Our door is always open to help with issues impacting older adults including financial, health insurance, medical equipment, assisted living and other housing, caregiver assistance, low-cost food provisions, and much more. As the communities most extensive resource for older adults, we’ll explain options to maintaining independence and accessing a variety of support. Please contact the Resource Office for more information at 616-355-5118.
MEDICARE & MEDICAID ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
This free service has trained and certified counselors who meet one-on-one with individuals to provide objective assistance in the following areas:
Understanding Medicare benefits
Comparing and enrolling in Medicare Prescription and Advantage plans
Reviewing supplemental insurance options
Applying for Medicaid and Prescription Drug assistance
CONGREGATE MEAL PROGRAM
Ottawa County residents, age 60 and older, are eligible for meal vouchers here at Evergreen Commons to enjoy a nutritious meal while socializing with others in our dining room. A grant through AgeWell Services makes it possible along with participant donations when able. For more details stop by or call our Resource Office at 616-355-5118 for details!
HEaring & hearing aid clinics
Beltone Hearing Centers and Comprehensive Ear & Hearing each provide staffing once a month for this no cost clinic on the 2nd and 4th Monday's from 1:00pm-2:30pm. Hearing screenings are administered, hearing aids are checked and cleaned (all brands), and ears are checked for wax blockage and general health. No appointments are required, and there's no charge for this service.