The KCASI Board has made operational changes for 2023 and asks members to participate in the monthly legislative committee meetings as often as possible.  The program meetings have been reduced in number and are scheduled for February 20 via Zoom, April 17 and November 20 at the Portage Zhang Senior Center, with a special event planned for Sept. 18 at Milestone Senior Services.

Governor Whitmer

KCASI partners with the MI Senior Advocates Council to work on legislation and policies benefitting older adults.  Danna Downing is the delegate representing Kalamazoo County and its Area Agency on Aging.  

KCASI Alerts

How to Report a Robocall in Michigan: 

The best way to deal with robocalls is to simply hang up or don’t answer the phone if you don’t recognize the number. Important calls, including those from COVID-19 contract tracers, will likely leave you a voicemail. However, to aid investigators in their efforts to hold robocallers accountable, certain pieces of information are extremely helpful to the department’s efforts to investigate, particularly when submitted to the Attorney General’s office as part of an official complaint:

  • Robocaller’s phone number;   
  • Your phone number and service provider (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, etc.);  
  • The date and time of the robocall;
  • Whether the robocall was soliciting goods or services; and
  • The topic of the robocall scam (e.g. student loans, Social Security numbers, IRS liability, etc.). 

To file a robocall complaint and learn more about Michigan’s Robocall Crackdown Initiative, visit the Attorney General’s website.

Beware of Social Security scams on the Web and Social Media!

Web Links on Scams:

Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Social Security Commissioner, warns the public about fraudulent phone calls:

Report a Social Security Phone Scam:

What you should do if you receive a suspicious Social Security phone call:

Phone Scam Alert TV and Radio Public Service Announcement:

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