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About Us

The Manistee County Council on Aging (MCCOA) is an organization that serves all senior citizens regardless of income or ability. The MCCOA was organized in 1971 and operates as a 501(c)(3) non-profit funded by a voter approved millage.

The Manistee County Council on Aging works to keep senior citizens socialized and independent by providing a variety of programs and activities that offer assistance and social interaction to Manistee County residents over the age of 60.

Programs and activities are held at The Wagoner Community Center and alternative sites around Manistee County.

For more information call (231) 723-6477.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Manistee County Council on Aging serves the senior citizens of Manistee County by promoting quality of life and independence by addressing their unique needs and challenges, utilizing a fiscally sound approach.

Board of Directors

The Manistee County Council on Aging is governed by a nine-member volunteer board of directors. All board members are senior citizens.


The board meets at 2 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Wagoner Community Center.


Current 2024 members of the board:

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Howard Gimpel, President

Ashley Gutowski, Vice President

● Marlene McBride, Financial Secretary

● Laurie Becker Anderson, Recording Secretary

Maureen Barry

● Judy Crockett

● Marie Linn

 Gary Madden

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Click Here to print a list of Board of Directors

and their email addresses.

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