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Resources for Seniors

Tailored to the unique needs of our aging community.

At Copper Shores, we recognize the importance of living a fulfilling life at home, and it is our utmost priority to support senior well-being and independence. This resource hub serves as a centralized platform offering a wealth of information, assistance and services designed to enhance the quality of life for our cherished seniors in Michigan’s Copper Country.

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Resources

Assistance for Seniors

988 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24/7 talk, text, or chat available. For specialized services, press 2 for veteran support or 3 for LGBTQ+ support.

Connect UP - Rides to Wellness

Focused on community care and prevention.

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Michigan 2-1-1 is an easy way to find help of all kinds, right in your community.

Assistance for Seniors 60 and Over

Offers resouces from the U.S.D.A Food and Nutrition Service

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program:Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program:

Key Facts for Older Adults

Senior Project Fresh

The Senior Project Fresh program is aimed at helping older adults eat healthier as they age.

Mom's Meals

Home delivered meal service for seniors living outside our already established meal delivery routes.

MiSOAP

Michigan’s Support for Older Adults Portal is intended to be a resource to help those who are helping Michigan’s seniors. It is designed to be a ...

AARP Foundation - Senior Community Service Employment Program

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is the nation's oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find work. ...

Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan

The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter is the premier source of information and support for Michigan residents living with dementia and their ...

Alzheimer's Association Helpline

The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and ...

Department of Justice - National Elder Fraud Hotline

If you or someone you know has been a victim of elder fraud, help is standing by at the National Elder Fraud Hotline.

National Institute on Aging

NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.

Administration for Community Living

The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities ...

Letters Against Isolation

Through handwritten messages of love, hope, and joy, our volunteer community brings seniors connection and improves their mental and physical health.

Superior Alliance for Independent Living

SAIL has been serving individuals with disabilities and their families across all Upper Peninsula communities since 1998. Our staff provides ...

Friendship Line

This is both a “warm line” and a crisis intervention center for routine – even daily – phone calls that provide emotional support and friendly ...

BHK Community Action

The agency strives to bring new and necessary programs within reach of those in need and advocates for those who have been too long neglected. Toward ...

Medical equipment loan closet at Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly

Accept and loan out common aids such as wheelchairs, walkers, and commodes.

Scooter Doctor

Sales, rentals, and service of medical scooters, wheelchairs, and other home medical equipment.

Great Lakes Talking Books

Free braille, audiobooks, and magazines by download or by mail.

Update senior resources

If you see something in this resource guide that isn’t right or are aware of a resource that is tailored to meet the needs and capable of meeting the demand of seniors in the Copper Country, please contact marketing@coppershores.org to have it added, updated or removed.

Support Meals on Wheels

Copper Shores aims to provide home-bound residents with fresh, healthy, delicious and local food. Each meal we provide costs about $10. Please consider doing your part to make sure home-bound residents in our community are able to take advantage of this program, regardless of their ability to pay.