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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 ques- tions, 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 ce is located south of the 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.
SENIOR SERVICES
Traverse City Senior Center, 922-4911; 801 E. Front St., Traverse City. gtcoa.org
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 governmen- tal center building in Suttons Bay Township. Services offered, many through a voucher program, include foot care, medical trans- portation, Freedom Alert emer- gency pendant, medical equip- ment and emergency 911 phones.
Staff members include director April Missias, assistant director Nancy Begeman,  nance coordi- nator Cathy Hartesvelt and pro- gram assistant Armanda Krantz.
ShareCare of Leelanau 256-0221
ShareCare is based upon the premise that volunteer members of each generation can provide seniors with the help they need to remain independent. A slid- ing-scale membership fee system rewards people who sign up earli- er in life. Services include access to a Registered Nurse for profes- sional care, transportation to appointments, respite care, homemade or delivered meals, non-medical durable equipment and social and educational activi- ties.
National Wear Red Day to Fight Heart Disease was observed by Leelanau County seniors and the county’s Senior Services Department during a program at the county government center. The program includ- ed blood pressure checks, heart healthy snacks, and tips from a Munson Home Health specialist for maintaining a healthy heart.
Also see Yellow Pages listings for:
• Assisted Living • Rehabilitation Services • Senior Citizens
• Nursing Homes • Retirement and Life Service Organizations
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