Medical Transportation Drivers Needed

Are you looking for a way to get involved in our community? We are in need  of volunteer drivers to assist with medical transportation. By driving Cass County residents to and from out-of-county medical appointments, you have the chance to help a neighbor in need.   Mileage is reimbursed. You must... (read more)



We Make a Difference Because of YOU

Greetings from the Cass County COA! As 2023 comes to a close, we reflect on the incredible journey we’ve embarked upon and are humbled by the unwavering support of individuals like you, who have been a beacon of hope for our cause.   This year, we are excited to share the remarkable strides we’ve... (read more)



We Are Here to Lend a Hearing Ear

Support Groups are an excellent way for people to seek help and lean on one another whether they are going through a rough time due to medical reasons, experiencing grief or loss, caregiving, or other personal struggles. Support groups are also an excellent way to meet people who have the same... (read more)



Dowagiac High School Senior Luncheon

Dowagiac High School Culinary Class Hosts Senior Citizen Luncheon   Date: November 9th. Time: 11:00 - 1:00   Meal: Award winning Chili, homemade bread, side salad, and dessert   Location: Dowagiac High School Foyer area in front of the large gymnasium   This meal is free to all of our Senior... (read more)



Become a Pen Pal Volunteer

In this era of tweets and texts, receiving a handwritten letter is something special. The Cass County COA has partnered with two local elementary schools to create a Pen Pal program between 5th-grade students and local older adults.   This program has really enriched the lives of those who have... (read more)



September Anniversaries

The Cass County COA would like to recognize the following employees that have work anniversaries in September:   Shirley Rank – 18 Years Laura Jepkema - 10 Years Noelia “Noel” Rykowski - 6 Years Michele Lofton - 2 Years      



September is Fall Prevention Awareness Month

For the month of September, both COA locations will offer the group fitness Balance, Stretch, & Stability class at a 50% discount   It is estimated that one in four Americans aged 65+ takes a fall every year in the United States. This statistic is significant because a fall can potentially have... (read more)



Yoga With Mother Nature

Sometimes the weather conditions are perfect for practicing yoga outdoors. This is the ideal time of year to breathe in the fresh air on the patio, in the yard, or under the pavilion.   The COA Lowe Center’s courtyard has a large tree that provides abundant shade, sunshine, or somewhere in-between... (read more)



August Anniversaries

The Cass County COA would like to recognize the following employees that have work anniversaries in August:   Regina Greenway Bryant - 25yrs  Linda Kelly - 4yrs  Hardik Ramparia - 3yrs       



A Breath of Fresh Air

Want to improve your mood? Did you know that plants just might be the answer? Multiple studies have proven that plants keep you happier and healthier by offering both psychological and physical health benefits. Some of these include reduced fatigue, lowered stress and anxiety, boosted healing and... (read more)