In Kent County, ASCET Community Action Agency (CAA) provides a variety of services to assist individuals over the age of 60, including Latin American Services Senior Meals. These meals are designed to provide a healthy meal and social interaction for seniors who may face a language barrier and isolation. CAA has been serving daily meals […]
November 12th – 20th marks Homeless Awareness Week. In this year’s proclamation, Governor Rick Snyder designated this as a week to “bring attention to the needs of individuals and families who are homeless and to recognize the efforts being made to address these needs.” In 2015, Michigan saw a six percent decrease in homelessness and a […]
The Walk for Warmth is an annual community event that raises money for heating fuel assistance for low-income households in Kent County.
By Sid Kirchheimer, AARP Bulletin, updated March 2011 The best way to cut fuel costs, of course, is to drive a car that gets good mileage. That said, the easiest way to cut gas costs for any car is to maintain a highway speed of 55 mph. For each 10 mph over that, aerodynamic drag […]
The 34th annual Hispanic Senior Citizen Day celebration was held on Friday, May 16, 2014! To see photos from the event, visit our Facebook page.