Older Adult Services Division

Senior Expo & Outreach

Outreach Speaking Engagements, Education

The Kalamazoo County Area Agency on Aging can provide educational sessions to clinical and consumer groups. Speaking engagements can be provided on the following topics: Area Agency on Aging Programs & Community Resources, Elder Abuse Prevention and Mandated Reporting, Nursing Home Resident Rights, Healthy Living Education, Medicare and Medicaid Assistance, and Caregiver Supports.

To Schedule a speaking engagement with an Area Agency on Aging staff member, please email or call 269-373-5173.

Senior Expo

Senior Expo

The Senior Expo is an annual event held on the first Tuesday of October at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center. This event is organized by the Area Agency on Aging IIIA. This is a free event for seniors, their family members, caregivers, and professionals. Over 100 vendors of various relevance to the aging population exhibit every year make this one of the largest and most popular events of its kind in the state.

Senior Expo sponsors receive special perks for participating. Exhibitor registration is available the first of June. For more information email or call 269-373-5147.

Celebrate Elderhood

Celebrate Elderhood

Celebrate Elderhood is an initiative that brings attention to the issues of aging, challenging misconceptions and showcasing how this stage of the lifecycle enriches individuals, families and the community. The goal is to set a community standard where elders and the people and organizations that make up the network of service providers are valued, respected, and supported. With older adults being the fastest growing segment of our county and country, having a community that is good to grow up and grow old in should be important to everyone.

Celebrate Elderhood is coordinated by the Area Agency on Aging IIIA and its Older Adult Services Advisory Council, with the assistance of community volunteers. Kalamazoo County Advocates for Senior Issues, a non-profit organization, is the fiduciary.

The Centenarian Luncheon is an annual event held to honor Kalamazoo citizens 100 years old or older. For more information email or call 269-373-5147.

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