May 17, 2017 Older Michiganians Day – Region VII AAA advocates gathered at the state Capitol in Lansing Michigan to meet lawmakers and share the statewide platform for legislative action. Learn more at http://www.oldermichiganiansday.com/

Rep. Canfield (L) accepts a dinner plate from Region VII AAA Director Bob Brown showing what happens if the federal government cuts funding for home-delivered meals.

Region VII AAA staff present the proposed federal budget cuts plate to House Speaker Leonard.

Region VII AAA advocates gather at the State Capitol


Region VII AAA is accepting Letters of Intent from public, private for-profit and non-profit incorporated entities interested in applying for FY2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018) funds to provide services to persons age 60 and older. The counties included in Region VII AAA are Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac and Tuscola. Fy2018 RFP . Letters of Intent are due May 26, 2017 by 4 p.m.

Region VII AAA is also seeking public comment on funds marked for services to older adults as part of their Annual Implementation Planning process. Comments will be accepted until May 26. See the Draft 2018 AIP  plan here. Consider joining us at one of the following public hearings:

  • May 9 – Port Austin at the U&I Club
  • May 18 – Bay City at Region VII AAA offices
  • May 26 – Gladwin at Antler Arms

Read our FY 2016 Annual Report

MISSION STATEMENT: To advocate, plan, develop, and support a comprehensive system of quality care and services designed to achieve the optimum level of health, well-being, and independence of people as they age. Area Agencies On Aging were established as an amendment to the 1965 Older American’s Act.