Advocates For Senior Issues
Next Meeting – Friday, June 15, 2018
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park
1000 E. Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI
We had an awesome meeting, and we want to extend a Big Thank You to all of our speakers and special guests: Representative Thomas Albert, Dr. James Smithers and former Grand Rapids Chicks, Dolly Konwinski and Marilyn Jenkins.
I look forward to seeing you all at our last meeting of the program year next month on June 15th. We will welcome Mayor Rosalynn Bliss as our legislative presenter and will hear about the Opioid Epidemic from Grand Rapids Police Chief David Rahinksy and Dr. Springer from Pine Rest.
Check out this video from last week’s Older Michiganians Day in Lansing:
We will take a break for July and August and pick back up for the 2018-2019 program year on September 21st.
AFSI Sponsors- you can expect to received your renewal letters soon! Sponsorships will be due for renewal July 15th. We are so very appreciative to all of our generous sponsors who make our meetings possible.
Have a great week,
Advocacy Coordinator and Planner
Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan
3215 Eaglecrest Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Advocates for Senior Issues is a non-partisan organization, affiliated with the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan
Advocates for Senior Issues
is a non-partisan association made up of local citizens and organizations interested in the concerns and well-being of older adults, as well as issues that concern our community, our safety, and our happiness. We hope to inform our members and educate our legislators to effect local, state, and federal legislation concerning seniors.
The group meets regularly to:
Meetings include legislators who speak on current events and answer questions from the group. Experts from many professions are also invited to keep members informed on life changes, new ideas, and the best ways to get things done.
Advocates for Senior Issues members advocate for local community issues as well as state and federal issues. There are presently three active Strategy Groups that are working on Elder Abuse, Health Care, and Long Term Care issues.
Members from their 20’s to their 90’s always find something interesting at meetings. It’s a good place to connect with others of like interests!