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Senior Services (Catholic Social Services)

Offers a variety of community based programs to aid the 55+ population including respite, tax assistance, chore and home-repair services, resource advocacy, assistance navigating Medicaid/Medicare, Senior Volunteers, (RSVP), Neighborhood Senior Services, The Oaks adult day program, home maintenance and minor repair services, Grandparents as Parents, (GAP), activities and events, and more. csswashtenaw.org (click on Seniors)

5361 McAuley, Towsley Health Bldg.
(734) 712-7775


For senior transportation services, see Transportation-Special Services.

Ann Arbor Community Center

Social activities, health information, outreach, counseling, and health screening. Seniors meet Thurs. 10 a.m., lunch 11:45. Outreach for homebound seniors Mon., Wed., & Fri. ywhiten@aacc1923.org, annarbor-communitycenter.org V

625 N. Main
(734) 662-3128


Foster Grandparents Program (Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development)

Senior volunteers age 55 and older work with children and youth in day care centers, Head Start programs, schools, and youth facilities throughout Washtenaw County. Volunteers receive a nontaxable stipend ($2.65/hour), transportation assistance for program-related activities, meals while on duty, orientation and ongoing training, and an annual physical exam. Volunteers must meet low-income guidelines and work a minimum of 20 hours/week. ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/community-and-economic-development/human-services/foster-grandparent-program V


(734) 222-3767


Housing Bureau for Seniors (Michigan Medicine)

Services include coordinating shared housing arrangements, preventing elderly evictions and foreclosures, and counseling about housing options. Referrals to community senior services. Tax preparation program. Speakers available. Annual spring Senior Living Week has informational workshops, a senior living expo, tours of living communities, and health screenings. housingbureauseniors@umich.edu, med.umich.edu/seniors V

2401 Plymouth, #C
(734) 998-9339


Turner Senior Wellness Program (U-M Health System)

Improves quality of life for older adults and their families by providing health lectures, exercise classes, information about community resources, support groups, technology mentoring, and more. Throughout the building, Gallery 55+ displays the art of those age 55 & over. Newly installed hearing loop in main conference. Open Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Lunch served Tues. & Fri. noon; $3 donation for those age 65 & over; $5.50 for others. No fees for regular events. See website for calendar. V

2401 Plymouth
(734) 998-9353


Active Adults at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor

Weekly Tues. and Thurs. activity series with nut-free, vegetarian lunch available for purchase at noon (special pricing for age 60+). Exercise, Mahjongg, current events discussions, and more. Chamber ensembles some Mon. afternoons (tickets at A2SO.org), Sun. morning brunch concerts. Third Thursday Lunch and Learn, film screenings, evening speakers, Fri. Yiddish readers group. rachaelhoffenblum@jccannarbor.org, jccannarbor.org V

2935 Birch Hollow
(734) 971-0990


Meals on Wheels & Senior Café Programs (Office of Community & Economic Development)

The Meals on Wheels & Senior Café Programs deliver nutritious noontime meals to homes and public places, such as senior centers and churches, for county residents age 60 & over. $3 donation; no one is turned away for inability to pay. $5.50 donation for guests under 60. See website for locations and dates. lachapellm@ewashtenaw.org, ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/community-and-economic-development/human-services/senior-nutrition-program V

415 W. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti
(734) 544-2977


New American Community Club (Jewish Family Services)

Social services, activities, and assistance for foreign-born seniors. Intake services in English and Russian. info@jfsannarbor.org V

2245 S. State
Marina, (734) 769-0209


Older Adult Services (Jewish Family Services)

Provides medical appointment accompaniment, caregiver support, care management, counseling (outpatient and in-home), home visits, crisis intervention, and referrals for older adults and their families. Expertise with foreign-born older adults. Medicare and Medicaid navigation assistance. info@jfsannarbor.org, jfsannarbor.org/programs-services/older-adult-services V

2245 S. State
(734) 769-0209


Area Agency on Aging 1-B

Information, assistance, and referrals to services for older adults and persons with disabilities, and family members. Also answers Medicare and Medicaid questions. ia@aaa1b.com, aaa1b.com

3941 Research Park, #B
(734) 213-6704


Huron Valley PACE

Supports seniors to remain living at home, as independently as possible. Services provided on-site include adult day center activities, primary medical care, coordination of care, medications, medical equipment, physical and occupational therapies, transportation and more. Services also provided in the home. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. info@hvpace.org, huronvalleypace.org

2940 Ellsworth, Ypsilanti
(734) 572-5777


Older Adult Services (Jewish Family Services)

Support for older adults which includes medical accompaniment, friendly visitor, and food delivery from JFS food pantry for low income seniors. info@jfsannarbor.org

2245 S. State
(734) 769-0209


Silver Club Memory Loss Program

Five groups for older adults with mild to moderate memory loss, cognitive impairment, or early stages of Alzheimer's. Groups include the Mind Works gaming group for those concerned about memory loss and cognition; members meet Thurs. to work on group and individual games and mental exercises. The Coffeehouse group for those with mild memory loss meets Thurs. for educational activities such as lectures and discussions. The Elderberry Club group for women with some memory loss meets Tues. for discussion, education, and social activities. The Wisdom Keepers for those with mild memory loss and good long-term memories meets Thurs. to socialize and share memories. The Silver Club Enrichment Program for those with moderate memory loss is a structured, activity-based program that meets Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (includes lunch). Prescreening of prospective members required for all groups. Sliding scale fee. GerMedSilverClub@umich.edu, med.umich.edu/geriatrics/community/silverclub.htm S, V

2401 Plymouth, #C
(734) 998-9352




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