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
If you ask Detroit resident Andre’ Robinson about how to get what you want out of life, he has all the
“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 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.
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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 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