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Published: Wednesday, 8/29/2007

Senior activities: Michigan

MICHIGAN

MONROE COUNTY

DUNDEE AREA SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

284 Monroe St.

Daily walks at 9:30 a.m. and lunch at noon, Mondays through Fridays; call ahead for lunch reservations.

Mondays: Daily walk, 9:30 a.m. Rummicube or bunco at 9:30 a.m. Low impact exercise, 1 p.m.

Tuesdays: Bible study at 10:30 a.m. Euchre at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Wednesdays: Jackpot at 9:30 a.m. Embroidery class at 10:30 a.m. Trivia games with prizes at 1 p.m. Low impact exercise at 1 p.m.

Thursdays: Senior yoga at 10 a.m. Movie with popcorn and beverages at 1 p.m.

Fridays: Rummicube or crafts at 9:30 a.m. Pinochle at 1 p.m.

Information and activities: 734-529-2401.

FRENCHtown SENIOR CITIZENS INC.

2786 Vivian Rd., Monroe, Mich.

Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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

Aug. 30: Chair exercises at 11 a.m. Line dancing at 2 p.m.

Aug. 31 and Sept. 7: Swedish weaving at 9 a.m. and bingo at 1 p.m.

Sept. 3: Center closed.

Sept. 4 and 11: Chair exercises at 11 a.m. Bunco at 1 p.m.

Sept. 5 and 12: Euchre at 9:30 a.m. Pickle Ball at 10 a.m. Passion painters at 12:30 p.m. Pinochle at 12:45 p.m.

Sept. 6 and 13: Bridge at 9 a.m. Chair exercises at 11 a.m. Pinochle at 12:45 p.m. Line dancing at 2 p.m.

Information: 734-243-6210.

THE MONROE CENTER

15275 South Dixie Hwy.

Trips: Greek Isles cruise, Oct. 27 to Nov. 9.

Thursdays: Beginning Italian classes, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 to Oct. 25. Free for seniors ages 60 and older, except for the text.

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 physicians' orders. Program is for all ages, but seniors receive sliding fee scale.

Information: 734-242-8711.

TEMPERANCE

BEDFORD SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER

1653 Samaria Rd.

Upcoming trips: 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 information and costs.

Aug. 30: Humor for Health by Paddy Ash, 12:30 p.m. after lunch.

Sept. 13 and 27: Euchre tournament, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sept. 15: Fall card party, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch and prizes. Tickets available in advance.

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

FRIENDSHIP PARK

SENIOR CENTER

2930 131st St., Point Place

Weekdays: Lunch at 11:45 a.m. at a suggested donation of $2 a person.

Sept. 21: Fall Fantasia Dance from 7-11 p.m. at the Great Hall, Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. Music by the Johnny Knorr Orchestra, door prizes, snacks. Tickets at the door, $5. Doors open 6 p.m. Couples and singles welcome.

Oct. 13: Fall craft show, 9 am. to 3 p.m. Household items, crafts, baked goods on sale. Vendor tables for crafts available at $10 and $15. Homemade sloppy joes available all day.

Information: 419-936-3079 or visit www.geocities.com/friendshippark.•

SENIOR ADULT CENTER

2700 Pelham Rd.

Weekdays programs for all seniors ages 60 and older, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sept. 5: Theater trip to a buffet lunch and the musical, Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah. Reservations and payment required by Aug. 27 to hold a seat. $35 per person includes reservations, theater ticket, and lunch at Milk and Honey.

Information: 419-531-2119.

SILVER AND GOLD CLUB

Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home

3500 Navarre Ave., Oregon

Sept. 12: Trip to Columbus, Ohio to tour the Statehouse, the German Village, shopping, eating. $50.

Information: 419-691-6768.

ELEANOR KAHLE

SENIOR CENTER

1315 Hillcrest Ave.

Weekday nutrition lunches for seniors ages 60 and over, 11:45 a.m. Free will donation. Reservations required a day in advance: 419-476-2969.

Information: 419-476-2745.

syLVANIA SENIOR CENTER

7140 Sylvania Ave.

Tuesdays : Dinner at 5 p.m. for ages 55 and older. Call to sign up ahead of time. Card playing groups also meet then.

Information: 419-885-3913.

MARGARET HUNT

SENIOR CENTER

2121 Garden Lake Pkwy.

Coffee time every morning at 9 a.m. except Saturdays.

Information, activities schedule: 419-385-2595.

AREA OFFICE ON AGING

2155 Arlington Ave.

Information: 419-382-0624.

POWER WHEELCHAIRS FOR SENIORS

AND THE DISABLED

Electric power 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.

Wheels of Love: Medicare recipients may be eligible for a free power wheelchair or scooter if they suffer from certain conditions such as respiratory disorders, arthritis, or cardiovascular disease that limit their ability to use a standard wheelchair. Call 1-866-631-3028 for information.

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

Wishes on Wheels: visit www.threewishes2.com.



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