Monroe County Commission on Aging.
Commission on Aging
Commission on Aging
The Monroe County Commission on Aging is charged with recommending the prudent spending of public dollars to promote the health, dignity and independence of Monroe County residents sixty years of age and older.
The Monroe County Commission on Aging will strive to provide services to positively impact the quality of life for all residents of Monroe County sixty years of age and older.
In 2012, the AAA 1-B provided 29,621 hours of personal care, home care and respite to 163 seniors in Monroe County.
Call us at 800-852-7795 or
visit our website at www.aaa1b.org
Frenchtown Friendship Club
The Frenchtown Friendship Club is an Adult Day Service Program, located at the Frenchtown Senior Citizens Center, that offers professional supervision as well as planned activities for the elderly with cognitive impairment. Their goal is to provide a positive, happy environment where the elderly can feel needed and useful.
While the Frenchtown Friendship Club is not meant to be a substitute for the family or caregiver, it works to supplement the care received at home while giving the family or caregiver a relief for work, errands or respite care knowing their loved one is well cared for professionally run, well-planned and supervised environment.
In 2012, the Frenchtown Friendship Club Adult Day Service Program provided 12,317 adult day service hours to 32 area seniors.
Assistance with personal needs
Group and individualized activities
Lunch and snacks
Secure and supportive atmosphere
Therapeutic art programs
In 2012, Deaf & Hearing Impaired Services provided 1,288 counseling and interpretation hours for 127 deaf and hard of hearing seniors.
Resource Advocacy Program
The Resource Advocacy Program identifies older adults in need of community services and acts as their advocates to assist these individuals to find resources that meet their needs.
In 2012, The Resource Advocacy Program provided 8,479 counseling and assistance hours for 832 seniors.
Food Assistance Program
The Food Assistance Program offers food to
low-income seniors over sixty years of age.
In 2012, the Food Assistance Program
provided 112,966 food items for 571 seniors in Monroe County.
Specialized Transportation Program
The Specialized Transportation Department provides reliable transportation to non-emergency medical appointments and treatments for senior Monroe County residents. Many of the transportation vans are equipped with wheelchair lifts with seating for 6-10 passengers. The program operates Monday through Friday with morning and afternoon shifts.
In 2012, The Monroe County Opportunity Program Specialized Transportation Department provided 5,476 one-way trips for 182 seniors.
Senior Legal Services
Monroe County Senior Legal Services provides legal assistance to residents of Monroe County who are sixty years of age and older. Services are provided at their local office and through outreach sites around the county, including senior centers, nutrition sites, and nursing homes.
In 2012, Monroe County Senior Legal Services provided 2,900 legal service hours for 972 seniors in Monroe County.
Self & Family Behavioral Healthcare program provides counseling and mental health services to seniors of Monroe County.
In 2012, Self & Family Behavioral Healthcare provided 297 counseling
hours to 27 seniors.
LIFE is a nutritional program in Monroe County that provides congregate and home delivered nutritional meals for older persons to help them live as independently as possible.
In 2012, LIFE provided 212,386 congregate and home delivered hot nutritional meals for 1,901 seniors in Monroe County.
SERVICES PROVIDEDThe Health Van provides door to door service for Monroe County seniors going to any non-emergency appointments. Transportation is scheduled by appointment only and 72 hours advance notice is requested. All vans are wheelchair accessible. Transportation service can be scheduled morning through evening hours, 7 days a week
SERVICE AREAThe Health Van transports Monroe County seniors only. Our transportation coverage area includes all of Monroe County, and surrounding areas, including: Toledo, Sylvania, Maumee, Perrysburg and Oregon. Transportation is also available to Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti & Detroit areas.
SCHEDULINGScheduling for transportation is on a first call basis. The Health Van needs the following information to schedule service: Name, Phone Number, Address, Date of Birth, Doctor’s Name, Doctor’s Address, Date & Time of Appointment, Need for Special Assistance.
In 2012, the Health Van provided 3,304 one-way trips for 109 Monroe County seniors.
