About Older Michiganians Day
Older Michiganians Day (OMD) is an annual event that takes place on the East Lawn
of the Capitol Building in Lansing in early June. This event brings together hundreds
of seniors, aging service providers and senior advocates.

This free event provides the opportunity to share a unified voice with the Legislature
expressing the concerns, challenges, and opportunities for older adults by the
experts, older adults themselves and aging service providers.

The event features:
  • A Rally on the East Lawn of the Capitol Building
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Group and individual meetings with your State Legislators
  • Presentation of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Community Service
    Awards
  • Presentation of the Senior Citizen of the Year Awards


To learn more about Older Michiganians Day or to plan your trip to Lansing, please
click here.
Older Michiganians Day Steering
Committee
Older Michiganians Day is planned by a group of organizations committed to advocating on behalf of the needs and
interests of older adults across the state of Michigan. The steering committee is responsible for planning the annual event in
Lansing, producing the advocacy platform which outlines a coordinated message calling for legislative actions and
developing an annual report card that rates the achievements of the Governor and the Legislature in accomplishing
recommended actions.

Members of the Steering Committee Include:

  • AARP of Michigan
  • Area Agency on Aging Association of Michigan
  • Area Agency on Aging 1-B
  • Michigan Association of Senior Centers
  • Michigan Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
  • Michigan Directors of Services to the Aging
  • Michigan Senior Advocates Council
  • Region II Area Agency on Aging
  • Region IV Area Agency on Aging
  • Senior Volunteer Programs of Michigan
  • The Senior Alliance
  • Tri-County Office on Aging
  • Valley Area Agency on Aging


For More information or to become a part of Older Michiganians Day please contact:

Mary Ablan
Michigan Association of Area Agencies on Aging
6105 St. Joseph Highway, Suite 204
Lansing, Michigan 48009
(517) 886-1029
Save the Date: Older Michiganians Day 2014 is June 3!