The Senior Center staff provide assistance to Seniors with a wide variety of services, including:
Medicare D (Prescriptions) & Medicare Advantage Plans
October 15th-December 7th is open enrollment EVERY year. Changes take effect January 1. Every year beneficiaries have the opportunity to make changes. MMAP (Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program) for Seniors 60+ can call to make an appointment. Beneficiaries who are under the age of 60, can call 269-983-0177 and ask to speak with a MMAP counselor. We apologize for any inconvenience, unfortunately we are trying to keep up with high volume of "baby boomers" currently. If you are 60+ and new to Medicare, please specify that when making an appt.
Commodities sign up Must meet eligibility requirements. Refer to our newsletter for commodity information.
Monthly Podiatry sign up Jane Sherwin, RN is available to help clip your toenails! Call the center to make an appointment. She must have a note from your MD giving her permission first before she can assist you. Forms are available at Receptionist desk.
Michigan Property Tax and Home Heating Credits (See Tax Preparation below)
Here are a few helpful reminders:
For Your Convenience
1. Use our FAX. We don't charge for faxing to local or toll-free numbers; there is a small charge for long distance
2. Have documents notarized. (Call for an appointment)
3. Have copies made for 10 cents per page.
4. Use our computer lab for internet access, emails, and projects.
Veterans' Service Officer
Berrien County Veteran's Service Officer can explain benefits available to veterans and answer questions on how to obtain assistance. Someone will be here the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 9:00-11:00a.m. You can also call their office at 269-983-7111 for assistance.
The Center has a limited amount of medical equipment--walkers, crutches, wheelchairs, commodes, etc. for "Short-term" loan to Seniors. Stop in between during business hours 8:00-4:00 to pick up and sign out a loan item.
Greater Niles Senior Center, Inc