Services

Purpose


Our services are structured to help seniors remain living in their own home.

Fees


Fees are based on a client's income and vary by program.  See the individual service you are interested in, to find out what fees are charged for that service.



Eligibility Requirements


To enroll in our Community Living Programs you must:
  • Be 60 years of age or older
  • Be a resident of Grand Traverse County
  • Demonstrate a need for assistance

Enrollment Steps


  1. Please complete the New Client Application (PDF File), either by;
    • Printing it and filling it out.
    • OR, downloading the pdf, filling it out, and saving it to your computer
  2. Send it to us, either by;
    • MAIL to us at:  Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging, 520 W Front Street, Suite B, Traverse City, MI 49684
    • OR, EMAIL to us at:  gtcoa@grandtraverse.org
    • OR, fill out the attached form and upload your completed application.

Assessment


Once we have an opening in our programs, you will be scheduled with the Supervisor for an in-home assessment.  At that time you will provide us with copies of:
  • Proof of residency (official ID or a copy of a utility bill addressed to you).
  • Proof of income (income tax return) for all members of your household. 

Important


Please Note:
There may be a waiting list on any of our services.

  1. Foot Care

    Foot Care

    In-Home Foot Care for home-bound clients

  2. Home Chore

    Home Chore

    Lawn Mowing, Snow Removal, Outside Window Cleaning

  3. Home Health Care

    Home Health Care

    Personal Care by State Certified Nurse Aides

  4. Homemaker Aide

    Homemaker Aide

    Light housecleaning

  5. Loan Closet

    Loan Closet

    Equipment rental

  1. Medication Management Units (MedMinder)

    Medication Management Units (MedMinder)

    Medication reminder units.

  2. Personal Emergency Response

    Personal Emergency Response

    In home emergency contact units

  3. Respite

    Respite

    Short-term caregiver relief

  4. Transportation

    Transportation

    Transportation Coupons & BATA passes.