A Toolkit for
Washtenaw County Meals on Wheels & Senior Café
The Washtenaw County Meals on Wheels & Senior Café toolkit is an open resource for all senior-serving agencies, local seniors, and community members at the Washtenaw County, MI. Here, we display information, offer supports, and welcome discussions that could improve senior lives at our County.
The Washtenaw County Meals on Wheels & Meals on Wheels & Senior Café Program is coordinated by the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED). OCED is committed to stepping out of traditional government roles to drive long-term system changes that increase equity and opportunity.
Please feel free to contact Marti Lachapell, the Washtenaw County Meals on Wheels & Senior Café Program Specialist, if you have any questions. Thank you!
Our Local Sites
Find information about local Washtenaw County Meals on Wheels & Senior Café sites here. Contact the sites directly for services, donation, or becoming a volunteer.
Volunteer Anthem | Meals on Wheels
Check out this video to see how Meals on Wheels has impacted both the volunteers and clients, and contact local MOW sites at Washtenaw County to be a volunteer!
CSSW Senior Resources Directory
Every year, Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County (CSSW) put together this directory, which contains 25 categories of numbers for senior-serving services. Find the category of your need, call the number, and you will receive assistance accordingly.
NIA Health Information
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is a leading Federal agency that conducts scientific efforts to raise awareness for the nature and ways of healthy aging. This website provides various health information, and find free publication here.
The Area Agencies on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) a leader and funder in aging services in southeast Michigan, including the Washtenaw County Meals on Wheels & Senior Café Program. Check out who they are and what services they provide here.
Senior Medication Management
This is a bi-county guide for senior medication management. Given the prevalence of substance abuse across all ages, it is important to understand medications and preventions for substance abuse. We recommend you to use this tool alongside with the medication form in the Emergency Kit checklist below.
Preparing for Emergency Kits & Checklist
It is highly recommended that seniors prepare a "To-go" and "Stay-at-home" emergency kits in response to emergency situations or unexpected disasters. In addition, it is important to place an emergency checklist in each of the kits. Please see below for a "To-go" kit guide, a "Stay-at-home" kit guide, and Senior Emergency Kit checklist.