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Department on Aging

Roseann George - Director
Barb Kraycsir, RDN - Nutrition Services Manager
Debbie Keyes - Program/Event Manager
Beth Eurich, LBSW - Senior Services Manager
Jessica Somerlott, LBSW - Senior Services Manager

Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue, Suite 202
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941
Voice: (989) 895-4100
Fax: (989) 895-4094
TDD/TTL: (989) 895-4049
Toll-free: 1-877-229-9960








Bay County Department on Aging 

Suite 202
515 Center Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5123

 (989) 895-4100 Phone
1-877-229-9960 Toll-Free
(989) 895-4049 TDD
(989) 895-4094 Fax


~ Important Announcements~

Department on Aging Quarterly Report January - March 2017 

 Making Sense of Memory Loss - A guide to community resources for people with memory loss in Bay County.

 The Secrets of Aging Well - Live long and prosper is something we all want to achieve especially as we age.  The Web MD article talks about ways you can fight off Father Time.The Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most comprehensive examinations of aging ever conducted have sited six bullet points to help realize the secret of aging well. continue the storySource: http://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/features/secrets-of-aging-well

Become a Department on Aging Volunteer ~ you choose the program and how often you want to give of your time and talent.  We utilize volunteers to help carry out our mission of maintaining independence, offering social opportunities and enhancing quality of life to our Bay County Seniors who need the assistance.  Our volunteer core play an enormous effort in achieving that goal.   Volunteering has surprising benefits to make it a win-win situation.  http://www.helpguide.org/articles/work-career/volunteering-and-its-surprising-benefits.htm.  For more information on  how you can become a volunteer call the main office at 895-4100.  Currently in great need of Food Commodities Distributors - once a month deliver a box of food to homebound seniors.

Osteoporsis Strength Exercise Class -taking names for the Spring Classes.   This class concentrates on the bones and muscles that deteriorate due to age, disease and lack of use.  An award winning class for ages 60 and over with or without limitations.  Our instructor is from the In Patient Rehabilitation Unit at McLaren's West Campus.  She brings an enormous amout of knowledge and humor to the class.  Classes are held twice a week on Monday and Wednesday for 6 weeks starting March 27 - May 3, 2017.
Call Department on Aging main office at 895-4100 to be put on the wait list for the Winter, 2017.

Elder Abuse:Over 50? Mistreated? Help is available. Call the Bay County Department on Aging at 989-895-4100 for information and to learn about available services. If you suspect abuse, call 1-855-444-3911 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month. Take the quiz and learn more.

Guidelines for Out of Home Placement


~ Event Information ~


 Quick Links 


funding sources
Community Based


in home caregiver training program
Home Based


special events

Education, Support & Health

Case Management

Caregiver Education

Senior Dining Centers

Home Delivered Meals


Special Events



Volunteer Opportunities

Personal Care







Other Information of Interest



Michigan Office of Services to the Aging

Region VII Area Agency on Aging 

50+ Just Like Gold at Delta College


Lakeshore Legal Aid

Mental Health Services

Do Not Call List ~ Information

Golden Horizons

BAY Alerts
  Emergency Messaging Notification System


Bay County Department on Aging Mission
Bay County Department on Aging is dedicated to providing continued opportunities for the community's older adults by maintaining independence, offering social opportunities, and enhancing their lives through quality services in a cost-effective manner.