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)



Fireworks Shows 2024

Dowagiac Russom Park Friday June 28th, 2024 Dowagiac Connected is holding its annual Fourth of July fireworks show tonight, setting off fireworks from the grounds of Dowagiac Municipal Airport beginning at dusk. The event is free to the public, with viewing space available at nearby Russom Park,... (read more)



Activities, Connections, & YOU

Do you know what all the laughter and fun is about at the COA? Not only are people coming in for lunch, fitness, and activities, but they are also coming to visit friends, enrich their lives, and have fun. If you are looking to socialize, stay or get active, meet new people, and be involved in your... (read more)



Your Vote Counts!

Your Vote Counts!   The Cass County COA’s Millage Proposition for Services to Older Citizens, which is up for renewal on the August 6 ballot, is a crucial part of our community. It’s not just about the COA; it’s about all of us. Your support will enable the COA to continue to Enhance Life for... (read more)



COA receives $5,000 grant from Cass County Mental Health Foundation and Dr. Jerry Wilson

The Cass County Council on Aging would like to thank the Cass County Mental Health Foundation and Dr. Jerry Wilson for a $5,000 grant for our Adult Day Service program.   The Cass County Mental Health Foundation recently recognized Dr. Jerry Wilson for his decades of service to their organization,... (read more)



Get to know the Potawatomi Culture of Southwestern Michigan Series

Get a chance to learn about the Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Nation from tribal experts during this FREE six-session series. You’ll discover the significance they have in southwestern Michigan and northern Indiana.   Each session will begin at 1 p.m. at the COA Lowe Center unless noted in the... (read more)



June Anniversaries

The Cass County COA would like to recognize the following employees that have work anniversaries in June:   Mike Faunce – 9 years Sadie Watson – 8 years Danielle Dilts – 7 years Marty Heirty – 5 years Rockey Chaney – 1 year Rhonda Weaver – 1 year    



Barb Monroe Celebrates 100!

Barbara Monroe, a familiar face at the Cass County COA, embodies the spirit of active living. With a routine that includes daily visits to the COA, participation in fitness activities, social gatherings, and an enthusiasm for exploring new horizons on bus trips, Barbara exemplifies the vitality and... (read more)



Cass County Hazardous Waste & Used Tire Collection

As Cass County residents begin their spring cleaning, they will have an opportunity to get rid of several unwanted materials for free.  Sponsored by the Cass County Board of Commissioners, the Cass County Used Passenger Tire and Household Hazardous Waste Collection event returns to Cass County.  ... (read more)




As the weather gets warmer, we can’t help but spend more time in the great outdoors. Not only is it enjoyable, there are many benefits to spending time out in nature.   Improved Mental Abilities Sensory overload and mental fatigue are common side effects of the urban environments in which many of... (read more)