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Published: Wednesday, 4/11/2007

Senior Activities - Michigan

MICHIGAN

MONROE COUNTY

DUNDEE AREA SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

284 Monroe St.

Lunch at noon Mondays through Fridays; call ahead for reservations.

Mondays: Tai chi exercises for seniors (self healing through movement) at 10 a.m. Low-impact exercise at 1 p.m.

Tuesdays: Embroidery class at 9:30 a.m. Euchre at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Wednesdays: Jackpot at 9 a.m. Bible study at 10:30 a.m. Trivia games with prizes at 1 p.m. Low-impact exercise at 1 p.m.

Thursdays: Senior yoga (stretching and toning) at 10 a.m. Movie time with popcorn and beverages, 1 p.m.

Friday: Rummicube or crafts at 9:30 a.m. and pinochle at 1 p.m.

Information: 734-529-2401.

FRENCHtown SENIOR CITIZENS INC.

2786 Vivian Rd., Monroe, Mich.

Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays for senior citizens.

Lunch served at noon; reservations required by 9 a.m. the day of lunch. Call 734-242-0976.

Trip to Niagara Falls, April 30.

April 12: Bridge at 9 a.m. Card recycling at 9:30 a.m. Chair exercises, 11 a.m. Pinochle, 12:45 p.m. Pool League Party, 1 p.m. Line dancing at 2 p.m. Quilt Guild, 6 p.m.

April 13: Swedish weaving at 9 a.m. Bingo at 1 p.m.

April 15: Travel meeting at 1 p.m.

April 16-18: Open House for National Volunteer Week, refreshments and snacks served, 2 to 5 p.m.

April 19: Volunteer Recognition dinner, 6 p.m.

April 20: Swedish weaving, 9 a.m. Bingo at 1 p.m. Open house for National Volunteer Week, with cake and ice cream, 2 to 5 p.m.

April 23: Bridge at 9 a.m. Quilting Club at 10 a.m. Get Moving exercise at 11 a.m.

Information on activities: 734-243-6210.

THE MONROE CENTER

15275 South Dixie Hwy.

SunBrella Cafe at the center: Weekday breakfasts served 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Weekday lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday breakfast, brunch, and lunch available from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family style Sunday dinners from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at $7.42 for members and $8.48 for guests. Rib nights are at 6 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. Call the center for reservations.

Euchre tournaments, 1 p.m. Saturdays. Bingo at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Trips: Casino day trips, April 20, May 18, and June 15. Kansas City via Chicago, April 22 to 28. Greek Isles cruise, Oct. 27 to Nov. 9.

Information on all programs: 734-241-0404.

MONROE CARING ALTERNATIVES

2092 South Custer Rd.

Medication management services for individuals having difficulty taking prescribed medications.

Assessment by registered nurses, who will set up dispensing of medications and injections while complying with physician's orders. Program is for all ages, but seniors receive sliding fee scale.

Information: 734-242-8711.

TEMPERANCE

BEDFORD SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER

1653 Samaria Rd.

Income tax service, 1 to 3 p.m. Appointment needed; call 734-856-3330.

April 12 and 26: Euchre tournament, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Upcoming trips: Point Edward Charity Casino in Sarnia, Canada on May 1; Chicago from May 14-18; Canadian Island trip, June 23 to 29; Bear Creek Farms from July 25 to 26; Trip to Louisville, Kentucky on July 30 and Aug. 1; Niagara Falls and Toronto from Sept. 10 to 14, and a trip to the Catskill Mountains from Oct. 7 to 13. Call the center for more information and costs.

Information on all programs: 734-856-3330

ST. ANTHONY SENIORS

4605 St. Anthony Rd.

Second, fourth Fridays: Potluck dinners. Euchre games at 11:30 a.m. Open to all seniors.

Information: 734-854-1143.

LUCAS COUNTY

SILVER AND

GOLD CLUB

Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home

3500 Navarre Ave., Oregon

May 16: Visit to Auburn, Indiana for guided tours of the Kruse Automotive and Carriage Museum, National Automotive and Truck Museum, WWII Victory Museum, and shopping. Cost: $50.

Information: 419-691-6768.

ASIAN SENIOR CENTER

Highland Park Shelter House

1865 Finch St.

Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.

Fridays: Tai chi exercises from 1 to 2 p.m.

April 16: Diabetes prevention tips, health seminar, 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. at the center on Finch Street.

April 23: Cervical and prostate cancer, information health seminar, 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.

April 30: High blood pressure: the silent killer, health seminar, 12:45 to 1;45 p.m.

Information: 419-936-2866.

POWER WHEELCHAIRS FOR SENIORS AND THE DISABLED

Power electric wheelchairs available to senior citizens age 65 and older who are unable to walk or self-propel a manual wheelchair in their home or independent living quarters and who meet additional requirements.

Also available to the permanently disabled of any age. Free to those who qualify.

Miracle on Wheels: 1-800-749-8778 or visit www.jaspanmedical.com.

Wishes on Wheels: Visit www.threewishes2.com.

Senior Wheels USA: 1-800-246-6010.

Wheels of Love: Medicare recipients may be eligible for a free power wheelchair if they suffer from certain conditions that limit their ability to complete daily living activities.

For details, call 1-866-631-3022.



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