Gratitude Can Change Everything

Each holiday season comes with high expectations for a cozy and festive time of year. However, for many this time of year is tinged with sadness, anxiety, or depression. And honestly, most of us have moments where we just feel lost, overwhelmed, or down during this busy time. Luckily, one aspect of... (read more)



Home Safety Tips

Getting to enjoy retirement in your own house is the dream for many seniors. Unfortunately, age can bring with it both physical and cognitive changes, making it more challenging to stay in your home. As eyes and body begin to fail and memory starts to lapse, all of a sudden that familiar house is... (read more)



Woodcarving Show

The Fruit Belt Woodcarvers are having their 41st annual Woodcarving Show Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Constantine American Legion (65079 US 131 N).   The show features all types of woodcarvings and burnings. Vendors will demonstrate,... (read more)



COA Fitness Partners with Renew Active

Renew Active™, the gold standard in Medicare fitness programs for body and mind is now accepted at both COA fitness locations. The program is available at no additional cost with UnitedHealthcare® Medicare plans.   With Renew Active™, you’ll receive a one-on-one session with a personal trainer to... (read more)



November Anniversaries

The Cass County COA would like to recognize the following employees that have work anniversaries in November:   Vickie Williams Home Care 24 Years   Ken Schult Administration 20 Years   Bobbie Krynicki Administration 6 Years   Ky'sha Johnson Fitness 4 Years   Jan... (read more)



Cass County Underground Railroad Site Driving Tour

The Underground Railroad Society of Cass County (URSCC) has created a driving tour of 20 sites in Cass County that are important to the origins and activities of the Underground Railroad in Cass.   Learn more about the Underground Railroad Society of Cass County (URSCC)   Download the driving tour... (read more)



Cass County homeowners in need of financial assistance are encouraged to apply for a grant

Cass County homeowners in need of financial assistance are encouraged to apply for a grant.   Homeowners struggling to pay bills may have an opportunity to get help through a fund established by the state of Michigan earlier this year.   The Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund uses federal resources... (read more)



October is National What Day?!

Do you enjoy learning? How about teaching? If you answered yes to these questions, we need you! We are currently looking for individuals who have a passion for something and would like to share their knowledge with others. The COA currently offers a variety of classes and games but we want to... (read more)



Managing Fall Pests

When the cool fall air arrives, some bugs, insects, and other pests seek the warmth from inside homes or hide in dark spaces like basements, attics, and garages. Here are some creepy crawlies you should watch out for, and some ways to prevent them.   Spiders Few people welcome the sight of spiders... (read more)



Cassopolis Historic Walking Tour

Ky'sha Johnson from the Cass County COA and Jonathan Wuepper, the Local History Branch Manager of the Cass District Library, recently put together walking tour of some of the historic buildings in Downtown Cassopolis.   1. LaGrange Township Free Public Library 145 North Broadway The building cost... (read more)