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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 S, V

625 N. Main [map]
(734) 662-3128


Area Agency on Aging 1-B

Information, assistance, and referrals for older adults and persons with disabilities, and their caregivers and families. Also answers Medicare and Medicaid questions. aaa1b.com

3941 Research Park, Suite B [map]
(734) 213-6704, (800) 852-7795


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

Senior volunteers age 55 and older work with special-needs children one-on-one at day care centers, schools, and hospitals. Volunteers earn a nontaxable stipend ($2.65/hr), transportation assistance for program-related activities, one meal each day of service, orientation and ongoing training, and an annual physical exam. Volunteers must meet income guidelines and work a minimum of 20 hours/week. reidc@ewashtenaw.org, ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/community-and-economic-development/human-services/foster-grandparent-program S, V


(734) 222-3767


Housing Bureau for Seniors (U-M Health System)

Services include coordinating shared housing arrangements, preventing elderly eviction and foreclosure, and counseling about housing and care options. Referrals to community senior services. Tax preparation program. Speakers available. housingbureauseniors@umich.edu, med.umich.edu/seniors S, V

2401 Plymouth, Suite C [map]
(734) 998-9339


JCC Active Adults (Jewish Community Center)

Lunch series, featuring musical performances, guest speakers, presentations, and discussions, Tues. & Thurs. Chamber music series features groups and soloists from the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. Also, weekly current events discussion, Yiddish book group, games group, and low-impact/mobility sensitive fitness programs including Zumba Gold. noreendeyoung@jccfed.org, jccannarbor.org S, V

2935 Birch Hollow [map]
(734) 971-0990


Medicaid/Medicare Assistance (Catholic Social Services)

Seniors and adults with disabilities receive assistance in making informed decisions regarding health insurance and prescription drug coverage to best meet their needs. All Medicare recipients are eligible. csswashtenaw.org (click on seniors) S, U, V

5361 McAuley, Towsley Health Bldg. [map]
(734) 712-0523


Neighborhood Senior Services (Catholic Social Services)

Provides support and advocacy for older adults living in their own homes: home safety, household maintenance and repair, transportation to health care facilities, and companion services for low-income seniors. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. csswashtenaw.org (click on seniors) S, V

Towsley Health Bldg., 5361 McAuley [map]
(734) 712-7256


New American Community Club (Jewish Family Services)

Social services, activities, and assistance for foreign-born older adults. info@jfsannarbor.org S, U, V

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


Older Adult Services (Jewish Family Services)

Provides case management, counseling, home visits, crisis intervention, medical accompaniment, and referrals for older adults and their families. Expertise with foreign-born older adults. Medicare and Medicaid navigation assistance. S, U

2245 S. State [map]
(734) 769-0209


Senior Nutrition Program (Office of Community & Economic Development of Washtenaw County)

Nutritious noontime meals home-delivered and served at public places such as senior centers and churches throughout the county, to county residents age 60 & over. $3 donation suggested. ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/community-and-economic-development/human-services/senior-nutrition-program S, V

110 N. Fourth Ave., Mailing address: P.O. Box 8645, AA 48107 [map]
(734) 222-3767


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 group for women with some memory loss meets Tues. for discussion, education, and social activities. The Wisdom Keepers Reminiscence Group for those with mild memory loss and good long-term memories meets Wed. to socialize and share memories. The Day 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. med.umich.edu/geriatrics/ S, V

2401 Plymouth Rd., Suite C [map]
(734) 998-9352


Turner Senior Wellness Center (U-M Health System)

Turner Senior Wellness Program 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. Lunch served Tues. & Fri. noon; $3 donation for those age 60 & over; $5 for others. med.umich.edu/geriatrics/community/turner.htmS

2401 Plymouth [map]
(734) 998-9353



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