Older Michiganians Day (OMD) is May 15th, 2019. This annual event that takes place on the East Lawn of the Capitol Building in Lansing in early June. This event brings together hundreds of seniors, aging service providers, and senior advocates. This free event provides the opportunity to share a unified voice with the Legislature expressing the concerns, challenges, and opportunities for older adults by the experts, older adults themselves and aging service providers.
The event features:
- A Rally on the East Lawn of the Capitol Building
- Keynote Speakers
- Group and individual meetings with your State Legislators
- Presentation of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Community Service Awards
- Presentation of the Senior Citizen of the Year Awards
Older Michiganians Day Steering Committee
Older Michiganians Day is planned by a group of organizations committed to advocating on behalf of the needs and interests of older adults across the state of Michigan. The steering committee is responsible for planning the annual event in Lansing, producing the advocacy platform which outlines a coordinated message calling for legislative actions and developing an annual report card that rates the achievements of the Governor and the Legislature in accomplishing recommended actions.