Programs

New Services Recently Added!

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Congregate Meals

Congregate Meals

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Dining Out Program

Dining Out Program

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Foot Care Clinic

Foot Care Clinic

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Guardian Medical Monitoring

Guardian Medical Monitoring

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Home Delivered Meals

Home Delivered Meals

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Homemaker Program

Homemaker Program

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Information & Assistance

Information & Assistance

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Lawn Chores

Lawn Chores

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Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance

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Medicaid & Medicare Assistance

Medicaid & Medicare Assistance

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Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver

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Senior Companion Program

Senior Companion Program

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Senior Oral Health Program

Senior Oral Health Program

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Senior Project Fresh

Senior Project Fresh

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Senior Transportation

Senior Transportation

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Snow Removal

Snow Removal

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The services listed provide a summary of the programs that we have in place at this time. We are always considering new programs to enable us to better serve all of our seniors in Benzie County.

We have recently added a number of services that are listed below.

  • Home Health Care: Assistance with personal care, meal preparation, light housekeeping, exercise, errands and companionship, based upon an assessment and care plan developed by a registered nurse.
  • Senior Centers: The Gathering Place in Honor operates Monday – Friday and the Community Building in Thompsonville operates on the first Friday of each month. These sites connect older adults to vital community services, which support a healthy, independent lifestyle. These services include: health, fitness and wellness programs, and social and recreational activities.
  • Respite: Much needed time off with peace of mind for family caregivers.
  • Medication Management: Help with medication management by a registered nurse.
  • Senior Essential Needs Fund: Assisting those in desperate need of shelter repairs, utilities, food and medical needs.
  • Equipment Loan Closet: Free loans of gently used medical equipment.
  • Hearing Clinic: Free hearing tests and free hearing aid checks and servicing is offered monthly at Benzie Senior Resources.
  • Blood Pressure Clinic: Blood pressure clinics are offered twice monthly at the Gathering Place.
  • Estate Planning: A free monthly opportunity for seniors to speak with an experienced estate planning attorney to review, update and/or create an estate plan.
  • Tax Preparation: Free tax return preparation by volunteer preparers throughout the tax season.