celebrate elderhood

Kalamazoo Centenarians Gather for Celebration

Senior Day Services participant, Bettie Sickles, was recognized at the first annual Centenarian Luncheon in April. The luncheon is part of the Kalamazoo county initiative to celebrate elderhood.

Carter and Longjohn

Senior Day Services Staff Honored

Two long-time employees of Western Michigan University Senior Day Services, part of the Center for Disability Services, have been nominated for Excellence in Care as a Direct Care Worker and will be honored at the Kalamazoo “Celebrate Elderhood: Honoring Wisdom & Recognizing Excellence” banquet. Jerome Carter and Susan Longjohn have demonstrated commitment, excellence, best practices and innovation in serving elders in Kalamazoo County during their employment with WMU Senior Day Services.

art show

Art show a success

Artists from the Creative Abilities Art Studio, part of the Center for Disability Services at Western Michigan University created and sold over $500 worth of hand-made artwork in March at the spring art sale in the College of Health and Human Services.