Community members are invited to attend “Super Saturday” on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10:00-3:30 pm at TBAISD Career-Tech Center in Traverse City. The event theme is “Aiming for Financial Security,” and will feature guest speaker, Angie Cranney, of Archer Full Throttle, Small Business IDA Success. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in [...]
Participants of community meetings from across Northern Michigan have reviewed data and selected the top community health priorities for the “tip of the mitt” region. Now, Action Teams are being organized and all are invited to participate in planning meetings to reduce obesity and chronic disease like heart disease, cancer and stroke; improve access to health care, including mental [...]
Disability Network will be hosting a Parent Network meeting on April 24 from 6:30-8pm. Gail Goldsmith, Case Manager at Northern Lakes Community Mental Health, will present “Community Mental Health Services & Program Update.” For more information, contact Lisa Woodcox or 231.922.0903. Please click to RSVP.
Click for more information about this campaign.
Tax return fraud is becoming a bigger and bigger problem every year. Most people panic when they find out they are a victim, and for a good reason. Many times people discover they are a victim when they receive a bill from the IRS for a few thousand dollars, or cannot understand what they are [...]
Leader Dogs for the Blind is using technology to help clients navigate their communities in combination with a cane or guide dog. The Rochester Hills-based organization, which operates on an $11 million budget, began exploring handheld audible GPS technology for its clients in 2005, working with Quebec-based HumanWare Group Inc. to pilot a device called the Trekker. But [...]
Dallas, Texas – Community for Permanent Supported Housing (CPSH) announces an animated short film called “Where Will I Live Without You”. The film depicts a young man with intellectual and developmental disabilities who experiences finds a home with support services and realizes there are many people like him who need this type of housing. “Where Will I [...]
Heating, cooking, entertaining, and decorating are all a part of the holiday season in Northern Michigan. Unfortunately, these long-standing traditions may increase your chances of fire. Please join the Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department, Disability Network, and Grand Traverse Industries/Lis’n Program on Wednesday, November 28 from 5:30pm-7:00pm at Station 11 (off of Veteran’s Drive) Learn simple [...]
WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of people with chronic conditions and disabilities may find it easier to qualify for Medicarecoverage of potentially costly home health care, skilled nursing home stays and outpatient therapy under policy changes planned by the Obama administration. In a proposed settlement of a nationwide class-action lawsuit, the administration has agreed to scrap [...]
LANSING – The Michigan Tobacco Quit Line is now offering free nicotine replacement products for people who want to quit smoking or chewing tobacco. Michigan residents who want to take advantage of this offer can call the Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669), which is available from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m., seven days a week. [...]