Seniors

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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Published July 1, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Like so many around the country, West Bloomfield resident Martie Lynch was dismayed by the death of George Floyd, a black resident in Minnesota who died after a white police officer pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On March 11, the Mahany-Meininger Senior Community Center held its highest-grossing lunch program to date — a special pop-up collaboration with Redford-based Ackroyd’s Scottish Bakery.

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Published June 23, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Lucille Grewe was the center of attention June 2, surrounded by friends and family celebrating her 108th birthday.

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Published June 19, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Quarantine has been tough on the youngest people in our families, as play dates and schoolwork have been dramatically changed to decelerate the spread of COVID-19.

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Published June 5, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Summertime traditions will be different in 2020, but the St. Clair Shores Parks and Recreation director says that doesn’t mean there still aren’t opportunities to have fun.

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Published April 20, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In a time of uncertainty, staffers and residents at a local senior living community are offering hope.

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Published March 3, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — The Society of Active Retirees nonprofit will spend time this winter looking ahead at some of the emerging trends and technology coming down the pipeline that may affect their older adult population.

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Published February 11, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Whether it’s to fatten the wallet, to be social or simply to maintain a sense of accomplishment, many seniors are choosing to stay in the workforce after retirement.

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