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Cass County Council On Aging; Front Street Crossing

ContactKelli Casey
EmailKelliC@CassCOA.org
Address227 S. Front St.
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(directions)
Telephone269-445-8110

Conveniently located in downtown Dowagiac is Front Street Crossing, a satelite location of the Cass County Council on Aging, which is headquartered in Cassopolis.

"We have something for everyone" is the motto of the COA, which is a private, non-profit human service agency. For many individuals, the COA and Front Street Crossing have become their one-stop shopping experience for the mind, body and spirit. As one of the leading human service agencies in Michigan, it provides a wide range of services from adult day care and respite to home care, leisure and enrichment, Meals on Wheels and transportation. For detailed information on each of these programs, visit their website.

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Cedar Sands Apartments

ContactPeggy Smith
EmailCedarSands@kmgprestige.com
Address600 Riverside Dr.
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(directions)
Telephone269-782-5734

Cedar Sands is a beautiful 32-unit apartment community for people 62 or older and for the disabled of any age. The single-story apartment complex offers spacious one-bedroom apartments with a separate patio in a quiet country setting. Barrier-free units are available.

Other amenities include 24-hour maintenance, on-site laundry facilities, plus free heat, sewer and trash removal all in a secure ground-level building.

Cedar Sands is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  The hearing disabled can contact Cedar Sands at 800-649-3777.


Dowagiac Housing Commission

ContactSandra Freeman
EmailSAFreeman22@aol.com
Address100 Chestnut St.
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(directions)
Telephone269-782-3786
Fax269-782-2809

Housing to qualified residents is provided through the Dowagiac Housing Commission at Chestnut Towers and Parkside Townhouses.  Chestnut Towers features: independent living, handicapped accessibility, elevators, hot lunches provided by Cass County Council on Aging, an on-site library provided by the Dowagiac District Library, and an on-site laundry facility.

Parkside Townhouses feature spacious floor plans with two to three bedrooms, and a washer hook-up within each unit.

Rental vouchers, through the Section 8 Housing Program, are also available through the housing commission.

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Forest Glen Assisted Living

ContactJudy Finnie
Email ForestGlen@Leisure-Living.com
Address29601 Amerihost Dr.
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(directions)
Telephone269-782-5300
Fax269-782-7300

Forest Glen Assisted Living offers comfortable solutions for all aspects of senior living, from independent to assisted living, and specialized care. Residents enjoy a family-like setting in the highly attractive and well-maintained facility, where they are treated with dignity and respect.

Forest Glen offers the welcomed assurance and support that provides dignity and quality of life in a warm, comfortable and caring environment. By providing assistance with daily activities, such as personal grooming, medication management and housekeeping, Forest Glen helps its residents maintain their independence in an environment that offers security and comfort.

A sense of community is quickly established through daily activity programming and outings, which foster both socialization and companionship.

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Timbers of Cass County, The

Email48-Admin@AtriumLivingCenters.com
Address55432 Colby St.
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(directions)
Telephone269-782-7828

The Timbers of Cass County, a 108-bed Medicare and Medicaid-certified and 24-hour skilled nursing center, offers large private and companion rooms. Opened since 2010, admissions are taken daily.

Located within the city limits off Prairie Ronde, this premier skilled nursing facility also provides rehabilitation services, recreation and activities, meal planning, resident and family counseling, vacation and respite stays and Hospice care. Amenities include complimentary personal care items, daily housekeeping service, personal laundry service, beauty salon and barber shop, telephone service and a landscaped courtyard.

Trained and qualified team members manage the senior community and provide daily services, activities, programs and meals for the residents.

Short-term rehabilitation services are also available for residents who need skilled nursing care and physical, occupational or speech therapy on a temporary basis. These individuals will be treated for neurological, orthopedic, cardiac, respiratory or general debilities associated with recent surgery or illness.

The Timbers of Cass County Skilled Nursing Center was designed with security, independence and assistance in mind.

Atrium Centers LLC is based in Columbus, Ohio, and employes more than 4,000 team members throughout its 43 nursing centers in Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Kentucky.

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    Chamber Spotlights Deerpath Recyclers

    Deerpath is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The company accepts car, truck and semi tires.Deerpath Recyclers Inc., located within the Dowagiac Industrial Park, opened its doors in 2006 as a tire recycling company.

    The company is a registered tire collection site with the State of Michigan, and is a registered tire hauler in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin.

    For the past 10 years, Deerpath Recyclers has worked with the State of Michigan on its Tire grants. The state issues grants for tire cleanups throughout Michigan. In doing so, Deerpath has been involved with many of the local community tire cleanups.

    Once the company has collected tires, it has a machine that chops them up into smaller pieces. The crumb rubber is then used to make different products and landscaping material.

     
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