Seniors

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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Published March 13, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A new partnership between two local nonprofits is benefiting low-income seniors in need. Thanks to a grant from an anonymous donor, low-income seniors serviced by the Rochester Area Neighborhood House are now able to exercise, eat a healthy lunch, socialize and get involved with the community at the Older Persons’ Commission.

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Published February 19, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — A local group wants senior citizens to be aware of resources that can help people older than 60 learn about aging gracefully.

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Published February 18, 2019

BINGHAM FARMS — Developers aim to construct senior housing on 9 acres of vacant land at the southeast corner of 14 Mile and Telegraph roads.

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Published February 15, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A “catastrophic failure” of the air makeup unit at the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center meant that daily lunch would become a daily hassle.

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Published February 8, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Meals on Wheels, a program run by the Macomb Community Action Office of Senior Services, is in dire need of volunteers for the winter months.

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Published February 5, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The sudden death of Tim Campbell, known to most as Chef Tim, shook many in the Royal Oak community. The Madison Heights resident was 59 years old when he died Dec. 14.

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Published February 5, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — Huntington Woods has long been looking at increasing its senior housing within the city.

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Published January 29, 2019

TROY — Troy resident John Kaiser, 75, has a great laugh and a wacky sense of humor.

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Published January 24, 2019

WARREN — At press time, police were looking for two men who allegedly posed as city Water Department employees to gain entry into the home of an elderly Warren resident and steal a large amount of cash.

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Published January 23, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Detroit Institute of Arts has welcomed generations of people through its doors over the years. The age ranges run from wide-eyed youths to seniors with decades of life experience. As the exhibits change, so do the experiences.

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