Senior Citizen's Guide to Metro Detroit | 1 CONTENTS PUBLISHER JENNIFER ROGERS e-mail: Graphic Designer Amanda Navadauskas 333 Mingo Church Road, Finleyville, PA 15332 412-779-2198 • fax: 412-701-6231 or visit us at: Lifestyle Guide for Seniors 3 Why Consider Volunteering? 7 Cochlear Implants Gave Local Woman Hearing Again When Hearing Aids No Longer Helped 10 Take Care of Your Eyes! 11 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Home Care Agency 14 Choosing a Senior Living Community 18 Kyphoplasty: A Potential Treatment for Spinal Fractures 24 Are Adult Day Health Services Right for You? 26 Aging in Place with Home Modifications 28 Medicare and Caregivers 30 Lifelong Learning: A Health Club for the Mind, Body, and Spirit Resource Directory Health Services 33 Agencies on Aging 33 Adult Day Health Services 33 Alzheimer’s / Memory Care 33 Arthritis 33 Audiology / Hearing Care 34 Bereavement Support 34 Cancer 34 Elder Abuse 35 Eye Care 35 Home Health 35 Lung Health 36 Mental Health 36 Osteoporosis / Spinal Fractures 36 Other Helpful Organizations 37 Parkinson’s Disease 37 Veteran Services Housing Services 37 Apartments / Independent Living 37 Assisted Living / Personal Care 38 Nursing Care / Rehabilitation 38 Retirement Communities Consumer Services 39 Charitable Giving 39 Transportation 40 Volunteerism Activity Services 42 Senior Centers The Senior Citizen’s Guide to Metro Detroit is an annual publication of JR Media LLC. Every effort has been made to include correct and current information. However, the Senior Citizen’s Guide to Metro Detroit or its publisher cannot accept any responsibility for inaccuracies or omissions. Mention or editorial inclusion of any organization or business does not constitute endorsement. Mention of AARP or other retirement organizations does not imply endorsement by AARP or any other retirement organization. Cover photo purchased from © 2020 JR Media LLC