What is MiCAFE?
MiCAFE (Michigan’s Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly) plus More!
MiCAFE is a program of Elder Law of Michigan that provides benefit application assistance to seniors age 60 and older, helping them apply for programs that provide fresh, healthy food and other services. MiCAFE is an educational, community-centered program that coordinates several services in a one-stop-shopping internet format that focuses on improving the health and well-being of seniors around Michigan.
MiCAFE helps adults (age 60 and over) with application assistance for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the food provided (Bridge Card), medical expenses (Medicaid), prescription medication (Extra Help) or insurance premiums/deductibles (Medicare Savings Program). Other programs are available to assist with winter utilities/heating; senior food commodities; home delivered meals and in-home services which are key to aid older adults cover their basic needs while living independently at home.