Our Mission

The Clare County Senior Services Department mission is to advocate and promote the well being of all persons age 60 and over by providing and coordinating services that address their individual needs.


Emergency Needs:


Provides funding for our Seniors when they are faced with an emergency such as utility assistance, home repairs, money for medication and clothing.



Medicaid Waiver:

Other service providers serving nursing home eligible clients contract with our organization to provide the actual service.


Current Annual Report:

Senior Service programs are funded in part through grant funding provided by Region VII Area Agency on Aging and Office of Services to the Aging.


ANNUAL REPORT 2016

We offer the following services to qualifying residents of Clare County:

IN HOME RESPITE CARE

This Service allows the primary caregiver a reprieve from his/her duties by offering companionship, supervision, and assistance to frail elderly persons.

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PERSONAL CARE

In-home assistance offers help with daily living activities for frail individuals such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, eating and general moving about.

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CASE COORDINATION / SUPPORT

Case Managers visit clients in their homes for a confidential assessment of the challenges they face with living independently. Together, the client and case Manager develop a personal care plan.

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CONGREGATE DINING & ACTIVITY CENTERS

The Clare County Senior Services Department operates five senior dining centers throughout the county. Our centers provide seniors with fun, food, friendship and an opportunity to remain connected to the greater community.

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

The Home Delivered Meal Program provides nutritionally sound meals to homebound seniors and/or their spouse who are unable to adequately prepare their own meal.

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HOMEMAKER

This service provides assistance with routine activities which maintain a clean and safe environment for the older individual. Tasks may include light housekeeping, shopping for necessities, meal preparation and laundry.

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MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION

Provides transportation to medical appointments in and out of Clare County. The transportation is provided by volunteer drivers.

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Department Staff

The Clare County Senior Services staff is a unique group of very dedicated, hard working, and talented people. Combined, they provide in-home services, hot and cold meals and individual care for our seniors. They are our front-line in providing our seniors with specialized services that otherwise may not be readily available for our clients.

We are very fortunate to have such a wonderful group of employees who are so giving and considerate of the clientele we serve.


Clare County Senior Services is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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