Seniors

Published May 9, 2023

BIRMINGHAM — The Adopt-A-Senior program has been a valuable resource to Birmingham seniors for nearly 25 years, and Birmingham police are reminding the community that the program is available for senior residents who could benefit from someone to talk to or a helping hand.

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Published April 26, 2023

TROY — Changes may be coming to some of Troy’s programming aimed at senior citizens, but some seniors are saying that far more is needed far sooner.

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Published April 15, 2023

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For nearly three years, the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission has been trying to secure a facility to hold events for the community’s seniors.

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Published April 10, 2023

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield Township Parks and Recreation Commission has secured a temporary facility to house all senior programming, according to a press release.

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Published March 22, 2023

NOVI — Scientists from around the world flocked to Ann Arbor March 16 to honor Novi resident Wilbur Bigelow, a professor emeritus at the University of Michigan, with a surprise 100th birthday party.

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Published March 22, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Senior Center has announced its featured artist for March and April.

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Published March 8, 2023

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Older Persons’ Commission is giving the senior community a chance to ‘Spring into Action’ this month with a variety of classes and programs March 13-17.

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Published March 4, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center gained 450 members since this time last year, according to Senior Center Coordinator Matthew Hubinsky.

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Published February 8, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — The City Council approved funds through the Oakland County Senior Centers Matching Grant Program Jan. 23.

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Published February 8, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Longtime Shelby Township resident and Korean War veteran William B. Harrell, 91, was the recipient of an Honor Flight in November to visit the national war memorials in Washington, D.C.

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Published February 8, 2023

METRO DETROIT — Seniors from across the state will go head-to-head in the 2023 Michigan Senior Olympics Winter Games, which will be held mainly throughout March and April at various locations throughout Oakland County.

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Published November 7, 2022

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MOUNT CLEMENS — On Oct. 25, Macomb County officials welcomed three guests of honor at its Department of Roads and COMTEC Center in Mount Clemens.

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Published October 26, 2022

METRO DETROIT — Those age 50 and older are racking ’em up more and more as billiards gain popularity among the age group.

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Published October 12, 2022

MADISON HEIGHTS — For more than 20 years, a program at the Active Adult Center in Madison Heights has been helping people complete their taxes. Last year, four volunteers completed returns for more than 100 clients. In years prior, up to seven completed returns for 300-400 clients.

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Published October 5, 2022

BIRMINGHAM —  Join Birmingham Next in enjoying the music, food and ambiance of the big band era at  Birmingham’s Big Night Out.

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Published September 22, 2022

SOUTHFIELD — As classes are back in session for young students, a few schools will be welcoming back their senior class assistants.

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Published September 21, 2022

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ST. CLAIR SHORES/GROSSE POINTE CITY — In her years teaching CPR through Community First Responder in St. Clair Shores, Rose Black has had students of all ages learn this potentially lifesaving skill. But one particular student really stood out.

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Published September 19, 2022

ST. CLAIR SHORES — “I’m an antique,” longtime St. Clair Shores resident Connie Frock joked when thinking about how many candles would be on her birthday cake this year.

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Published September 8, 2022

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Earlier this year, the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission was set to move its senior center, “Connect,” into a temporary new home.

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Published August 5, 2022

WEST BLOOMFIELD — What West Bloomfield resident Edith Kozlowski has experienced in her life would have left many people broken and embittered.

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