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Discover support and resources tailored for caregivers in West Michigan through the Caregiver Resource Network. This collaborative initiative brings together various organizations to enhance the well-being of both family and professional caregivers. From service listings and support groups to podcasts and informative articles, the network offers a wealth of assistance.
UP Area Agency on Aging

Explore UPAAA, an advocate and service provider for older adults in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Dedicated to supporting independent, meaningful, and dignified lives at home and in the community, UPAAA offers essential services and resources. Established as the Region XI Area Agency on Aging since 1974, UPAAA assists individuals in maintaining independence for as long as possible. For further assistance or inquiries, contact UPAAA at 906-786-4701 or 1-800-338-7227, or via email at Visit their official website for more information:

A comprehensive resource center for exploring various organizations and agencies. Easily search by topic categories, state, or keywords to find the support you need. With a focus on promoting healthy aging with a disability, the website offers a wide range of resources including service listings, support groups, podcasts, articles, and event information. Whether you're a caregiver, a professional, or someone living with a disability, this site provides valuable assistance and information for managing health and disabilities effectively.

AARP Michigan's dedicated hub for caregiving, offering valuable resources, expert advice, and support for individuals navigating the complexities of caregiving. Key features include advocacy for tax relief, a wealth of caregiver resources, events and programs, and efforts to raise awareness and enact supportive legislation. Whether you're new to caregiving or have been in this role for some time, AARP Michigan's caregiving hub is here to help throughout your journey.

Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action Agency (GOCAA), a non-profit organization committed to enhancing residents' quality of life and fostering self-sufficiency in Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties.

Key Features:

  • Mission: Improving quality of life and reducing hardship for local residents.
  • Services: Providing housing assistance and distributing commodity food boxes.
  • Congregate Dining: Offering nutritious meals and socialization opportunities for older individuals.
  • Donations: Contributions directly benefit the communities of Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties.

GOCAA serves as a vital local resource, offering support and services to individuals in need. Whether you're a senior citizen seeking meal services or someone requiring assistance, GOCAA may be able to help: 


Family Caregiver Alliance (, a vital resource for seniors and caregivers:

  • Quality Support: Offers personalized CareNav and multilingual resources.
  • Mission: Dedicated to improving caregivers' and care recipients' quality of life.
  • Topics: In-depth caregiving information and self-care strategies.
  • State-Specific Services: Find local resources by selecting your state.
  • Dementia Care Education: User-friendly programs for dementia care support

Additional digital resources:

Find valuable tips and information on how caregivers can take care of themselves while providing care, offered by the National Institute on Aging.

Access a comprehensive resource guide for caregivers in Michigan, provided by AARP, offering practical advice and support. Read the guide here

Utilize practical worksheets from the National Institute on Aging to help manage caregiving responsibilities and stay organized. Explore the worksheets at

Discover 50 engaging activities designed for kids and teens to help them connect with and support individuals living with Alzheimer's, provided by the Alzheimer's Association. Learn more at

Find extensive resources and support for caregivers and families affected by Alzheimer's disease, including education, local services, and advocacy. Visit

Access a wealth of resources and support for caregivers, including articles, tools, and advice, provided by AARP. Discover more at