Older Adult Services Division

Kalamazoo County Senior Millage


The Kalamazoo County Senior Millage is a local fund that provides education, safety, dignity, independence, home services, and healthy living programs for Kalamazoo County residents aged 60 and above. The fund is administered by the Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department Area Agency on Aging, Region 3A, and aims to improve the quality of living for older adults.

Senior Millage in Action


The Kalamazoo County Senior Millage was approved by voters for the December 1, 2018, levy through the 2023 levy. The Senior Millage is scheduled for renewal in 2024.

About the Millage

About the Senior Millage

The Senior Millage funds & supports services that are available and utilized by all 24 municipalities of Kalamazoo County.

The Senior Millage assisted over 8,400 Kalamazoo County older adults and their caregivers in 2022.

The Senior Millage offers 23 unique services that help older adults age in their homes – with more services in development! *

The Senior Millage contracts with 27 service providers that are dedicated to serving the aging community. 

The Senior Millage annual operating budget is ~2.9 million to support seniors and prevent long-term care (nursing home) placements.

Older adults are the fastest growing age group in Kalamazoo County, increasing by nearly 34% from 2010 – 2021.
The Senior Millage builds services to ensure an aging-ready Kalamazoo community

88% Of Older Adults want to age at home.
The Senior Millage improves the quality of life for older adults who choose to age in the comfort of their own homes

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Funded Services

Funded Services

The Senior Millage provides funding for 23 unique programs, through 27 trusted community organizations*. Services are available to Kalamazoo County residents aged 60 and over. A printable list of services can be found here:

Service Provider (Click for Website) Description
Bedbug Treatment Milestone Senior Services

(269) 382-0515

Bedbug treatments and remediation.
Hearing Aids

Deaf Inc.

(616) 732-7358

Accessible hearing aids with minimal cost. $75.00 co-pay – includes evaluation and fitting
Prescription Assistance Advanced Health Pharmacy

(269) 324-1100

Assistance in paying for prescription medications – up to $500.00.

Transportation Ecumenical Senior Center

(269) 381-7950

Transportation assistance and Senior Center activities.
Transportation Portage Zhang Senior Center

(269) 329-4555

Transportation assistance and Senior Center activities.
Medication Dispensers Advanced Health Pharmacy

(269) 324-1100

Free medication dispenser machines available for Kalamazoo Seniors.

Bariatric Wheelchair Rentals

Lending Hands of Michigan

(269) 567-4381

Rentals for Bariatric Wheelchairs and other Durable Medical Equipment.

Adult Day Care Center

WMU Adult Wellness Programs

(269) 987-7412

Adult Day Care Services.

In-Home Care Management Area Agency on Aging 3A

(269) 373-5173

Care Management with a Licensed Social Worker to assist in navigating aging resources and coordinating in-home services.
Information & Assistance Area Agency on Aging 3A

(269) 373-5173


Hotline for community resources and unbiased information related to aging needs. Staffed by Licensed Social Workers.
Nursing Home & Licensed Facility Resident Advocacy Area Agency on Aging 3A
Long Term Care Ombudsman

(866) 485-9393

Advocacy for residents residing in nursing homes, homes for the aged, and adult foster care homes.
Senior Veteran Support Kalamazoo County Veteran Service Office
(269) 373-5361
Financial assistance for veterans of the armed forces to access vision (up to $300), hearing (up to $1500), and dental (up to $5000) services not covered by benefits.
MI Medicare Assistance Program Area Agency on Aging 3A MMAP Program
(269) 373-5158
Do you have questions about Medicare? The MMAP program can help you. Certified MMAP Counselors can help you navigate through the complex healthcare maze.

* Check back soon, new services to be announced!

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Funded Services

Data & Financial Reports

Data regarding the Senior Millage is disseminated through public meetings, specifically during the Kalamazoo County Older Adult Services Advisory Committee (OASAC) meetings which take place on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. The reports provided during these meetings cover a range of information including updates on awarded providers, budget details, programmatic data, and spending data in the form of Spending Balance Reports. Detailed Data & Financial Reports can be found within the OASAC documents.

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Funded Services


Are you a provider of services for older adults? Download this document to learn more about contracting with the Area Agency on Aging, and explore opportunities to increase the quality of life for older adults in Kalamazoo County!

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Contact Us

311 E. Alcott St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Email a clinical social worker
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To make a referral to our Choices For Independence Program, please fill out the Service Request Form found here.

269-373-5173 (program line)
269-373-5227 (Fax)
269-373-5200 (HCS main line)


Monday-Friday: By Appointment Only
Call 269-373-5173 to schedule an appointment


Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services is committed to providing equitable, culturally competent care to all individuals served, regardless of race, age, sex, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. 

Links to external sites do not constitute endorsements by Kalamazoo County.