Senior Dental Program
This program provides dental hygiene services to anyone at minimum cost. Services are provided at Mott Community College by students, under the supervision of licensed dentists and dental hygienists and include oral screening; prophylaxis; fluoride treatments, periodontal evaluation, treatment and bi-annual cleaning; x-rays and sealants. Fees are extremely low, and times when services are available varies with school terms. This is a dental discount program with a sliding scale depending on income. Seniors need to bring in SS statement, picture ID and $25.00
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Vision Assistance
Vision USA - Free Eye Care
Free eye care for persons 65 and older. For free comprehensive, medical eye exam and up to one year of treatment for conditions diagnosed through the exam by Eye Care America
 
Free Exams at Genesee County Health Dept.
The Health Department through a grant from VAAA, is offering free health screenings to adults age 60 and older. Because age can increase the risk of disease, and because early detection can increase the chances for survival, these screenings are offered to identify possible health problems like cancer, diabetes or high blood pressure.
 
Genesee County Discount Prescription Drug Plan
Any resident of Genesee County without prescription coverage who is 18 and older is eligible for this program. The cost is $21.00 per person annually. Enrollment forms are available at the center.
 
Health Access Program
If you are a resident of Genesee County, and do not have prescription drug coverage and meet the following income levels: Single with an income of approximately $19,000 or less, or married with an income under $31,000, you may qualify for prescription drug assistance.
 
Genesee Health Plan "For Under 65"
If you're a resident of Genesee County, under age 65 without health care coverage and are having difficulty paying for medication & outpatient services, Genesee Health Plan may be able to help you.
 
Physicians Who Make House Calls
For those who are having difficulty traveling to a physician for healthcare. This service may be for you. Contact your Senior Center for contact information.
 
Hearing Assistance
The Lions Club helps low income people with hearing aids. They are also looking for used hearing aids that can be cleaned and reconditioned. They will be made available at a low cost to anyone in need. For more information call your local Lions Club.
 
Goodwill Optical
A low cost optical program for patients without optical insurance, located in the Goodwill store at G-3525 S. Saginaw, Burton at the corner of Bristol Road. Examinations are $29.00, single vision lenses and frame $69.00, bifocals $88.00, Trifocal $98.00 and progressive $128.00
 
Medical Transportation Services Highway to Health
Jewish Family & Children's Services, in cooperation with Flint and Vicinity Action Community Economic Development Corporation, has implemented a transportation program to transport patients of Genesee County for medical treatment out of the county.
 
Medical Transports
The Center for Gerontology has medical trans-portation available for seniors and physically challenged individuals. The service is available Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Reservations are required, on a first come/first served basis. Donations are appreciated.
 
Road To Recovery
Cancer patients who live in Genesee County can call for transportation to their treatments at McLaren Cancer Center, or Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute.
 
Call your local Senior Center for more information








 

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