Senior Advocates Membership
Next Meeting : Friday, June 21, 2019
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 E. Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI
9:00 am – Strategy Group
10:00 am – General Meeting
Call to Order and Announcements: Tom Appel, President
Health Care Strategy Group Report – Mike Franz
Senator Peter MacGregor (R – 28)
Senate Majority Floor Leader Peter MacGregor is in his second term representing the 28th Senate District, in Kent County.is chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services.to joining the Senate, MacGregor served two terms in the state House of Representatives. He also previously served as Cannon Township Planning Commissioner, Township Trustee, and Township Supervisor, and is a former small business owner.
Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan A Review of Resources
An overview of the services and programs available through the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (AAAWM).
Presented by AAAWM Staff
Barb Nelson-Jandernoa, Healthy Aging Contract Administrator
Cassie Shrock, Contract Administrator
Bob Callery, MMAP Regional Coordinator
Stephanie Hecksel, Outreach Specialist
Next Meeting: September 20. 2019
2019 Membership Meetings
3rd Friday of the month
10:00 A.M. Meeting call to order
June 21, 2019
September 20, 2019
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!