MICHIGAN COMMISSION ON SERVICES TO THE AGING MEETING,
September 18, 2015


Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, 7501 W. Saginaw Hwy., Lansing

Business Items


9:30 a) Request for Approval of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Merit Award Trust Fund
(MATF) Caregiver Support Program Allocations

Presented by Dan Doezema, AASA Staff
Approved: $826,710.00

GRANTEE AGENCY FY 2016 ALLOCATION
A & D Home Health Care Agency (Region 7) $ 89,374
AAA 3-B (Region 4) $ 89,374
Home Health Services, Inc. (Region 8) $ 89,374
Home Health Services, Inc. (Region 14) $ 89,374
The Information Center, Inc. (Region 1-C) $ 89,374
Macomb Oakland Regional Center (1-B) $111,718
NEMCSA/Region 9 AAA (Region 9) $ 89,374
Northern Lakes CMH (Region 10) $ 89,374
Senior Services, Inc. (Regions 3-A, 3-B, 3-C) $ 89,374
TOTAL: $826,710

10:00 b) Request for Approval of FY 2016 Annual Implementation Plan (AIP) for
Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency/Region 9 AAA

Presented by Dan Doezema, AASA Staff
Approved: $4,754,281

10:30 c) Request for Approval of FY 2016 AIP for AAA of Northwest Michigan, Inc.,
Region 10
Presented by Dan Doezema, AASA Staff
Approved: $4,832,525

11:00 d) Request for Approval of FY 2016 AIP for AAA of Western Michigan, Inc.,
Region 8
Presented by Eric Berke, AASA Staff
Approved: $7,862,602

11:30 e) Request for Approval of FY 2016 AIP for Senior Resources, Region 14
AAA
Presented by Eric Berke, AASA Staff
Approved: $3,550,015

12:00 LUNCH BREAK

12:30 f) Request for Approval of FY 2016 AIP for Region IV AAA
Presented by Eric Berke, AASA Staff
Approved: $3,252,768

1:00 g) Request for Approval of FY 2016 AIP for Branch-St. Joseph AAA Region
III-C
Presented by Sherri King, AASA Staff
Approved: $ 2,026,584

1:30 h) Request for Approval of FY 2016 AIP for Region 5 Valley AAA
Presented by Laura McMurtry, AASA Staff
Approved: $4,844,949

2:00 i) Request for Approval of FY 2016 AIP for Region 3-A AAA
Presented by Steve Betterly, AASA Staff
Approved: $2,135,026

2:30 j) Request for Approval of FY 2016 AIP for Tri-County Office on Aging,
Region 6 AAA
Presented by Steve Betterly, AASA Staff
Approved: $3,328,856

3:00 k) Request for Approval of FY 2016 Older Volunteer Programs State
Allocations
Presented by Scott Wamsley, AASA Staff
Approved: $4,447,279

PROGRAM GRANTEE AMOUNT
Foster Grandparent $2,233,600
Retired & Senior Volunteer $ 609,279
Senior Companion $1,604,400
TOTAL: $4,447,279

l) Request for Approval to Re-Allocate FY 2015 State Senior Volunteer
Program Funds
Presented by Scott Wamsley, AASA Staff
Based on a request from The Human Resources Authority, Inc., to reproram Senior Companion Program funding (SCP) that would be unspent because of volunteer vacancies resulting from illness. The revised Foster Grandparent Program awards (FGP) reflect the impact of under-expending by RSVP of Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton in their larger federal grant.

PREVIOUS REVISED TOTAL
GRANTEE PROGRAM AWARD AWARD AWARD
Human Resources Authority SCP $178,411 ($29,364) $158,047
Catholic Human Services SCP $178,097 $ 5,000 $183,097
EightCAP, Inc. SCP $ 77,042 $ 7,061 $ 84,103
Isabella County COA SCP $ 77,034 $ 8,303 $ 85,337
RSVP Ingham, Eaton, Clinton FGP $ 13,261 $(13,261) $ 0
COA serving St. Clair FGP $ 77,946 $ 6,042 $ 83,988
EightCAP, Inc. FGP $174,047 $ 7,219 $181,266

m) Request for Approval for FY 2016 Grant for Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, State Health Insurance Program (MIPPA-SHIP) and Area Agency on Aging (MIPPA-AAA) Presented by Tari Muniz, AASA Staff
This is the second year of the three-year grants to Medicare Improvements for
Patients and Providers Act, State Health Insurance Program (MIPPA-SHIP)
and Area Agency on Aging (MIPPA-AAA).
Approved: $477,373

GRANTEE AMOUNT PROGRAM
MMAP, Inc. $235,417 MIPPA-SHIP
MMAP, Inc. $241,956 MIPPA-AAA
TOTAL: $477,373

n) Request for Approval for FY 2016 Grant for Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, Aging and Disability Resource Collaboration (MIPPA-ADRC) Presented by Tari Muniz, AASA Staff
Approved: $176,000

GRANTEE AMOUNT
ADRC Capitol Area, TCOA Fiduciary $ 34,000
ADRC Central, Disability Network of Mid-Michigan Fiduciary $ 54,000
ADRC Northwest Michigan, Northwest Senior Resources Fiduciary $ 44,000
ADRC UP, Upcap Fiduciary $ 44,000
TOTAL: $176,000

o) Request for Approval of Older Adult Refugees Grant
Presented by Tari Muniz, AASA Staff
Approved: $25,000

GRANTEE AMOUNT
AAA of Western Michigan $12,500
AAA 1-B $12,500
TOTAL: $25,000

p) Request for Approval of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) Performance Improvement and Innovations GrantPresented by Dawn Jacobs, AASA Staff
Approved

Permission to grant the AASA Executive Director authority to adjust the grant award amount of $64,409 to reflect the addition of any remaining grant funds as of September 30, 2015.

GRANTEE ORIGINAL AWARD FY 2015 FY 2016 (Balance)

MMAP, Inc. $228,749 $155,060 $64,609

q) Request for Approval of Fiscal Year 2016 Prevent Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse, Exploitation, Neglect Today (PREVNT)
Presented by Dawne Velianoff, AASA Staff

Proposals are currently under review, and a list of selected grantees will be
presented to the Commission at the September meeting for approval.

r) Request for Approval of Alzheimer’s Association Pilot Project Grant
Presented by Sally Steiner, AASA Staff

Both Michigan’s Alzheimer’s chapters (Greater Michigan and Great Lakes) will
provide in-home support and care services for persons with Alzheimer’s
Disease, including the 24/7 helpline, care consultation, and support groups in
the three counties of Macomb, Monroe, and St. Joseph.

GRANTEE AMOUNT
Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Michigan Chapter $150,000

Announcements

The next Commission on Services to the Aging meeting will be held at 9:00 AM on Friday, October 16, 2015, at the U.P. Area Agency on Aging, UPCAP Services, Inc., located at 2501 14th Avenue South in Escanaba. A public hearing will follow this meeting at the same location at 1:00 P.M.

Please note this meeting is open to the public; anyone wishing to attend may do so.

The next State Advisory Council on Aging meeting will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at 9:00 A.M. at the Ramada Lansing Hotel & Conference Center, located at 7501 W. Saginaw Hwy., in Lansing.

Submitted by Commissioner Michael J. Sheehan
Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging and
Chairman, State Advisory Council on Aging

Michael J. Sheehan

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