LAWRENCE, MICHIGAN
LAWRENCE, MICHIGAN

Lawrence Township                     Senior Services

Our Seniors (60+) in the Village and Township of Lawrence or own property in Lawrence are serviced with many free activities during each year.  Our citizens have elected to receive 0.25Mil in tax revenues so they can receive these services completely free.

 

Twice monthly luncheons, at the Lawrence Township Hall (411 N Paw Paw Street) on the second and forth Mondays with social time at 11am,  lunch at 11:30am   followed usually by Bingo until 1:30pm.

 

Below is a link for our Proposed 2022 Events Schedule

Lawrence Senior Services 2022 Full Calendar of Events
When looking at this calendar know you can sign up a month ahead of the bus trips by attending our twice monthly lunches (2nd and 4th Mondays) or calling the Clerk's Office @ 269-674-4255 ext. 102. All our events and activities are free to Lawrence Village and Township Residents over 60. Non-residents can participate if they pay cost/person for any event. (lunches are $9) Our residents do get first option on our trips but we have apx. 54 seats to fill so if room we are happy to include others.
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Mondays 10:00am - 11:00am

Stretch & Strengthen classes will include varity of therapeutic revitalizing movements and breathing techniques drawn from Yoga, QiGong, Tai Chi and other somatic practices. Classes are limited to 15 participants. Registration is appreciated (at Township Hall) but not required.  Held in the Township Hall Community Room. Classes are geared toward class members abilities. Most done sitting in a chair or holding onto a chair.

(Free for our 60+ age community members

Others may make a donation for attending)

 

Tuesdays: 5:00 to 6:00pm 

except the fourth Tuesdays

Class is for those that can do Yoga

Energizing: This class includes the benefits of the basic movements (above) and will be more challenging with complex and/or strenuous movements, possibly including weights, sometimes holding in positions to increase endurance and physical capacity, and sometimes done in a continuous flow. Some regular prior physical practice is highly recommended. 

 

Bring a Mat if you have one otherwise, we will have some available.

Meijer Gardens Trip May 2022 

 

We had a lovely cloudy day but the rain stopped in Grand Rapids for us. The bus driver was wonderful. We had time to look around and then a narrated tram ride of the gardens/statues.  Then we had our boxed lunches from April at Tea Pot in a private inside room. Then we Enjoyed the indoor and outdoor gardens on our own.  We saw some of the butterflies especially in the afternoon.  Everyone enjoyed the trip and the driver even drove us through down town Holland to see all the tulips!

If you want to know more about Services for Seniors offered to Van Buren County Residents the following is a great place to start.

Region IV Area Agency on Aging (4)

2900 Lakeview Ave.

St. Joseph, MI 49085

(269) 983-0177 (800) 442-2803 

areaagencyonaging.org 

Info-Line for Aging & Disability
(800) 654-2810

When you call the Info-Line for Aging and Disability you’re well on your way to accessing resources, services, and programs available to older adults and adults with disabilities in southwest Michigan. Our professional, highly trained Information & Access Specialists can help you determine what services are available to obtain the support you need to continue to live safely in your own home; we serve Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren counties.

You can obtain free, and confidential information on:

  • In-Home Care
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • Financial assistance, and
  • Nearly everything of importance to older adults and their families
  • Information & Access Specialists also answer questions about eligibility requirements for many Medicaid programs, including the MI Choice Home and Community Based Waiver and more.

Good Information

Are you caring for an elderly relative that lives alone?

Are you stressed out because you are trying to juggle family and work and caring for an elderly person?

Could you use a little extra help in making sure your elderly relative is safe and healthy?

We can Help.

Bloomingdale Senior Services LLC is an approved Home Help Agency of MDHHS.  We are approved to provide services to all of VanBuren county.

NO COST

For Medicaid recipients who need hands-on care and want to live independently. The Home Help program is designed to support individuals who wish to live independently in their home rather than live in an adult foster care home, home for the aged, or nursing facility. 

Currently we are accepting new referrals.

We have teams of local residents living and working in the following communities:

    Bloomingdale, 

    Grand Junction, 

    South Haven, 

    Hartford, 

    Lawrence and 

    Paw Paw. 

For more information on how to access these services Call Bloomingdale Senior Services LLC at 269 512 6163 for a free consultation.

Lawrence Senior Services Committee

Kim Thompson, Chairman

Judy Janssen, Twp. Board Representative

Fern Conklin

Sal Campagna

Denise Champagna

Mary Webster

Linda Reed

Susie McGowan

Get in Touch

Need to locate contact information? Find the right person to talk to in the offices of LAWRENCE now. 

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP
411 N PAW PAW ST
PO Box 445
LAWRENCE, MI 49064

Office Phone:    269 674-4255

Fax:                 269 674-4502

Treasurer:        269 674-3840

 

Important Notice!

If you will be burning brush or a large burn pile, don't forget to call the Township offices and get a burn permit from the Fire Department by calling 269-674-8833!

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