The aim of this proactive healthy aging initiative is to enhance workforce capacity and expand cost-effective models that integrate programs and services in local communities to address the needs of Michigan’s growing aging population.

2014 Grantees

The Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan

Michigan Association for Local Public Health

The Michigan Fitness Foundation

The Michigan Primary Care Association

The Michigan Recreation and Park Association

2015 Community Foundation Grantees

Berrien Community Foundation

Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards

2015 Local Impact Grantees

Bridging Communities

Charlevoix Area Hospital Foundation

Evangelical Homes of Michigan

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly

St. Patrick Senior Center

The Village of Hillside and Perry Farm Village

RSVP of Ingham, Eaton & Clinton County

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (Deaf, Inc.)

2016 Grantees

  • Care Coordination for Working Caregivers (Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation)
  • Community Care – Palliative Services to Support Aging in the U.P. (Lake Superior Hospice)
  • Creating a Dental Home for Low-Income Kent County Seniors (Michigan Oral Health Coalition)
  • Home-based Transitional Telecare for Older Veterans (The Regents of the University of Michigan)
  • Improving Care to LGBT Older Adults (ACLU Fund of Michigan)
  • Integrated Care Readiness Project (Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency)
  • Knock & Check: Reduce Social Isolation and Improve Healthcare for Frail Seniors (Henry Ford Health System)
  • Positive Approach Training: Enriching the Lives of those with Dementia and Caregivers (United Methodist Retirement Communities)
  • SameAddress – New Services and Program Expansion (Area Agency on Aging 1-B)
  • SW Michigan Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) (Region 3B Area Agency on Aging)
  • The Center for Financial Safety and Health (Wayne State University)
  • Whatever It Takes: A 24/7 Triage and Treatment Service (Trinity Home Health Services)