Links

Aging Resources

Alger/Marquette Community Action Board AMCAB
www.amcab.org
(906) 228-6522

Alzheimer’s Association MQT/Alger Chapter
http://www.alz.org
(906) 228-3910

Marquette County Commision On Aging
www.upcap.org
(906) 226-4180

Marquette County Department of Human Services
www.michigan.gov/dhs
(906) 228-9691

Marquette Senior Services Center
www.mqtcty.org/senior.html
(906) 228-0456

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
http://www.cms.gov

Contact Information for People with Medicare

Telephone numbers and web link information related to specific Medicare questions.

  • Medicare Service Center: 800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227)
  • Medicare Service Center TTY: 877-486-2048
  • Report Medicare Fraud & Abuse: 800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477)
  • See “Related Links Inside CMS” below

Contact Information for People with Medicaid

Medicaid is a state administered program and each state sets its own guidelines regarding eligibility and services. Please refer to the “Related Links Inside CMS” for a list of State Health Departments.

AARP
http://www.aarp.org
1-866-227-7448

AARP – Michigan
http://states.aarp.org/category/michigan
1-866-227-7448

National Acadamy of Elder Law Attorneys
www.naela.org
(703) 942-5711

Michigan Funeral Directors Association
http://www.mfda.org/aws/MFDA/pt/sp/home_page
517-349-9565

National Adult Protective Services
http://www.napsa-now.org
(217) 523-4431

Special Needs Resources

The Arc – Michigan
http://www.arcmi.org
(800) 292-7851 or (517) 487-5426

Disability Network – Michigan
http://www.dnmichigan.org
517-339-0539

Academy of Special Needs Planners
http://specialneedsanswers.com
866-296-5509

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Services
http://mpas.org
800-288-5923

Michigan Alliance for Families
http://www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org
800-552-4821

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
http://www.nami.org
800-950-NAMI

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
http://www.copower.org
(800)760-4600, or (517) 333-2477

Special Needs Alliance
http://www.specialneedsalliance.org
877-572-8472

Business Resources

Marquette Michigan Chamber of Commerce
http://www.travelmarquettemichigan.com

Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce
http://mandmchamber.com

Escanaba Michigan Chamber of Commerce
http://www.deltami.org

Iron Mountain Michigan Chamber of Commerce
http://www.dickinsonchamber.com

Houghton Michigan Chamber of Commerce
http://www.keweenaw.org

Sault Ste. Marie Michigan Chamber of Commerce
http://www.saultstemarie.org

Other Resources

Christopher Berry, Certified Elder Law Attorney
The Elder Care Firm

860 W. Grand River Ave.
Brighton, MI 48116

http://www.theeldercarefirm.com
chris@theeldercarefirm.com

888-390-4360

Jim Schuster, Certified Elder Law Attorney

24330 Lahser
Southfield, MI 48033

http://www.jimschuster.com/
info@jimschuster.com

248-356-3500
248-352-7347 (fax)

National Elder Law Foundation
www.nelf.org
(520) 881-1076

Life Care Planning Law Firms Association
www.lcplfa.org
(520) 270-1541

Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy
http://www.uplandconservancy.org
906-225-8067

Kiwanis
http://www.marquettekiwanis.org
Steve Halsey, President — 906-226-9432 or, Carl Gordon, Secretary — 906-273-1319