We would love to hear your thoughts or feedback on how we can improve your experience! Click here to provide inputHave you heard? We are partnering with BATA to provide a bus exclusively for Commission on Aging clients, (Grand Traverse County residents aged 60 years and older), with door to door service.
COAST (Commission on Aging Senior Transit)
Our 90 day pilot becomes operational on November 13, 2017, and during the pilot period, rides will be free. During this pilot period, the bus will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. You can start contacting BATA 11/8/17 to schedule a ride.
So, "How do I do this", you ask:
- Become a Commission on Aging client by contacting us at: 520 W. Front Street, Suite B., Traverse City, MI. Or, call us at 231-922-4688.
- Provide us with proof that you are a resident of Grand Traverse County and aged 60 years or older.
- Call BATA to schedule your ride at 231-941-2324.
We Are Hiring!
The Commission on Aging is looking for a Social Worker and Universal Aides. The Social Worker must be State Certified, and the Universal Aides must be Certified Nursing Associates (CNAs).
The Commission on Aging offers weekday service from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, holidays and weekends off, health and dental insurance, a retirement plan, and vacation/personal days.
We are looking for a few good people who enjoy working with seniors. Do you know anyone with a CNA Certification?
Applications are on-line through the County's website at: http://mi-grandtraversecounty.civicplus.com/1574/Job-Postings
Welcome our new Director
We would like to welcome Cynthia Kienlen, our new Director at the Commission on Aging.
Cynthia started October 18th, and is busy working to get up to speed with all things COA. All of us here at the Commission on Aging would like to wish her the best of luck.