Senior Citizen Information

For further information, call the Senior Info-Line at the Area Agency on Aging, (800) 654-2810 or (616) 983-0177 ext. 735.

LOCAL HEALTH CARE

River Valley Senior Citizens Center

(269) 469-4556

Health Care Information

AdminaStar Federal (Durable Medical Equipment) Medicare

(800) 270-2313

Medicare Part B

(800) 482-4045

Medicare Fraud

(800) 447-8477

Medicare Hotline

(800) 633-4227

Medicaid Helpline

(800) 642-3195

Nursing Home Information

(800) 292-7852

Medicare Medicade Assistance Program (MMAP)

(800) 803-7171

Tax Issues

Taxpayer Assistance (State)

(800) 487-7000

Taxpayer Assistance (Federal)

(800) 829-1040

Prescription Drug Credits (tax forms)

(800) 367-6263

Service Issues

Energy Assistance

(800) 292-5650

Social Security

(800) 772-1213

Veterans Assistance

(800) 827-1000

Hospice

(800) 331-1620

Utilities (Public Services Comm.)

(800) 292-9555

Legal and Consumer Information

Legal Hotline for Seniors

(800) 347-5297

Lawyer Referral

(800) 968-0738

Auto Repair and Sales Complaints

(800) 292-4204

Michigan's Insurance Hotline

(800) 777-8005

Nursing Home Ombudsman

(800) 782-2918

Special Telephone Needs

Lucent Technologies Special Needs Center

(888) 708-0874

Ameritech (Mich. Bell) Special Needs Center

221-7474 (toll-free)

Health and Medical Information

Alzheimer's and Related Diseases

(800) 272-3900

American Cancer Society

(800) 227-2345

Cancer Information Service

(800) 422-6237

American Council for the Blind

(800) 424-8666

American Diabetes Association

(800) 232-3472

American Parkinson's Disease

(800) 223-2732

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assoc.

(800) 638-8255

Arthritis Foundation

(800) 283-7800

Guiding Eyes for the Blind Inc.

(800) 942-0149

National Association for Continence

(800) 252-3337

Hearing Aid Helpline

(800) 521-5247

Medic Alert Foundation

(800) 432-5378

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

(800) 344-4867

Poison Control

(800) 222-1222

National Stroke Association

(800) 787-6537