The Senior Alliance

The Senior Alliance


Latest Episodes

Inside The Senior Alliance: Friendly Reassurance Call Program (Ep. 1.13)
November 03, 2021

Host Jason Maciejewski sits down with Lori Zimmerman, Manager of the Senior Alliance Information and Assistance Program, and Theresa Coleman, Senior Alliance team member, to talk about the Friendly Re

Inside The Senior Alliance: Direct Care Workers (Ep. 1.12)
September 17, 2021

In episode 12 of “Inside the Senior Alliance,” Jason Maciejewski talks to Dr. Clare Luz, a gerontologist from Michigan State University and Director of Impart Alliance, to discuss the work of direct c

Inside The Senior Alliance: Nutrition Programs (Meals-on-Wheels) During COVID (Ep. 1.11)
August 03, 2021

In this episode, Jason Maciejewski, Deputy Executive Director of The Senior Alliance, welcomes three guests. The Department Director of Senior Services of Wayne County, Lisa Whitmore Davis, Division D

Inside The Senior Alliance: The Advisory Council (Ep. 1.10)
July 07, 2021

Host Jason Maciejewski is joined in Episode 10 of “Inside the Senior Alliance” by Dr. Denise Brothers, who is Chair of the Senior Alliance’s Advisory Council and a professor at Madonna University. Dr.

Inside The Senior Alliance: Michigan Senior Advocates Council (Ep. 1.9)
June 24, 2021

In episode 9, host Jason Maciejewski is joined by Susan Rowe from the Michigan Senior Advocates Council and David LaLumia, the executive director of the Area Agencies on Aging Association, to discuss

Inside The Senior Alliance: Long-Term Care Ombudsman (Ep. 1.8)
May 13, 2021

Michelle Danou of the Michigan Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program shares with Jason about the role of an ombudsman in advocating for those in long-term care facilities, such as a nursing home. She also

Inside The Senior Alliance: Housing Coordination & Transitioning Out of Nursing Facilities (Ep 1.7)
March 22, 2021

Katherine Zurenko, housing coordinator and nursing facility transition support coordinator, talks with Jason about programs that assist adults in finding new housing or fixing issues with current hous

Inside The Senior Alliance: Information & Assistance Call Center (Ep 1.6)
February 08, 2021

Lori Zimmerman, manager of the Information & Assistance Program at The Senior Alliance, describes the program’s mission to provide information, referrals, and options to empower individuals to make in

Inside The Senior Alliance: What is Supports Coordination? (Ep. 1.5)
January 05, 2021

Sarah Driscoll, supports coordinator with the MI Choice Waiver Program, and Janet Elliot, a supports coordinator with the Senior Alliance Care Management program, discuss how they help coordinate prog

Inside The Senior Alliance: MI Choice Waiver Program (Part 2) (Ep. 1.4)
December 08, 2020

Gail Wejrowski, waiver program clinical manager, talks about how the MI Choice Waiver Program determines what services a participant receives, how service levels are re-evaluated, time limits, how the