COA hosts Project Fresh drive-thru

The Cass County Council on Aging is working to ensure area seniors have access to fresh fruits and vegetables this summer.   Thursday, the COA hosted a Project Fresh drive-thru event. A Michigan Department of Health and Human Services program, Project Fresh provides participants with coupons to be... (read more)



Functional Cardio Fitness with Ky'sha Mitchell

Cass County COA's certified fitness instructor Ky'sha Mitchell teaches a Full Body Strength Routine with the help of fellow COA instructors Joy Shreve and Taylor Lee. Examples are shown to do the routine at various ability levels.        




On March 17, both Cass County COA locations closed their doors to the public due to the Governor’s “Stay home, Stay safe” executive order. Since then, thousands of meals have been delivered to area senior citizens.   Prior to the executive order, the COA already had in place an extensive Meals on... (read more)



New - Pickleball at the COA

Learn the basics of Pickleball outside in our pavilion with instructor Duane Adams every Wednesday at 1 p.m.   Equipment will be provided unless you have your own.   Pickleball is a paddle sport played with a whiffle ball on a badminton-sized court and a tennis-style net. A non-volley zone (or... (read more)



Absentee Voting

All registered voters in Michigan have the right to vote by mail. It’s a safe way to vote and protect your health, and the process is secure and accurate.   To vote by mail, fill out the simple application, print and sign it, and then mail or email it to your local clerk.   After receiving your... (read more)



Old Fashioned Fridays with Marty

No place to go Friday afternoon?  Have questions about the COA?   Mix yourself your favorite “quarantini” cocktail and join our CEO, Marty Heirty, every Friday at 3:00 p.m. for a Zoom chat.  Marty will be enjoying his drink of choice, an Old Fashioned, as he hosts this virtual event.   This Happy... (read more)



Cass County Fair - Fair Food Drive Thru

No need to wait until August to satisfy your cravings for Fair Food!   Stop by the Cass County Fairgrounds this weekend and enjoy some of your favorites.                     May 29,30, and 31 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday   To learn more, visit:  http://... (read more)



COA’s Handy Helpers program continues following shutdown

The Cass County COA’s Handy Helpers are officially back to work after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced construction would be allowed to resume earlier this month. The announcement came after construction was halted in March due to the outbreak of COVID-19.   “I am glad we are able to be back doing... (read more)



Remote Tourism – A new twist on virtual vacations!

Remote Tourism – A new twist on virtual vacations!   The Faroe Islands is a cluster of 18 mountainous islands located halfway between Iceland and Scotland in the North Atlantic Ocean. As all other countries in the world, the Faroe Islands have also been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  They have... (read more)



Senior Health and Fitness Day

Deciding to become physically active can be one of the best things you can do for your health.  Exercise and physical activity are not only great for your mental and physical health, but they can help keep you independent as you age.   With National Senior Health and Fitness Day coming on Wednesday... (read more)