Useful Links

Publications  (.pdf format)


Adult Foster Care Brochure - DHS PUB-371

Adult Protective Services Program Pamphlet

Changes & Choices - Legal Rights of Senior Adults

Home Help Services - DHS PUB-815

Planning for Your Peace of Mind - A Guide to Medical and Legal Decisions

Services for Seniors

Social Security Payee Booklet

What You Need to Know before Filing a Petition to Appoint a Conservator

What You Need to Know before Filing a Petition to Appoint a Guardian of an Incapacitated Adult

Organizations - Local & Statewide

Organizations – National

ARC - Advocates of People with Developmental Disabilities

Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan

Elder Law of Michigan

Leelanau County Senior Services

Michigan Association for Home Care

Michigan Department of Community Health

Michigan Department of Human Services

State Bar of Michigan - Wills, Estate Planning, and Probate in Michigan

Michigan Office of Services to the Aging

Michigan Guardianship Association

Michigan Peer Review Organization - Health Care Quality Improvement

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health

Senior Brigade - Michigan Seniors Website


ABA Commission on Law and Aging

Alzheimer's Association

American Health Care Association

Citizens for Better Care

National Guardianship Association

National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR)

Social Security Administration






Services & Other Information

Call 211 - Search for services in Northern Michigan

DHS Adult Foster Care and/or Homes for the Aged facilities look-up

Elder Law Answers

Inventory Fee Calculator - Kalamazoo County

Liberty Home Equity Solutions - information on reverse mortgages

Michigan Courts Information

Michigan Department of Community Health - MI Choice Waiver Program

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Services

Probate Court Rules

Statutes - Estates & Protected Individuals Act (EPIC)

This page last updated on 7/22/2020.