Grant Township, Cheboygan County, Michigan
Programs, Services and Activities
for Senior Citizens in Cheboygan County
The Cheboygan County Council on Aging is a private
non-profit 501C-3 corporation founded in 1974, that provides
wide varieties of programs, services, and activities such as
case coordination and support, information and referrals, crafts,
exercise classes, foot care, blood pressure screening, eye and
hearing testing, nutritional food monitoring, cholesterol testing,
flu shots and health screening. Legal assistance is available
through a toll-free number. The CCC-A is also a clearinghouse
for all senior services in Cheboygan County.

Other uses for the Senior Center buildings are to provide a
place where citizens with disabilities can congregate for parties,
various nutritional and health seminars, and for the Cheboygan
County commodities distribution programs.
The Cheboygan County Council on Aging
Programs, Services and Activities
Congregate Meals
More than 50,000 nutritionally balanced meals are provided each year to senior citizens in Cheboygan county through our two senior
citizen centers located in Cheboygan and Wolverine. Each center provides an opportunity for seniors to socialize and participate in
various programs, activities and services while enjoying a delicious meal. Meals are offered five days per week for a suggested

Home Delivered Meals
Each year, more than 40,000 hot nutritional, froze and liquid meals are delivered to the homebound seniors unable to prepare their
own meals. As the meals are delivered each day, it allows us a way of checking on the frail and elderly to make sure they are safe.

Homemaking Services
Homemaker services are provided to seniors unable to perform household tasks such as light housekeeping, meal preparation and

Respite Services
Respite services are provided to relieve a caregiver for two or three hours during the day to give the caregiver a chance to provide
for themselves.

Personal Care Services
An aide will help a client with personal grooming such as hair washing, bathing, dressing, simple meal preparation, changing bed
linens and laundry.

Companion Service
A senior companion volunteer will visit, play cards or games, make telephone calls, write lettrs, start a mal, and take a client shopping
or to the senior center for various activities.

What is MMAP? the Michigan Medicare/Medical Assistance Program is a program for Medicare beneficiaries and their families when
they need help understanding Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, enrollment and coverage, medical bills, Medicare supplemental and
long term care insurance. MMAP counselors provide information about benefits and help people solve problems with health benefit
programs and related insurance products.

A monthly newsletter is provided through the Senior Living section of the Cheboygan Daily Tribune. Consisting of a variety of
informative articles such as health issues and schedules, legal information, nutritional issues, recipes, puzzles, schedule of events at
each senior center, and the planned monthly menus for each center.

Bus Transportation
bus transportation is available for seniors and disabled individuals to and from the senior center for a suggested donation. Also trips
for shopping and medical appointments in Cheboygan are provided each week. Escorts are available.

Loan Closet
The loan closet is available to seniors for medical equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc. This helps to avoid having to
purchase these items when needed only for a short period of time.

Sand Castles
An adult daycare service located within the Cheboygan Center. Income-based fee structure offers a friendly, safe setting which
provides a variety of health, social and support services. Pick-up and drop-off services are available.

Internet Cafe
Available at all senior centers for both clients and caregivers. Come use the computers and have a cup of coffee on us.
Various programs and services are supported, in part, by funds provided by Northeast Michigan Community Service Area Agency on
Aging (NEMCSA), but the opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the Region 9 Area Agency
on Aging, or the U.S. Government. Other financial support is provided through local millage, private donations and MDOT.
    Locations and Phone Numbers

1531 Sand Rd., Cheboygan, MI 49721
Toll Free: 1-866-545-6301
Fax: 231-627-4087
Admin Fax: 231-627-4048
Sand Castles
1531 Sand Rd., Cheboygan, MI 49721
Toll Free: 1-866-545-6301

6554 Wolverine Rd., Box 226, Wolverine, MI 49799
Fax: 231-525-9218
Cheboygan Center
Wolverine Center
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