Addressing the Growing Needs of Seniors

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 […]

Homeless Awareness Week: November 12th – 20th, 2016

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 […]

2017 Walk for Warmth

The Walk for Warmth is an annual community event that raises money for heating fuel assistance for low-income households in Kent County.

Tips and Myths on Saving Gas

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 […]

Hispanic Senior Citizen Day

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.


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