Seniors

Published November 15, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — Officials with Macomb Community Action’s Office of Senior Services say they are in urgent need of support for the upcoming Meals on Wheels initiative.

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Published October 31, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Technology is advancing at an unprecedented rate, and those improvements trickle down into almost every facet of everyday life, including medical care for senior citizens.

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Published October 23, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — After 40 years, the nonprofit Services for Older Citizens — which originated as Seniors Onward for Change in 1978 — is no more.

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Published October 16, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — An emergency generator that will enable Services for Older Citizens to continue functioning even during power outages is coming soon.

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Published October 2, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — There’s a perception that everyone in the Grosse Pointes is wealthy, but while that might be true for some residents, many others are squarely middle class, while still others — including seniors on fixed incomes — actually struggle to put food on the table.

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Published October 1, 2018

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ST. CLAIR SHORES — For the past 25 years, senior citizens and their caregivers have been able to get information about services, medical screenings and more at the annual Senior Expo at Assumption Cultural Center.

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Published September 25, 2018

ROCHESTER — Growing older comes with a lot of decisions. Seniors and their caregivers need to think about everything from retirement and financial planning to medical insurance, living choices and more.

 

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Published September 14, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The apples are in, the volunteers are ready, and soon the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center will smell of apple pie.

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Published August 30, 2018

WARREN — It was 10:15 a.m. on a Tuesday in August, and the Ramblers were in the middle of a short break at Warren’s Stilwell Manor senior apartments. All but two of the key players were there.

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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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