Seniors

Published April 10, 2018

TROY — The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as the normal effects of aging. 

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Published April 10, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb Community Action’s Office of Senior Services is seeking 130 volunteers to help with a special delivery for the Meals on Wheels program on Saturday, April 14.

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Published March 27, 2018

TROY — The Heritage Concert Band, the adult group that practices twice a month at the Troy Community Center, is looking for musicians — especially a drummer. 

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Published March 26, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Utica Community Schools student brought a blast from the past to the senior residents at Pine Ridge Villas in Shelby Township March 23.

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Published March 7, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — Coloring has come a long way since grade school. In fact, it’s become a growing trend for a number of adults these days.

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Published March 7, 2018

FRASER — It’s been a long journey for Dorothy Parpart, and the 100-year-old is showing no signs of slowing down.

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Published March 2, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With the approval of the purchase of new furniture for the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center, the renovation and expansion project there is nearly complete.

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Published March 1, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A new senior housing project proposal has drawn criticism from residents recently.

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Published January 23, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Joseph Grazioli, of Royal Oak, started playing ice hockey at the age of 12 in a homemade rink in his backyard.

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Published January 9, 2018

ROCHESTER — Retirement is something that most people look forward to, but when the time actually comes to stop working, it can easily leave some feeling a little lost.

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Published December 22, 2017

ROCHESTER — Growing older or caring for a loved one at the end of their life can be confusing and overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be.

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Published December 8, 2017

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As construction gets closer to a conclusion at Lakeshore Senior Living, 28801 Jefferson Ave., the developer came back before City Council to ask for covered parking for future residents.

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Published November 29, 2017

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STERLING HEIGHTS — Mary Licavoli will celebrate her 100th birthday with 100 guests at a party at the senior living facility where she lives.

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Published November 16, 2017

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OAKLAND COUNTY —  A local organization is bridging the generation gap between seniors and children, and it is looking for more volunteers to help make a difference. 

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Published October 16, 2017

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The township is partnering with Macomb County Animal Control, the Macomb Food Program, Clinton Township and Pet Supplies Plus to help elderly pet owners living in county-subsidized senior housing complexes.

The initiative kicked off when township employees heard from Meals on Wheels volunteers that seniors were sharing delivered meals with their furry companions. There are seven such complexes in the county that allow pets.

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Published October 11, 2017

SOUTHFIELD — Across southeastern Michigan, residents were invited to discuss challenges that young people face in their community over a meal recently.

The discussions were part of a community engagement event called On the Table, organized by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Published October 9, 2017

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The sale of Shelby Manor has a firm new sell-by date: Dec. 15, 2017.

Township Attorney Rob Huth has been working with the purchaser to find a favorable compromise for both parties. Two new developments recently approved by the Board of Trustees include lowering the purchase price to $14 million and extending the due diligence period another 30 days.

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Published September 26, 2017

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Seniors in West Bloomfield can attend lectures, make new friends and learn new things with the Jewish Community Center’s Institute for Retired Professionals, or IRP. 

“You don’t need to be retired. You don’t need to be a professional,” said Sharon Levine, director of the program. “Some people are still working too.”

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