Aging Resources

988 Suicide Crisis Lifeline

Abuse – Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

  • (855) 444-3911

Addiction Guide – for help with alcohol or drug addiction

Administration on Aging

Alzheimer’s Association

American Society on Aging

Anti-Fraud Hotline

  • (855) 444-3911

Anti-Fraud Hotline Website (National)

Disability Information & Access Line (DIAL)

Disability Network

Disability Network of Mid Michigan

  • (989) 835-4041
  • (800) 782-4160

Disaster Preparedness Guide

Driving Concerns Resources:

Drug Addiction & Narcan Resources

Eldercare Locator

Elder Justice Initiative

Elder Law of Michigan Hotline

  • (866) 400-9164

Emergency Management/911

Falls Prevention Information – National Institute on Aging

Fire Department – Otsego County

Fire Prevention Preparedness for Seniors

Food Programs:

Health and You: Seniors and Swimming

Health Department of Northwest Michigan

Health Information for Older Adults (Promoting Health for Older Adults)

Heat Assistance Program – aka NEMCSA Heat Assistance (Crisis Prevention) Program

  • (989) 358-4713 or
  • (866)-484-7077, Ext. 313 (toll free)

Kinship Care Program – Assists adults  55, raising relative children!

Legal Hotline (Provides FREE legal advice to senior citizens, over 60 years old)

  • (800) 347-LAWS (5297)

McLaren Hospital of Northern Michigan


  • (800) 642-3195

Medicaid Long Term Care -Getting Paid by Medicaid as Caregiver to a Loved One

Medicare – Information (General)

  • (800) 633-4227

Michigan Bureau of Services for Blind Persons

Michigan Health & Human Services Adults and Seniors Program

Michigan Medicare Fraud Hotline

  • (855) 643-7283

Michigan Medicare Fraud Website

Michigan Parkinson Foundation

  • (248) 433-1011 or (800) 852-9781

Michigan Statewide Independent Living Council

  • (800) 808-7452

Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital

Munson Medical Center – Traverse City

National Council on Aging

North Country Community Mental Health

Northwest Michigan Community Service Agency (NEMCSA)

Online Therapy Information from the National Council on Aging (NCOA)

Prescription Drug Coverage

  • 800-633-4273

PTSD – Understanding a Veteran with PTSD

Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

Social Security

  • (800) 642-3195 or
  • (517) 339-3876

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline – Dial 988

Veterans Resources:

Water Program Handouts 2024

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