Greetings, 
 
Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA) has been committed to the health, wellbeing and welfare of older adults. It is the reason we exist and drives our mission, goals, values and passion. We are committed to aging stakeholders, our team, older adults and persons living with disabilities who rely on VAAA’s programs and services to remain as independent as possible in the community setting of their choosing. The VAAA Board, Advisory Council and staff will always place our participants’ health, safety and wellbeing first and foremost. 
 
As such, it is with great regret that VAAA has decided to cancel the 2020 Annual Meeting due to the concern of COVID-19 virus spread. Our Board has not undertaken this decision lightly, as our VAAA team has worked diligently to create a memorable event to celebrate and share our accomplishments and to pay honor to many in the community, including our Centenarians. After thoughtful review and consideration, we are concerned with the health and safety of all attendees and reducing the risk of spreading any illness to our family, friends, co-workers, those we serve and the community at large. 
 
If you have purchased a seat at the Annual Meeting, you have three options: Forward the fee to reserve your seat for next year’s meeting, donate the dollars towards senior services or receive a refund which will be given upon request. Please provide us with your email address and we will send you a copy of the 2019 Annual Report, so you can still enjoy and share some of our highlights and accomplishments. It will also be available on our website: www.valleyareaaging.org as of March 31, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience, however again, your health and welfare are our first priority. 
 
Within the next few weeks, our Board of Directors will make a determination regarding the status of our beloved Senior Power Day. Thank you for your partnership with Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA), and more importantly, thank you for your understanding as we do what we feel is the right thing to protect and care for our team, aging stakeholders, the community and our esteemed older adults. 
 
Regretfully Submitted, 
 
Yaushica Aubert, BSW, MPA President & CEO 

 

 

2019 Awards

 

Advocate of the Year:  Joe Massey 

Aging Partner of the Year: Genesee County Office of Senior Services

Pioneer Award:  Kathryn Boles

Vanguard Award:  Tivity Health

Volunteer of the Year:  William Porter

 

2019 Annual Meeting Photos

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  The Valley Area Agency on Aging hosts an Annual Meeting to celebrate the accomplishments of the Agency and the aging network, and to recognize extraordinary seniors in our community. Highlights of the meeting will include the presentation of awards for Aging Partner of the Year, Centenarian of the Year, Advocate of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Legislative Award. There is a $25.00 fee to attend, please mail your payment to: Valley Area Agency on Aging 225 E. Fifth Street, Suite 200 Flint, MI 48502 or  

Make checks payable to Valley Area Agency on Aging. Your name will then be placed on the attendance list. If you have any further questions, please contact Mary Hill at (810) 249-6520.

Senior Citizen Volunteer of the Year Nomination Form

Valley Area Agency on Aging would like to present a Volunteer of the Year Award to recognize those in the community who go above and beyond while serving the elderly and disabled. This award is designed to recognize and show gratitude to individuals for their generous contributions toward improving the lives of seniors and people with disabilities in Genesee, Lapeer, and Shiawassee Counties.

Nominees must be 60 years of age or older.

Please submit your nomination below for the Valley Area Agency on Aging’s Volunteer of the Year Award. Please provide as much detail as possible. Each nomination requires a separate form. Multiple nominations from the same person are welcome. All nominees will be recognized.

A mailing address is required for each nominee. Please also provide an e-mail address if available.

If you have any questions, please contact Valley Area Agency on Aging at (810) 249-6520.

The award will be presented at Valley Area Agency on Aging’s Annual Meeting.

Forms can also be submitted with our online form or fill out our printable form and either fax (810-239-8869), E-mail (hillmvalleyaaa.org), or by postal mail at 225 E. Fifth St. Suite 200 Flint, MI 48502. Please submit all nominations no later than our listed date.  

Centenarian Award Form

If you have someone you’d like to nominate for the Centenarian Award, please fill out one of the forms below.