Seniors

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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Published January 21, 2020

ROCHESTER — Seniors who want to switch up their fitness routines in the new year can head to the new outdoor adult fitness center at the Older Persons’ Commission.

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Published January 17, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Previously spread across the township, West Bloomfield senior programming is now consolidated in one dedicated space at Orchard Mall.

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Published January 15, 2020

METRO DETROIT — It’s another early Saturday morning, and Angelo Taormina is lacing up his ice skates. Like he has done for the past three decades, he’s preparing to take the ice at Hazel Park Ice Arena with friends and family for their weekly drop-in hockey game. The puck drops at 8:20 a.m.

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Published January 15, 2020

ROCHESTER — When Craig Butler turned 50 last March, he jumped at the chance to participate in the Michigan Senior Olympics.

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Published January 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A few months after the departure of the coordinator of the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center, a new leader is in place.

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Published December 27, 2019

UTICA  — If you’re looking to find out if you are getting the tax return you actually deserve, you might want to consider attending the next Utica City Council meeting Jan. 14.

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Published December 13, 2019

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GROSSE POINTE FARMS — For more than 15 years, the Helm at the Boll Life Center has put together some special Christmas gifts for seniors in the Harper Woods and Grosse Pointe communities.

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St. Clair Shores
Mug recipe kits for teens
9 a.m.-9 p.m.
St. Clair Shores Public Library
Harrison Township
Story time at Waterfront Park
11 a.m.
Waterfront Park
Ferndale
'Puffs' at Ringwald Theatre
8 p.m.
Ringwald Theatre (inside Affirmations LGBTQ+ Community Center)
Medicare plan reviews
12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Area Agency on Aging 1-B
Grosse Pointe Shores
'Story Festival' at Ford House
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Eleanor and Edsel Ford House

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