Welcome to the Blueprint for Aging!

Welcome to our site! As an organization dedicated to helping older adults maintain their independence and quality of life in Washtenaw County, we have created this site for residents, service providers, and policy-makers interested in topics relevant to older adults.

Here you will find information and links to agencies and resources for older adults, data and current research on older adults, as well as topics of interest to older adults.

We are very pleased that you are visiting our site, and we hope that you find it useful!  


Upcoming Event

Information Session on Public Transportation Options in Rural Western Washtenaw

July 30th, 2015
The Blueprint for Aging is holding an information session on public transportation options for older adults in Rural Western Washtenaw County.

Michaelene Pawlak of Western Area Value Express (WAVE) plus Vanessa Hansle and Deb Freer of Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AATA) will be there to discuss transportation services provided by their organizations.

Please join us to learn more about the transportation options available in Western Washtenaw and how these services can serve the needs of older residents in the area.

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: Chelsea Retirement Community
Dancey House Theater Room
805 West Middle Street
Chelsea, MI 48118

To RSVP for this event, please email Marsha Davison, mdavison@csswashtenaw.org or call 734-971-9781 ext 374.

Regards from the Blueprint for Aging.

This year the Blueprint for Aging attended Older Michiganians Day (OMD) to advocate for older adults in Washtenaw County, in the hope of making every older adult in the county feel safe.

Older Michiganians Day 2015 Lansing

Older Michiganians Day 2015 Lansing

Area Agency on Aging 1B staff members Ryan & Andrea

Area Agency on Aging 1B staff members Ryan & Andrea



OMD is an annual event that takes place on the East Lawn
of the Capitol Building in Lansing in early June. This event brings together hundreds
of seniors, aging service providers and senior advocates.

This free event provides the opportunity to share a unified voice with the Legislature
expressing the concerns, challenges, and opportunities for older adults by the
experts, older adults themselves and aging service providers.

Upcoming Senior Network Resource Training Events

Sponsored by the Blueprint


Check out Senior Services!

Worried about maintaining your independence as you age in Washtenaw County?

Senior Services, a division of Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw may be able to help. For over 30 years, NSS has been helping older adults find reliable and affordable assistance with home maintenance, home injury prevention, access ramps, and transportation.

Call 734-712-7775 for information and check out our webpage at http://www.nssweb.org.

The Blueprint for Aging strives to create and maintain positive community change to increase quality of life and independence for older adults and their allies in Washtenaw County through a community collaborative process.

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