Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs)
are experts on all aspects of aging. They were created by a federal law in 1974 to help older Americans and their caregivers live quality lives with independence and dignity. There are 16 AAAs in Michigan and over 600 in the United States. For information about the Area Agency on Aging serving your area, click above on Area Agencies on Aging.
This website is sponsored by the Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan. Founded in 1975, the AAA Association is the public policy, training and advocacy office for Michigan's AAAs. This site offers information on conferences for professionals, educational and advocacy events at the State Capitol, publications for seniors and professionals on public policy issues, general information about AAAs in Michigan, and more.
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New AAAAM Director Takes the Helm with the Retirement of Mary Ablan
Using Medicaid dollars to expand long-term care choices.
Published on Dec 10, 2014
Most Medicaid funds for long-term care go to nursing homes, but waiver programs give low-income seniors and younger adults with disabilities alternative options to get care in more home-like settings. The NewsHour's Cat Wise reports on a program in Michigan called MI Choice, which aims to empower participants and their families to make decisions about the services they want.