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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
Holiday Closings
The COA will be closed Monday, November 12 in honor of Veterans Day. It also will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.
Smart Driver Safety Course Offered at our Sturgis Center
The COA will offer a refresher course developed for older drivers that includes driving safety strategies, dealing with aggressive drivers, new developments in intersections, changes in vehicle safety devices and much more. The one-day, eight-hour course is presented by AARP. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non members. If you would like to sign up, call the COA at (269) 279-8083. It will be offered on Wednesday, November 7 at the Oaks Enrichment Center (306 N. Franks Avenue) in Sturgis.
Love to Sing? Then Join the COA Caroling Club!
The COA will once again go caroling in the month of December to area nursing homes and senior apartments. If you would like to join in on the fun, please join us at our first practice. In Three Rivers we will practice on Monday, November 26 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. and in Sturgis on Wednesday, November 28 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. You don't need to have a great voice - just a passion for singing and lots of enthusiasm!
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