ETS HoursMonday – Friday7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ETS FaresFull Fare...................................$2.00Senior Citizens ........................$1.00Disabled ..................................$1.00Children 6 to 12 years..............$1.00Children under 6 (with adult)....FREE Aides........................................FREEIn 2012, Lake Erie Transit ETS provided
17,099 one-way trips around town for 565 seniors.
(RSVP of Monroe County)
RSVP provides volunteers in non-profit stations throughout Monroe County. Seniors, 55 and better, contribute their time and talent to various sites, including but not limited to: Resale Shops, the Monroe County Courthouse, God Works! dinners, local Health Checks, food pantries and various schools and churches. RSVP can help you make volunteering a more meaningful experience by offering you information, support and guidance.
In 2012, RSVP provided 60,800 hours of volunteer time from 353 seniors.
1653 Samaria Road Temperance, MI 48182 (734)856-3330
Meals, activities, companionship, and good times are waiting for you -- join us here!
In 2012, Bedford Senior Citizens Center provided
40,159 hours of service for 577 Monroe County seniors.
284 Monroe Street Dundee, MI 48131 (734)529-2401
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 3:00pm
The Dundee Area Senior Citizens Center is a multi-purpose enterprise. The Center strives to meet the varying needs of all people 55 years of age and older. It promotes a fulfilling and independent quality of life for those who enjoy associating with others, and the homebound who are an important segment of the Center. It is dedicated to do all that is possible to encourage everyone to have happy, interesting and productive lives.
In 2012, the Dundee Area Senior Citizens Center provided 27,431 hours of service for 345 area seniors.
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm
The purpose of the Frenchtown Senior Center is to host and plan programs that encourage the older adults to socialize and participate in activities designed to assist them to live more independent lives.
In 2012, the Frenchtown Senior Citizens Center provided 37,739 hours of service for 1,082 area seniors.
Services & Activities
Painting Classes Adult Day Services Bingo Bocce Ball
Bunco Card Parties Craft Classes Dancing Classes
Exercise Karaoke Line Dancing Noon Lunches
Quilting Walk Path Wii Fitness Pool League
Brain Boosters Knitting Dances Health Screenings
45 Neckel Ct
Milan, MI 48160
Monday through Friday
8:00am – 3:00pm
Milan Seniors for Healthy Living is a non-profit organization committed to providing activities, programs, and services designed to enhance quality of life and encourage aging with independence and dignity in the greater Milan area.
Come spend some time at Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Center – All are welcome! Our center is a warm welcoming place to hang out.
We offer lots of wonderful activities….
Penny Bingo Bible Study Exercise Room Hot Lunches Sequence Craft Classes Enhance Fitness Massage Therapy Scrabble Guest Speakers Tap Dance Blood Pressure Checks Pinochle Euchre Jazz Dance Hearing Aid Service Trips Red Hats Tai Chi Birthday Celebrations Quilting B’s Volunteer Opportunities PATH Diabetic Support Group
In 2012, the Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Center provided 7,558 hours of service for 166 area Monroe County seniors.
Fare Fee Structure (One Way)Within City Limits……...$1.002 – 4.99 Mile Trip………$3.005 – 9.99 Mile Trip………$6.0010 – 20 Mile Trip……….$10.00
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monroe Center, is a one-stop center where seniors and others enjoy a wealth of programming, activities, support, information and assistance, social settings, and great food!
Join a Tai Chi class to center your spirit and body Surf cyberspace on free internet access
Join a lively exercise class Use legal or support services
Volunteer to help others Hop on the treadmills or stationary bikes
Noon Dinners Enjoy the best salad bar in town!
At Monroe Center, our mission is to lead in information and assistance for quality lifestyles and healthy aging! We truly believe in the involvement of mind, body, and spirit in life to remain vital and independent. We will continue to offer the support programs and information to assist you in any way we can.
In 2012, the Monroe Center for Health Aging provided 71,269 hours of service for 1,285 Monroe County seniors.
Open Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
700 Carleton-Rockwood Road
Carleton, MI 48117
In 2012, Ash Senior Citizens Center provided
9,952 hours of service for 99 area seniors.
Berlin Senior Citizens Center
Open Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
8000 Swan View Drive
Newport, MI 48166
In 2012, Berlin Senior Citizens Center provided
9,114 hours of service for 111 area seniors.