• 2020 Kent County Services Directory

    We have recently released our 2020 Kent County Services Directory--you can find it here.

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  • What do art/activities have to do with aging?

    Community members will share their research and suggestions as it pertains to older adults and the importance of hobbies. Ideas of hobbies that older adults and their caregivers can start together will also be discussed.

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  • Dementia Caregiver Support

    Caring for a person with dementia is not easy and the demands of the role are constantly changing. Dementia experts will help us understand the reasons for some difficult dementia behaviors and teach us communication techniques to address them.

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How to use this website:

We realize, whether caregiving is new to you or you've been at it for years, help along your journey is important. This site has been created to include resources in our nine county region (Allegan, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo and Osceola).  Based on the topic you ask for help with, a variety of resources will be provided to you including: service listings, support groups, podcasts, articles covering various caregiver issues, classes and events.  If you do not find what you are looking for, trying using some different key words, and/or send an email to crninfo@aaawm.org

Upcoming Events

Hobbies: Why Are They Important to Older Adults & Their Caregivers

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dementia Caregiver Support

Thursday, March 26, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm