Senior Resources

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, at the University of Michigan.

2401 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 734-998-9351, germedoll@umich.edu.

Ann Arbor Community Center

Social activities, health information, outreach, counseling, and health screening. Hot lunches for seniors Thurs. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; reservation required. Outreach for homebound seniors Monday, Wednesday, & Friday www.annarbor-communitycenter.org, 734-662-3128

Ann Arbor Senior Center

Classes include fitness, dance, art, music, bridge, mah-jongg, computer, French, and scrapbooking. Free activities include Scrabble, investing basics, Wii and table games, and movies. Trips, hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. Lunch for age 55 & over ($2.50) served 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, & Friday. Produces cable TV (channel 19) show Senior Moments. Newsletter $10/year. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. 12:30-4 p.m. www.a2gov.org/senior, 734-794-6250

Area Agency on Aging 1-B

Information, assistance, and referrals for older adults, persons with disabilities, and their caregivers and families. Also answers Medicare and Medicaid questions. www.aaa1b.com, (800) 852-7795

Catholic Social Services Older Adult Services

Medicare/Medicaid and tax assistance, volunteer respite care, senior volunteer placement services, Grandparents as Parents support program. Publishes Resource Directory for Senior Adults. www.csswashtenaw.org (click on Programs), 734-712-3625

Housing Bureau for Seniors (U-M Health System)

Services include coordinating shared housing arrangements, preventing eviction and foreclosure, and counseling about housing and care options. Referrals to community senior services. Tax preparation program. Hosts Senior Living and Housing Awareness Week Conference. Speakers available. housingbureauseniors@umich.edu, 734-998-9339

Jewish Family Services Older Adult Services

Provides care management, short-term supportive counseling, home visits, crisis intervention, patient advocacy, and referrals for older adults and their families. Expertise with foreign-born older adults. Open to people of all faiths. 734-769-0209 Jewish Family Services - Transportation, 734-769-0209 Open to people of all faiths. http://www.jfsannarbor.org/services/older-adult/

Monday Club for Seniors

Informal drop-in social group meets Mon. 10 a.m.-noon. for crafts, exercise, Bible study, and special guest speakers. www.sawashtenaw.org, Salvation Army, 734-668-8353

Neighborhood Senior Services

Helps county residents age 60 & over stay in their own homes. Volunteers provide seniors with home maintenance and repair, safety assessments and device installation, medical transportation and accompaniment, resource coordination and advocacy, and substance abuse prevention. Cost-sharing contributions are encouraged. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. , www.nssweb.org, 734-712-7775

Pittsfield Senior Center

Trips, tours, monthly book club, senior nutrition program, and many scheduled activities, including cards, crafts, bingo, and line dancing. Free classes in writing, computers, and more. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. http://www.pittsfield-mi.gov/index.aspx?nid=278, 734-822-2117

Senior Nutrition Program (Washtenaw County Community Services)

Nutritious noontime meals home delivered and served at public places throughout the county to county residents age 60 & over. $2.50 donation suggested. www.ewashtenaw.org, 734-544-3046

Turner Senior Resource Center (U-M Health System)

Aims to improve the quality of life for older adults and their families. Programs and activities include workshops and support groups on topics such as health care, nutrition, memory improvement, disease prevention, fitness, creative writing, computer instruction, successful aging, caregiving for aging relatives, and more. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers continuing education through lectures, courses, study and writing groups, and trips for age 50 & over. The Silver Club Memory Loss programs are designed to meet the needs of older adults with memory loss and their families. Gallery 55+ displays the art of those age 55 & over. Lunch served Tues. & Fri. noon; $2.50 donation for those age 60 & over; $5 for others. www.med.umich.edu/geriatrics; 734-998-9353