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Seniors

Published July 5, 2019

WARREN — An 85-year-old Warren man thought he won a $1.2 million sweepstakes cash prize last month. But police said he really ended up getting scammed out of the $34,600.50 he apparently sent by personal checks to cover taxes on the mythical prize money.

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Published July 5, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights is considering the development of a luxury senior living community on Dequindre Road, between 12 Mile and 13 Mile roads. The proposal, by developer Cypress Partners, is for a 120-unit housing development that includes affordable options for moderate- and low-income individuals, to be constructed across three parcels located at 30021, 30031 and 30071 Dequindre Road.

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Published June 26, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — West Bloomfield Township continues to be a popular destination for senior citizens — so much so that the township board previously had to issue a moratorium on the opening of new senior living facilities there due to an oversaturated market.

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Published June 17, 2019

UTICA — The Utica City Council in a 6-1 vote approved the sale of the Riverside 175 senior housing complex to a local real estate acquisitions firm that was the high bidder at the June 13 council meeting.

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Published June 11, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Words that adorn a sign at the entrance of the Clinton Township Senior Center Garden read, “We plant, water and sow; love makes it grow.”

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Published June 11, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Is Grandma’s glass bowl a kitschy classic or a source of cash? Is that old painting in the attic a masterpiece masquerading as discount store décor? Get the answers to questions like these during Treasure Uncovered, an appraisal event from 3 to 7 p.m. June 20 at The Helm at the Boll Life Center in Grosse Pointe Farms. Attendees are invited to bring up to three items to be evaluated, at a cost of $7 per item, with proceeds supporting the work of the nonprofit Helm, formerly Services for Older Citizens.

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Published May 28, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — An independent living community, as well as an assisted living community, may be coming to Macomb Township.

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Published May 15, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Throughout her life, Warren resident Barbara Young was a saver. She was determined to have enough money to hire help and live out her days in her own home, and Young’s children estimate that she saved somewhere around $100,000. But when she passed away a few years ago, that savings was gone.

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Published May 14, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — For more than a year, Huntington Woods has been wanting to increase its housing options, with senior housing being the focus. The City Commission met for a study session May 9 to further discuss its options with senior housing.

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Published May 7, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Construction continues at the site of Macomb Township’s newest senior living community.

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Published April 26, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — In his first year on the Madison Heights City Council, David Soltis arranged for a bus trip to Lansing for a rally on the lawn of the Capitol building, where senior citizens could enjoy a free boxed lunch, meet other seniors from across the state, tour the historical buildings and sit in on a legislative session, making themselves seen and heard by the policymakers whose decisions impact their quality of life.

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Published April 24, 2019

ROCHESTER — “The Magic of Movies” will come to the stage of the Older Persons’ Commission next week as the 650 Players perform song-and-dance numbers from some of cinema’s greatest hits.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — Troy resident and master gardener Craig Smith, whose garden has been featured on the Troy Garden Club Garden Walk, has a lot of shade in his yard.

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Published April 4, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A housing market study finalized in March reveals that the township of West Bloomfield has become oversaturated with senior living facilities.

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Published March 29, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — While remodeling work continues at the Tucker Senior Center in the kitchen area, township officials have taken it upon themselves to solicit bids to have two aging doors at the center replaced. This latest project comes after township officials and members of the Board of Trustees were informed by some concerned residents in early March that the work to improve the kitchen area left much to be desired.

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Published March 26, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Around a dozen Macomb Township residents voiced their opinion on whether or not a senior housing community should be developed in the southern part of the township.

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Published March 26, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The 16th annual Macomb County Senior Wellness and Retirement Expo is coming back with a slew of vendors from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Macomb Intermediate School District building, 44001 Garfield Road in Clinton Township.

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Published March 26, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — On a damp, cloudy Thursday afternoon in late March, Nancy Hauge, 90, and Thelma McCrary, 93, made their way down the stairs of Samaritas Senior Living of Bloomfield Hills to the dining room.

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Published March 22, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The work done to improve the kitchen area at the Tucker Senior Center in Harrison Township has gotten mixed reviews. Some have made complaints about issues such as a busted garbage disposal, freezing water pipes, unfinished walls and countertops, mismatched tiles, and rust and burn marks on a new stainless steel restroom grab bar.

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Published March 18, 2019

UTICA — The city of Utica decided to sell its Riverside 175 senior housing complex at the March 12 City Council meeting, and the building will be put up for bids.

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