Making Seniors Special at Older Michiganians Day June 4

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Michigan seniors represent an important customer group at Consumers Energy and the company is pleased to support seniors during Older Michiganians Day on Tuesday, June 4 at the State Capitol in Lansing.

Along with a rally on the Capitol steps, the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging and Consumers Energy will present two Senior Citizen of the Year awards for outstanding leadership and service. Whitney Skeans, Consumers Energy customer assistance coordinator, is scheduled to present the awards at 10:35 a.m.

The company encourages both senior citizen advocates and area residents to attend the day’s activities, which will highlight “Healthy Aging-Healthy Michigan.”

Advocates for senior citizens are also set to hold meetings throughout the day with legislators to discuss state aging issues. The day’s focus centers on protecting the rights of senior citizens and encouraging healthy aging through critical resources.

Activities start at 10:20 a.m. with a warm-up stretch, followed by the Senior Citizen of the Year award. At noon, Gov. Rick Snyder and Michigan legislators will speak on senior issues, with the day’s events scheduled to end at 1:30 p.m.

Consumers Energy provides numerous services to older customers, including monthly service credits, shut-off protection and other forms of payment assistance.

For more information on how Consumers Energy helps senior customers, visit