing available services.

Language:

English

Contact:

2312866600


Episodes

Inside The Senior Alliance: Advocacy Overview (Ep. 1.15)

1/19/2022
At The Senior Alliance, advocacy is an important part of the work that we do. In episode 15 of Inside the Senior Alliance, Jason Maciejewski sits down with Emma Olson, the Advocacy and Planning Specialist at the Senior Alliance, to ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: Advocacy Overview (Ep. 1.15) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:09:38

Inside The Senior Alliance: State Representative Laurie Pohutsky (Ep. 1.14)

12/10/2021
In episode 14 of Inside the Senior Alliance, Jason Maciejewski talks with State Representative Laurie Pohutsky about what she and her colleagues in Lansing are doing to ensure protections, resources, and services are available to aging adults. Listen in as ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: State Representative Laurie Pohutsky (Ep. 1.14) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:12:20

Inside The Senior Alliance: Friendly Reassurance Call Program (Ep. 1.13)

11/3/2021
Host Jason Maciejewski sits down with Lori Zimmerman, Manager of the Senior Alliance Information and Assistance Program, and Theresa Coleman, Senior Alliance team member, to talk about the Friendly Reassurance Program and why it matters. Listen in to learn more ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: Friendly Reassurance Call Program (Ep. 1.13) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:12:27

Inside The Senior Alliance: Direct Care Workers (Ep. 1.12)

9/17/2021
In episode 12 of “Inside the Senior Alliance,” Jason Maciejewski talks to Dr. Clare Luz, a gerontologist from Michigan State University and Director of Impart Alliance, to discuss the work of direct care workers and what is needed to help ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: Direct Care Workers (Ep. 1.12) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:14:02

Inside The Senior Alliance: Nutrition Programs (Meals-on-Wheels) During COVID (Ep. 1.11)

8/3/2021
In this episode, Jason Maciejewski, Deputy Executive Director of The Senior Alliance, welcomes three guests. The Department Director of Senior Services of Wayne County, Lisa Whitmore Davis, Division Director Joan Siavrakas, and Department Manager Maesha Hadden. They talk about the food services programs for senior citizens of Wayne County, including Meals ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: Nutrition Programs (Meals-on-Wheels) During COVID (Ep. 1.11) appeared first on The...

Duration:00:17:14

Inside The Senior Alliance: The Advisory Council (Ep. 1.10)

7/7/2021
Host Jason Maciejewski is joined in Episode 10 of “Inside the Senior Alliance” by Dr. Denise Brothers, who is Chair of the Senior Alliance’s Advisory Council and a professor at Madonna University. Dr. Brothers explains the role of the Advisory ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: The Advisory Council (Ep. 1.10) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:06:20

Inside The Senior Alliance: Michigan Senior Advocates Council (Ep. 1.9)

6/24/2021
In episode 9, host Jason Maciejewski is joined by Susan Rowe from the Michigan Senior Advocates Council and David LaLumia, the executive director of the Area Agencies on Aging Association, to discuss advocacy, just what is the Michigan Senior Advocates ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: Michigan Senior Advocates Council (Ep. 1.9) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:18:12

Inside The Senior Alliance: Long-Term Care Ombudsman (Ep. 1.8)

5/13/2021
Michelle Danou of the Michigan Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program shares with Jason about the role of an ombudsman in advocating for those in long-term care facilities, such as a nursing home. She also details the work of an ombudsman when ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: Long-Term Care Ombudsman (Ep. 1.8) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:12:55

Inside The Senior Alliance: Housing Coordination & Transitioning Out of Nursing Facilities (Ep 1.7)

3/22/2021
Katherine Zurenko, housing coordinator and nursing facility transition support coordinator, talks with Jason about programs that assist adults in finding new housing or fixing issues with current housing. She also helps adults who are moving out of a nursing facility, ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: Housing Coordination & Transitioning Out of Nursing Facilities (Ep 1.7) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:11:49

Inside The Senior Alliance: Information & Assistance Call Center (Ep 1.6)

2/8/2021
Lori Zimmerman, manager of the Information & Assistance Program at The Senior Alliance, describes the program’s mission to provide information, referrals, and options to empower individuals to make informed decisions. Information & Assistance specialists field 40-80+ calls per day, or ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: Information & Assistance Call Center (Ep 1.6) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:13:06

Inside The Senior Alliance: What is Supports Coordination? (Ep. 1.5)

1/5/2021
Sarah Driscoll, supports coordinator with the MI Choice Waiver Program, and Janet Elliot, a supports coordinator with the Senior Alliance Care Management program, discuss how they help coordinate programs and services to make sure participants receive what they need to ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: What is Supports Coordination? (Ep. 1.5) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:12:14

Inside The Senior Alliance: MI Choice Waiver Program (Part 2) (Ep. 1.4)

12/8/2020
Gail Wejrowski, waiver program clinical manager, talks about how the MI Choice Waiver Program determines what services a participant receives, how service levels are re-evaluated, time limits, how the Senior Alliance contracts with and monitors caregivers, and what happens when ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: MI Choice Waiver Program (Part 2) (Ep. 1.4) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:07:21

Inside The Senior Alliance: MI Choice Waiver Program (Part 1) (Ep. 1.3)

12/8/2020
Gail Wejrowski, waiver program clinical manager, talks about the MI Choice Medicaid Waiver program, which provides services that help eligible adults remain in a home or residential setting. The program provides personalized support and services in the home rather than ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: MI Choice Waiver Program (Part 1) (Ep. 1.3) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:10:02

Inside The Senior Alliance: Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (Ep 1.2)

11/5/2020
Jason is joined by Kari West, Senior Alliance manager of the Medicare and Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP). Kari describes the program as a free service that educates, counsels, and empowers Michigan’s older adults, individuals living with disabilities, and those who ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (Ep 1.2) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:05:57

Inside The Senior Alliance: What is The Senior Alliance? (Ep 1.1)

11/5/2020
The Senior Alliance acts as a connection point to resources, services, and programs in the community for older adults and their caregivers. We also oversee a network of service providers, in addition to providing programs and services ourselves. Jason Maciejewski, ...Read More The post Inside The Senior Alliance: What is The Senior Alliance? (Ep 1.1) appeared first on The Senior Alliance.

Duration:00:11:53