Community Events

Medication Access: Making Medicine More Affordable

Please join our friends at the Interfaith Health & Hope Coalition as they host a Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, June 5 on how to make medicine more affordable. A keynote presentation titled, "Prescription Safety Net Programs in Action," will be given by Carrie Harnish, LMSW, Clinical Director, Community Health & Well Being, Trinity Health and Joann Fisher, Manager of Prescriber Relations, Familywize. This keynote will show how a health system brought together no cost and reduced rate prescription medication program and made them available to the patients they serve. Panel speakers include Paul Kilgore, Wayne State University, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences; Geraldine Marks, PharmD, Health Alliance PLan; Bettie Hughes, The Senior Alliance. Registration is free, but required. Please do so at For more information, please view the flier.

Tuesday, June 5
11 AM to 2 PM
Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church
2080 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, 48208
Please register by May 25.

2018 Grandparents Raising Grandchildren/Kinship Statewide Conference

We all know someone raised by someone other than their biological parents. Whether a classmate, workmate or neighbor, this family dynamic exists in every city, town and state. Please join the Detroit Area Agency on Aging as they host a Statewide Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference on Friday, September 14. Registration information is to follow.

Friday, September 14
Sacred Heart Major Seminary
2701 Chicago Blvd, Detroit, MI 48206