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Establishment and Growth of the Aging Network Part 1 – The Older American Act (OAA)

Founded in 1973, AgeWell Services of West Michigan’s mission invites adults 60 and older to redefine their age. We provide vital connections to keep one of our most vulnerable populations nourished, active, learning and living independently. In this four-part series, we’re going to take you through a journey of the key legislations, networks and agencies…

Imposter Scams: Who are they, really?

Guest post by SafeSeniors Imposter scammers lie about who they are in order to trick you into giving them money or to provide them with sensitive information. Here are some common scams, what to watch for, and what to do. Romance Scams The imposter will pretend to be interested in you romantically. They’ll use a…

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5 Reasons to Visit The Wellness Center at Tanglewood Park

AgeWell Services invites you to redefine age! We provide vital connections to keep you nourished, active, learning, and living independently. That is our mission at AgeWell Services, but it especially comes to life when you step into the Wellness Center at Tanglewood Park. We focus on serving the whole person, not just one aspect of…

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5 Steps for Helping Seniors Beat the Summer Heat

We’ve all heard it before: It’s not the heat, but the humidity. Seniors are especially vulnerable during those dog days of summer when the air feels like a coat of wet fur. Anyone can suffer from heat-related illnesses, but conditions like obesity, heart disease and even diuretic medications make cooling off even harder, especially for…