Seniors

Published November 20, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The community can help spread holiday cheer by assisting local families in financial need this holiday season.

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Published November 19, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — This year has been challenging for everyone, and at a time when it may be more important than ever, Home Instead Senior Care’s seasonal favorite, Be a Santa to a Senior, is returning with new ways for the community to participate in helping seniors enjoy the holidays.

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Published November 10, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Beverly Hills resident Marilyn Ferber, 87, who has been homebound, especially since the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic, couldn’t fathom having to leave her house this year to receive an influenza vaccination.

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Published November 6, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Residents aren’t likely to see many new senior housing facilities popping up in the area in the near future.

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Published October 26, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — Plans to transition the Sisters of Mercy parcel, adjacent to the Costick Activities Center, into a senior living community continued forward Sept. 28 as Farmington Hills City Council members voted 4-1 to approve the planned unit development for the site.

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Published October 20, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The list of essential items needed to get through the COVID-19 pandemic goes well beyond personal protection equipment.

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Published October 15, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Local senior citizens can now avoid shopping centers amid a pandemic, thanks to a new program.

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Published October 6, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — As part of its “Living Well at CMPL” series, the Clinton-Macomb Public Library hosted a Zoom presentation Sept. 23 regarding mental health during COVID-19.

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Published September 18, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After a months-long hiatus, the fitness center at the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center is back open for business.

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Published September 15, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — It’s a September tradition that, even in 2020, wasn’t to be broken — Apple Pie Week at the St Clair Shores Senior Activity Center.

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Published September 2, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — On Aug. 19, two local groups donated six refurbished laptops to the Harrison Township Senior Center.

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Published August 11, 2020

TROY — Jeanne Reynolds, of Troy, likes to grow a variety of organic vegetables in her plot at the Troy Community Garden at Troy Farm, on South Boulevard.

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Published July 27, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Elsie Dickty, a 90-year-old, 30-year resident of Shelby Township, spent several months inside her home quarantined since the novel coronavirus hit in March.     

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Published July 24, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Senior citizens are a favorite target for many scammers, and they have plenty to watch out for both from criminals and from unscrupulous businesses who seek to take advantage of them.

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Published July 24, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — If art is a form of hope, Harrison Township resident Mary McGaughy has been instilling plenty of it in recent months for some of society’s most vulnerable people.

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Published July 24, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Two community-oriented departments in Clinton Township are continually evolving in terms of offering residents the programs and services they have come to know and love.

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Published July 24, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Active Adult Center, or AAC, caters to a wide range of people, including older individuals who may be more susceptible to the coronavirus.

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Published July 21, 2020

ROYAL OAK — With little family left in the area, neighbors who are part of the Vinsetta East Homeowners Association got together to put on a surprise, socially-distanced parade in front of Helen Demark’s home to celebrate her 104th birthday July 7.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — When the doors of the Older Persons’ Commission facility closed to members March 14 due to the COVID-19 crisis, the organization’s essential services to homebound seniors kicked into high gear, officials said.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — An operating millage renewal for the Older Persons’ Commission, which also includes an OPC millage increase, is planned for the August primary election.

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