Aging with Dignity
Plan in advance for the challenges that may come with aging, serious illness, disability, or loneliness.
Designating A Patient Advocate
MidMichigan Health has outlined a comprehensive plan for designating a patient advocate.
Aging and Adult Services Agency
MI Dept. of Health and Human Services – A guide to services for older adults and other updated information for aging seniors.
Planning for Your Peace of Mind – A Guide to Medical and Legal Decisions
A guide developed by the State Bar of Michigan for pre-planning purposes. This guide is not designed to replace legal advice, however, it starts the process.
Area Agency on Aging 1-B
Help for people caring for an aging parent or loved one in southeastern Michigan.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Provides free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis.
Elder Law of Michigan
A non-profit organization that promotes and protects the rights, health, and economic well-being of older adults and people with disabilities by providing information, advocacy, legal advice, and professional services.
Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)
Provides health care professionals with the tools, training, and technical assistance necessary to start and sustain successful palliative care programs in hospitals and other health care settings.
Michigan Home & Hospice Association
State-by-State Report Card of Access to Palliative Care
Council on Aging
Adult day services, finance resources, socialization & leisure activities, senior nutrition & meal services, education, volunteer & support groups, transportation, Medicare & Medicaid information, in-home services, information, and referrals.
St. Clair County Community Mental Health
Supporting individuals with mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders focusing on integrated health care and recovery.