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Service Providers
The following list includes senior- related groups that serve as resources to Leelanau County’s older residents:
Alzheimer’s Association,
Northwest Michigan Chapter 929-3804, support group meets  rst Thursday of each month at MediLodge in Suttons Bay, 2 p.m. www.alz.org/gmc.
Area Agency on Aging
947-8920 or www.aaanm.org.
Parkinson’s Network North
947-1946, 947-7389 or www.gtaparkinsonsgroup.org, meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at the TC Senior Center, 10 a.m. or  rst Tuesday at Munson Comm. Health Center at 6 p.m.
Grand Traverse Bay Area Stroke Club
935-6380, meets the second Wednesday of each month from 2:30-4:30 at The Presbyterian Church, 701 Westminster Rd., Traverse City.
Munson Hospice Bereavement Support Group — is now holding a support group the second Monday of each month in Conference Room 1, at the Leelanau County Government Center at 11:30 a.m. For questions, contact Lisa Humphrey. 1-800-252-2065.
Social Security
1-866-739-4802
TTY 231-946-6053
1329 S. Division St., Traverse City, MI 49684.Of ceislocatedsouthofthe corner of 14th and Division streets, on the east side of the road. Open Mon. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Tues. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wed. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Thurs. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Fri. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. closed.
Traverse City Senior Center — 922- 4911; 801 E. Front St., Traverse City. gtcoa.org
SENIOR SERVICES
Dennis Bushey and Linda Linguar at the manicure and hand massage sta- tion at the Senior Expo held in July, which drew more than 600 visitors.
Also see Yellow Pages listings for:
• Assisted Living • Rehabilitation Services • Senior Citizens
• Nursing Homes • Retirement and Life Service Organizations
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Leelanau County
Department of Senior Services 256-8121
A department within Leelanau County government, Senior Services is funded mostly through a dedicated millage approved by voters. It’s based in the Leelanau County governmental center building in Suttons Bay Township. Services offered, many through a voucher program, include foot care, medical transportation, Freedom Alert emergency pendant, medical equipment and emergency 911 phones.
Staff members include director April Missias, assistant director Nancy
Begeman,  nance coordinator Cathy Hartesvelt and program assistant Armanda Krantz.
ShareCare of Leelanau
256-0221
ShareCare is based upon the premise that volunteer members of each generationcanprovideseniorswiththe help they need to remain independent. A sliding-scale membership fee system rewards people who sign up earlier in life. Services include access to a Registered Nurse for professional care, transportation to appointments, respite care, homemade or delivered meals, non-medical durable equipment and social and educational activities.
Care Opportunities
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