Wes Nakagiri

Livingston County Commissioner, District 3

This booklet was designed to assist you in pre-planning by providing frequently asked questions and general information on MIPeace of Mind Registry, Funeral Representative designation, Michigan’s Statutory Will and Patient Advocate law, and organ donation.

This booklet is not intended to replace the advice of legal professionals when it comes to making long-term care and end-of-life decisions.

For additional information or if you are in need of referral for legal counsel, please contact:

State Bar of Michigan
Michael Franck Building
306 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48933-2012
Website: www.michbar.org
Phone: 517-346-6300
Toll-free: 800-968-1442
Fax: 517-482-6248

To provide an overview of topics covered, the booklet's Table of Contents is included below. To read more about each topic please click here to download this booklet as an Adobe PDF file. Note: You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to view this booklet. 

This 36-page publication is a collection of various laws and programs that specifically address services designed to help the elderly in Michigan. 

Some of the topics covered are tax credits, Medicaid and Medicare, nursing homes and other long-term care options, consumer protection, housing, transportation, employment, and senior discount programs. This booklet also contains a list of agencies that serve as a focal point for community services and programs for senior citizens.

To provide an overview of topics covered, the booklet's Table of Contents is included below. To read more about each topic please click here to download this booklet as an Adobe PDF file. Note: You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to view this booklet.