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Geriatric Program

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 12 PM and 12:30 PM - 4 PM

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Program Overview

The Huron County Health Department's Geriatric program has been established to assist with the needs of all Huron County seniors.

Services Available

The Geriatric program provides assistance with:   

  • Making referrals for clients who need community resources.

  • Providing education and blood pressure checks at meal sites and other community venues on geriatric issues.

  • Collaborating with area physicians and hospital personnel to assure client needs are met.

  • Coupons available for fresh fruits and vegetables to be used at local farmer's markets. These are typically available in May of each year.

Eligibility and Cost

Free to all Huron County seniors.

Senior Book Club

Events & Online Classes

Local Upcoming Events

Senior Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Time: 12:00pm

Location: American Legion Hall

47 Trescott St

Harbor Beach, MI 48441

Join us for a FREE catered lunch while listening to a presentation on Recognizing Depression in Seniors and What to do. 

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More coupons have been ordered! Please add yourself to the waiting list for a chance to receive coupons this year. 

  • Huron County Resident

  • You MUST be 60 or older by 7/15/24 

  • Limited Income

Senior Project Fresh

Waiting List

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Tai Chi for Arthritis

& Falls Prevention

Registration is now full. If still interested, please join the waitlist and you will be notified if a spot opens up. 

Sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays 

Time: 10-11am

Located: Huron County Expo Center

Online Classes

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Online classes provided by

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Contagious Chronicles

Updates on COVID-19, RSV & more

Looking for more informative videos on infectious diseases? Check out the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' YouTube Channel.

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Local Resources

Senior Dining Centers

Well balanced and nutritious meals are provided in a group setting along with activities.

Huron County Locations:

Bad Axe Senior Dining Center

150 Nugent Rd.

Bad Axe, MI 

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

10:30am-1:30pm

989-551-6325

Caseville Senior Dining Center

American Legion

4995 Caseville Rd.

Caseville, MI

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

10:30am-1:30pm

989-856-4330

Harbor Beach Senior Dining Center

Harbor House

606 Schock Rd.

Harbor Beach, MI 

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

10:30am-1:30pm

989-479-3319

Port Austin Senior Dining Center

U & I Club

8255 N. Van Dyke Rd.

Port Austin, MI

Tuesdays

10:30am-1:30pm

989-553-1268

USDA Supplemental

Food Program

Distributed bi-monthly, the USDA Supplemental Food Program works to improve the health of income eligible persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods. 

Huron County Location:

170 W Soper Rd.

Bad Axe, MI 48413

HDC: Home Delivered Meals (HMD)

Delivery of nutritious meals to homebound individuals 60+ who are unable to prepare their own meals or attend an HDC Senior Dining Center.  Temporary delivery may be provided after a surgery or an accident as well. 

Check out the Home Delivered Meal Menu 

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Meals on Wheels

Meals are delivered within a four-mile radius of the Pigeon area by volunteers. Customers who live outside the designated area can have a family member or friend pick up their meals. To meet the needs of its customers, the program is very flexible and allows for multiple delivery options.

Everyone is welcome to participate. There are no eligibility requirements for the Meals on Wheels Program. Customers are charged $4 per meal. Charges are billed on a monthly basis. To sign up for Meals on Wheels or for more information, please call 989.453.4480.

Senior Transportation

Provides transportation for persons age 60 and over, in Huron, Sanilac, and Tuscola Counties. Transportation to and from community facilities such as doctor appointments, the pharmacy, or the hospital, to receive services.

Call 1(800) 843-6384

Michigan Medicare Assistance Program

Michigan Medicare Assistance Program (MMAP) is Michigan's free, unbiased resource to help you navigate Medicare and Medicaid.

If you've got questions, the Michigan Medicare Assistance Program has answers. They do not sell Medicare plans-- just help you understand them. Certified counselors are available to guide you at no charge. 

       Call 1-800-803-7174 to speak to a counselor.

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Huron County Geriatric Program

Free to all Huron County seniors.

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