Contributing to the Community

Small businesses have long been the backbone of their communities. Small businesses support everything from Little League to contributions to their local temple or church. Owners of small businesses are very closely connected to their communities, they know what is needed in order for their surrounding families and areas to thrive. Being charitable is just one part of the wave for small businesses to be socially responsible as they focus not only on their bottom line, their staff and vendors, but also for the greater good of people and the planet.

Lori Michiel Fitness supports several local and health-related charities.

MAPS Charities (Mission to Assist and Provide for Seniors) is an organization that offers one-time emergency funds for local disadvantaged seniors.

Parkinson’s Resource Center In the face of life-changing diagnosis such as Parkinson’s disease, it can be a constant challenge to maintain hope and positive energy needed to move ahead and maintain balance in life. The Parkinson’s Community Los Angeles helps provide emotional support, medical treatment, physical training, and other sources of wellness and relaxation for individuals with PD and care partners.

Alzheimer’s Association Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. No one should face Alzheimer’s alone. You can browse helpful information and resources for those living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.

ONEgeneration This organization envisions communities which embrace healthy aging and child development with families enriched through intergenerational relationships.

Lori Michiel Fitness active in community

In Action

San Fernando Valley Marketing and Admissions Professionals for Seniors (SFV M.A.P.S.) is an organization of local senior professional companies working together to give quality personal care to seniors, their families and caregivers. Since 1996, SFV M.A.P.S. has been dedicated to raising the public’s awareness and garnering support for excellence in senior care, the quality of senior housing and services for seniors in the San Fernando Valley. Lori Michiel has been a long-time committee member of SFV M.A.P.S. She helps guide the direction of the group and meetings and assists with monthly meeting presentations.

The purpose of the Fiduciary Round Table of the San Gabriel Valley is to bring together a dynamic network of professionals qualified to provide a full range of fiduciary services and to enhance the profession by providing a forum for the exchange of information and ideas. As a member, Lori Michiel attends meetings for educational purposes and to connect with other professionals who serve seniors’ needs.

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