SJC Commission On Aging Celebrating 50th Anniversary
By: Mike Stiles - Thursday, September 21, 2023

(photo courtesy of the St. Joseph County Commission On Aging)

(UNDATED) – The St. Joseph County Commission On Aging is celebrating their 50th Anniversary in 2023.

Throughout the year, the COA has been sharing the story of the organization around the county. COA Marketing and Life Enrichment Manager Ruth Mancina says in her research, she discovered the organization started because of a grassroots effort. ...... {LISTEN}.

The COA has grown over the years in the services they offer for seniors. From Meals On Wheels, Medicare and Medicaid Assistance, Home repair and care and Respite care, along with events and activities for seniors, the COA is constantly working to meet the needs of the senior population.

They also have the two locations for events and activities. The Oaks Enrichment Center is located at 306 North Franks Avenue in Sturgis and the Rivers Enrichment is at 1200 West Broadway Street in Three Rivers. The Rivers Enrichment Center also offers apartments for seniors.

If you would like to find out more about what the COA has to offer, you can call their office at 269-279-8083, or go to their website. Click Here.


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