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Scores of Services for Older Adults Showcased at Troy Senior Expo

April 1st 2019

Scores of Services for Older Adults Showcased at Troy Senior Expo (Cheryl Weiss, April 1, 2019) Troy, MI- If you are a senior citizen, or have a senior citizen in your life, it can be overwhelming to navigate the organizations, service providers, and businesses that are available to provide support in Oakland County.   The Troy […]

Madison Heights Seniors Advocate in Lansing

May 25th 2018

Madison Heights Seniors Advocate in Lansing (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 25, 2018) Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Lansing, MI- Madison Heights City Councilperson David Soltis brought a bus full of special guests to Lansing on May 16 for “Older Michiganians Day.”  The annual event, hosted by Michigan Area Agencies on Aging and Aging Network Partners, includes […]

On Wednesdays, Over 100 “SkyWalkers” Log Miles and Share Smiles at Somerset

May 2nd 2018

On Wednesdays Over 100 “SkyWalkers” Log Miles and Share Smiles at Somerset (Mel Corrigan, May 2, 2018) Troy, MI- While many of us start our mornings off commuting to work or getting kids to school, others park in deserted lots and make their way inside an otherwise empty shopping mall. Mall Walkers across the country […]

Six Week Workshop Helps People w/Chronic Health Conditions Starts May 14

April 21st 2018

  Six Week Workshop Helps People w/Chronic Health Conditions Starts May 14 TROY, MI  – For many adults living with a chronic or ongoing health condition, maintaining an active and fulfilling life is very difficult.  Play a more active role in your health care, and achieve greater wellness and well-being by participating in the next […]

Southfield Community Conversation on Needs of Seniors March 1

February 15th 2018

Southfield Community Conversation on Needs of Seniors March 1   SOUTHFIELD, MI – The Southfield Commission on Senior Adults (COSA) will host a community conversation on the needs of senior adults on March 1 from 5-7 p.m. in the Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road. The event follows the initial community conversation held last September and […]

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group Meets on Third Thursdays

February 2nd 2018

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group Meets on Third Thursdays (Karen S Adcock, SDC, Director of Senior Services, City of Auburn Hills, Feb. 2, 2018) Auburn Hills, MI- Do you have someone in your life that is suffering from dementia?  Are you a caregiver and wonder sometimes how you can keep going?  Do you feel all […]

Novi Sock Hop Sept. 21, 2017

August 16th 2017

  NOVI, MI – Area older adults are once again joining forces for a Throwback Thursday 50’s Sock Hop. Guests from Farmington Hills, Livonia, Northville, Novi, and South Lyon will get together on Thursday, September 21, 6:30-9 p.m. at the Novi Civic Center, 45175 10 Mile Road. The evening includes dancing, refreshments and fun. Music […]

Seniors Displaced after Fire at West Manor Apartments in Pontiac

July 1st 2017

Seniors Displaced after Fire at West Manor Apartments in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2017) Pontiac, MI  – Dozens of residents escaped a fire Saturday evening at West Manor Apartments on Paddock Street in Pontiac.  The 40-unit building went up in flames as firefighters and neighbors helped pull people from the smoky building. The […]

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 […]

Oakland County Threatens to Pull Funding from Area Agency on Aging after Commissioners Denied Access to Meeting

January 12th 2017

Oakland County Threatens to Pull Funding from Area Agency on Aging after Commissioners Denied Access to Meeting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 12, 2017) Pontiac, MI – When the Area Agency on Aging 1-B held a closed session meeting on Jan. 3, they did so without allowing Commissioners  from the six counties they cover to attend. […]