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40,000 Movies in 91 Years, A Holocaust Survivor Shares Cinematic Diary

August 7th 2020

From his childhood in Germany to the Nazi occupation to post-war Shanghai to his adult life in Metro Detroit, Zydower has loved everything about movies.

July 15 – Medicare 101 Zoom Presentation

July 12th 2020

The Farmington Community Library will email invitations to those who register at least 30 min. before the start time.

Former Students Help Make 94th Birthday Special for Retired Clawson Music Teacher

March 8th 2019

Former Students Help Make 94th Birthday Special for Retired Clawson Music Teacher (Lara Mossa, March 8,  2019) BERKLEY – She said the secret to longevity is taking a nap every day and eating good food. “And my kids take good care of me,” said Zenovia Courtney, 93, of Berkley. A former music teacher, Courtney turns […]

Free Class for Older Adults on Mobility and Staying Active Feb. 15

January 25th 2018

Free Class for Older Adults on Mobility and Staying Active Feb. 15 Royal Oak, MI – The Area Agency on Aging 1B is hosting a Free Matter of Balance class begining in Royal Oak February 15. Learn how to stay on your feet with Matter of Balance classes designed for people 60+. These classes include […]

Sugar Packets and Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia

October 14th 2017

Sugar Packets & Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2017) Novi, MI – Loretta and Gregory were married at the age of 16, over 40 years ago, and have always been true to each other.  Yet as Gregory began to age, Alzheimer’s started to take its toll and […]

Person Over 60 Needed to Represent Oakland County on Committee

January 27th 2017

Person Over 60 Needed to Represent Oakland County on Committee (Oakland County Commission, Jan. 27, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is seeking an older adult representative to serve on the Oakland County Area Agency on Aging Subcommittee. Interested individuals must be at least 60 years of age and reside […]

Ferndale to Consider St. James Senior Living Proposal

January 7th 2017

Ferndale to Consider St. James Senior Living Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Planning continues on a development that would turn the former St. James School and Convent into an assisted living facility. Ferndale City Council is having a public hearing on Monday at 7pm to consider a special land use […]

Bloomfield Twp. Senior Sent over $8,600 to Scam Artist in Jamaica

December 8th 2016

Bloomfield Twp. Senior Sent over $8,600 to Scam Artist in Jamaica (Bloomfield Twp. Police, Dec. 8, 2016) On December 6, officers spoke with an elderly woman from [address withheld by oc115]. She said, starting in early November, she received phone calls from several  people who all claimed to be from Publishers Clearing House and the […]