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Published: Wednesday, 9/12/2007

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 at10:30 a.m. Euchre at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Wednesdays: Jackpot at9:30 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.

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.

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

Sept. 16: Packard car show, 8 a.m. to 4:30 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, 2-4 p.m. now to Oct. 25. Free for seniors ages 60 and older, except for the textbook.

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.

Sept. 13 and 27: Euchre tournaments, 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.

Sept. 19: Library Book Mobile program, 11 a.m.

Sept. 26: Eyeglasses program, 10 to 11 a.m.

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 PARKSENIOR 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 to 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.

TOLEDO

ASIAN SENIOR CENTER

Highland Park Shelter House

1865 Finch St.

Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. Tai chi exercises from 1 to 2 p.m. Fridays.

Information: 419-481-1954.

SENIOR ADULT CENTER

2700 Pelham Rd.

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

Information: 419-531-2119.

SILVER AND GOLD CLUB

Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home

3500 Navarre Ave., Oregon

Oct. 17: Trip to Berlin, Ohio to tour the Wendell August Forge Company, and shopping in the Amish area. $50.

Information: 419-691-6768.

ELEANOR KAHLESENIOR 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.

Activities 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 at that time.

Information: 419-885-3913.

POWER WHEELCHAIRS FOR SENIORSAND 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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