The project focuses primarily on issues affecting the most vulnerable older adults including long term care; guardianship; public benefits; and elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. It also works closely with disability advocates to address issues of shared concern.

Funding for MEJI is generously provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, the Metro Health Foundation, the Michigan State Bar Foundation, Region 2 Area Agency on Aging, Tri-County Office on Aging, and the Skadden Fellowship Foundation.

  • Metro Health Foundation

    With funding from the Metro Health Foundation, MEJI created Barriers to Accessing Home and Comminuty-Based Services: Recommendations for Systemic Changes, to analyze barriers to accessing home and community-based services in Detroit.  Please click here to access the booklet.