Seniors

Published July 31, 2018

ROYAL OAK — The life of Michael Gleeson, 81, of Royal Oak, still has more chapters to come, but his official 60-year career with the city of Royal Oak came to an end earlier this year.

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Published July 31, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The growing pains have eased, and the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center threw open its doors July 25 to celebrate its grand reopening, 20 months after ground was broken on a renovation and expansion project.

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Published July 24, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Rochester City Council recently gave the green light to a 137-unit senior living community at the northwest corner of Elizabeth and Second streets in downtown Rochester.

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Published July 24, 2018

CLAWSON — As nearly 80 people filed into the Knights of Columbus hall for Julia Ullman earlier this month, she said she felt a little overwhelmed. Guests were coming to celebrate a milestone birthday for a remarkable 100-year-old Clawson mother, wife, neighbor and parishioner. But Ullman looks back at her century of memories as just another “normal life.”

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Published July 17, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Unpredictable moods and sleeping habits. An inability or unwillingness to engage in personal tasks, such as dressing or bathing. Repeating questions or comments time after time. A tendency to wander off and get lost.

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Published July 11, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — At the recommendation of the city’s Senior Citizen Advisory Board, the Madison Heights City Council approved a name change for the Madison Heights Senior Center. It will now be known as the Madison Heights Active Adult Center.Read More

Published July 10, 2018

ROCHESTER — Staying active as you grow older isn’t always easy, but there are advantages for those who can. Glenn Clark, the owner of Stardust Ballroom, in Keego Harbor, said dancing is a great way for seniors to keep their bodies — and minds — healthy and strong.

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Published July 10, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Even in today’s fractured television universe, with more channels and online options than ever catering to different audiences, TV remains a youth-driven medium. That’s one of the elements that makes Grosse Pointe Woods writer/director Harry Burkey’s latest project welcome. Alongside a cast of acting newcomers, he made a series of short comic films that resemble a sitcom that focuses on the lives of a small group of senior friends.

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Published June 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Jewish Family Service recently received three grants from The Jewish Fund to bolster three health care programs the community organization provides. 

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Published June 12, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Fire Department is rolling out a new program involving the installation of a device that allows first responders to gain quick access to a property in times of emergency.

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Published June 5, 2018

TROY — Citing higher efficiency and increasing need, the Troy City Council took steps to take over Troy Medi-Go Plus, which transports seniors and people with disabilities to doctor’s appointments.

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Published June 4, 2018

UTICA — The Macomb Community Action Office of Senior Services will host its 29th annual Senior Fun Festival from 9 a.m. to noon June 12. The free festival will be held at Jimmy John’s Field in Utica and is open to the public.

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Published May 21, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — At the end of the year, many schools celebrate sunshine and athletic abilities with field days. 

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Published May 15, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution May 6 to turn the John Grace Community Center into affordable senior housing.  Formerly John Grace Elementary School, the school, located at 21030 Indian St.Read More

Published May 10, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — Ground was broken May 4 at the Martha T. Berry Medical Care Facility, 43533 Elizabeth St., commencing construction on a new addition as well as major renovations.

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Published May 7, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — If there’s one thing you could say about the members of Next, Birmingham’s center for people over 50, it’s that they certainly don’t sit still for long.

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Published April 27, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — On May 16, senior citizens from across the state will descend on the Capitol building in Lansing to mingle with lawmakers and senior advocates, drawing attention to needs such as health care, home care and more.

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Published April 24, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — One new senior living community is on track to occupy a former elementary school, and a second senior housing project may be reworked for another former school site in the township.

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Published April 24, 2018

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Last September, 90 folks of all ages took to the safety paths that wrap around the township campus.

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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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