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Independence, Dignity and Quality
Of Life ... At Each Stage Of Aging

Serving seniors since 1973
The St. Joseph County Commission on Aging is responsible for providing services to senior citizens to enhance seniors’ quality of life, at each stage of aging.

Recent COA News
Great Information, Prizes and Food at the Senior Resources Fair
The Commission on Aging is hosting a Senior Resources Fair on Wednesday, May 23 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sturgis Enrichment Center, 306 N. Franks Avenue. Organizations that support seniors will be on hand to share what they have to offer. The event is free and lunch is available. Thanks to our main sponsor, Senior Reach, a collaborative program offered by Community Mental Health, Area Agency on Aging III-C and the COA. Also thanks to Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers for donating a great prize that we will raffle off that day - a brand new lift chair from US Medical Supplies. No need to register in advance - just stop by and learn about all that is available to help the seniors of St. Joseph County. For more information, contact the COA at (269) 279-8083.
May is National Pet Month
May is the time we celebrate all the benefits that pets bring to our lives. We're going to celebrate by having a Pet Parade and Picnic for COA members and their pets. In Sturgis we're going to have our parade on Tuesday, May 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Enrichment Center in the front parking lot. After the parade we will have a picnic lunch at the Center. In Three Rivers we will start the parade at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30 at Memory Isle Park. After the parade we will serve a picnic lunch under the pavilion. Reservations are required for lunch by calling (269) 279-8083.
The COA is Hiring!
The Commission on Aging is looking for a full-time cook, a part-time Home Care aide, and a part-time Site Supervisor. If you are interested in working for the Commission on Aging, please visit the county website
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