COA staff use confidential person-centered planning to tailor care to your needs. Through connections with other community partners, the COA can help you maintain your independence longer. The COA partners with outside agencies to meet the needs of older adults in St. Joseph County.
Nutritionally balanced cold and hot meals are delivered to homebound seniors Monday through Friday. Meals on Wheels drivers check to make sure the senior is not in need of any additional assistance. Liquid meals also are available with a doctor’s prescription.
Are you a homeowner 60 years or older in need of safety repairs around the house? Call the COA Tuesday Toolmen. They are assist older adults with small repairs such as installing grab bars or hand rails in your own home.
Michigan’s Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly is a program in which a COA staff member can assist you in applying for the Bridge Card, the Medicare Savings Program, utility assistance, in-home services, and other key services to help you cover basic needs while continuing to live independently.
The COA is supported by funds from: The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Aging, Community Living and Supports; the Branch-St. Joseph Area Agency on Aging (Region IIIC); St. Joseph County Senior Millage; Older American’s Act; Older Michiganian’s Act and Donations.
Oaks Enrichment Center
306 N. Franks Ave.
Sturgis, MI 49091
Rivers Enrichment Center & Residence
1200 W. Broadway St.
Three Rivers, MI 49093