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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Household Hazardous Materials

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Hazardous waste materials are just that: hazardous. Not only can they be dangerous for you and your health, they are dangerous to the environment too, and should never go into your community’s regular trash.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Ticks

Ticks

Taking a hike through the woods? Avoid ticks (and Lyme Disease!) by wearing long sleeve shirts, pants tucked into your socks, shoes (no sandals!), and apply bug spray before your start. Light colored clothing can help you spot a tick before they attach. D...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

FREE hearing and vision screening

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Pre-Kindergarten and Preschool Vision & Hearing Screening Clinic

June 12, 2019

The Lenawee County Health Department is offering FREE hearing and vision screening for all preschool and kindergarten children ages 3-5 years during the ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Pet Preparedness Month

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June is National Pet Preparedness Month, and we are reminded to review our family’s emergency plans and ensure we’ve incorporated a plan for our pets as well.

Disasters can happen anytime, anywhere and can take many different forms, fro...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

LDA Resources

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1040 S. Winter Street, Suite 3003Adrian, MI 49221517-264-5280Check out the Department on Aging Resource Guide!

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

LDA Home Meals

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The Lenawee Department on Aging salutes volunteers!

As the Nutrition Director, I see the impact of volunteer dedication every day.  The kitchen staff of the seven senior centers are amazing at preparing over nine hundred meals each day for older a...

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Additional Info... www.lenaweeseniors.org Department on Aging
Posted on: January 21, 2019

LDA Medical Rides

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The Lenawee Department on Aging salutes volunteers!

A vital part of health care is being able to get to medical appointments.  As some older adults are not able to or elect not to drive to these appointments, the Lenawee Department on Aging is pro...

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Additional Info... www.lenaweeseniors.org Department on Aging
Posted on: January 21, 2019

LDA Nutrition

LDA Nutrition

The Lenawee Department on Aging salutes volunteers!

As the Nutrition Director, I see the impact of volunteer dedication every day.  The kitchen staff of the seven senior centers are amazing at preparing over nine hundred meals each day for older a...

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Additional Info... www.lenaweeseniors.org Department on Aging
Posted on: January 21, 2019

LDA Volunteers

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The Lenawee Department on Aging salutes volunteers!

PEOPLE are the best asset Lenawee County has.  It is through volunteers that the Department on Aging is able to deliver over seven hundred meals Monday through Friday and transport as ma...

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Additional Info... www.lenaweeseniors.org Department on Aging
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Lenawee Department on Aging

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Now is a great time to evaluate your fitness plan!  

Having a plan isn’t just about losing weight, it’s about getting and staying healthy.  

I am Heather Barker, and as the director of the Adrian Senior Center, I have heard many say they d...

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Additional Info... Department on Aging
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Lenawee Department on Aging

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Senior Centers

The senior centers are the focal point of activities for older adults in Lenawee County.Each of the center's activities may differ, but they all offer fun, fellowship, personal enrichment, challenges, parties, games, educational classes, and...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

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Are you a caregiver? Or do you think you may be a caregiver?  I am Tammy Jewell, Director of Daybreak.  At the Lenawee Department on Aging we believe that caregivers need support to make the best of the caregiver experience. &am...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Food Manager Certification Training Class

The next Food Manager Certification training class is July 24, 2019. The last day to register for this class is Wednesday, June 26th 2019. The Michigan Food Law requires almost all food establishments to have at least one full time (or equivalent...

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Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Men's Health Week

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June 10th – 16th is Men's Health Week! All men age 50 or better should have an annual Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Blood Test. African American men and other men with risk factors for prostate cancer should consider getting screened earlier. Did you kn...

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Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Ticks

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Taking a hike through the woods? Avoid ticks (and Lyme Disease!) by wearing long sleeve shirts, pants tucked into your socks, shoes (no sandals!), and apply bug spray before your start. Light colored clothing can help you spot a tick before they attach. D...

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Additional Info... Health Department

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Household Hazardous Materials

Hazardous Material Signs

Hazardous waste materials are just that: hazardous. Not only can they be dangerous for you and your health, they are dangerous to the environment too, and should never go into your community’s regular trash.

Check out  LOCAL RESOURCES&am...

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Hazardous Waste Disposal Solid Waste
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Composting

Composting

Composting is a lot easier than you may think. Organic material breaks down around us in nature all the time. Composting is just a method of speeding up the process. 

The Solid Waste Department has a pile of information on Backyard Composting for ...

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Additional Info... Solid Waste
Posted on: June 14, 2019

DOS - No Bags

DOS NO PLASTIC BAGS

They wreak havoc at the recycling plant!  

Plastic grocery bags are recyclable, but should be returned to retail centers.

When people throw bags in the recycle bin they end up wreaking havoc on the machinery at the recycling center.  Worke...

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Additional Info... Solid Waste
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Michigan Recycling Directory

Michigan Recycling Directory DEQ items that may be recycled

Where to recycle your old TV after you purchase that shiny new one?

Luckily, Michigan has a robust electronics recycling system, so be sure to take advantage of it this holiday season.  Visit the Michigan Recycling Directory to search for an elect...

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