Support at Home

Support at Home

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Through personal stories, seniors, veterans and people with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities discuss the positive impact that community based support has made in their lives. The video also features exclusive interviews with Michigan leaders that recognize the benefit of home and community based support options. Featured are Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and former Michigan Department of Community Health Director Jim Haveman.

Support at Home provides information about home and community based supports.

Andre Robinson and his cousin Albert Smith Jr Andre Robinson and his cousin Albert Smith Jr If you ask Detroit resident Andre’ Robinson about how to get what you want out of life, he has all the right answers. “I have advocated for myself all my life and I even helped my mom when she needed services,” said Andre, who is also a Peer Mentor for people with disabilities. “I... More detail
Betty and Louis Flores enjoy living in Southfield community Betty and Louis Flores enjoy living in Southfield community Betty and Louis Flores have been married for over 60 years. They have three daughters and enjoy spending time together. Family means everything to them so when 89-year old Louis was told he would have to go into a nursing home after a recent surgery, the whole family got involved. “My... More detail
DeVona Townsend enjoys her job of in-home caregiver DeVona Townsend enjoys her job of in-home caregiver Devona Townsend is an in-home caregiver for AHS Community Homes. She has been working for Greg and Robert in their Westland home for many years. The three of them enjoy spending time together and working on learning daily activities. “I like what I do and I enjoy helping people learn things... More detail
Governor Rick Snyder about care for his mother Governor Rick Snyder about care for his mother Governor Rick Snyder knows first hand how important it is to people to find good, quality in-home care. He and his family had to make some decisions on how to provide care to his parents while they were still in their home. Unfortunately the experience they had did not have a good outcome. Watch... More detail
The Charara family is very close and enjoys the time they spend together. The Charara family is very close and enjoys the time they spend together. Rima Charara spent many years living in a state-run hospital in Mt. Pleasant. The facility was closed down several years ago and that’s when Rima made the transition to living in her own home. The transition was a difficult one but with the help of her staffing agency and the loving care of family and... More detail
Mitchell Underwood receives the Purple Heart at Bethesda Naval Hospital. Mitchell Underwood receives the Purple Heart at Bethesda Naval Hospital. Mitchell Underwood was taught at a young age to listen to his grandfather’s advice and join the military. And that’s exactly what he did. After being there for several months, Milan resident Underwood was injured. “I was in Bethesda Hospital for a while and that’s where I received... More detail