Sunflower Senior Care Opens in Rochester Hills

A New Assisted Living Home Opens in Rochester Hills Leaving home and for a senior care facility is a weighted decision for our aging parents, relatives and friends. Finding an assisted living center that feels like home for our loved ones can be equally as challenging. There are several things to consider when selecting the right home for your loved one: Is there a house doctor or doctor on call? Are home cooked meals provided? Does the home have a clean and safe … [Read more...]

Spring Into Action Month at the OPC

Spring Into Action at the OPC this March Stand-up comedian Billy Ray Bauer will offer his comedic view of growing older as Spring Into Action kicks off on Friday, March 10 at the Older Person's Commission (OPC). Highlights of the week include the Rewired not Retired presentation on "Finding your Passion", a Travel Show featuring upcoming opportunities to travel with the OPC, and a Gardening Presentation with Detroit Free Press/News Master Gardener Nancy Szerlag. Sample Classes at the … [Read more...]

Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games Begin February 8

Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games The Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games are beginning on Wednesday, February 8 and will run until Monday, February 13 (exception of DanceSport February 19). We have 500 athletes from all over the state participating in the games. The games take place at various locations throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties. The Michigan Senior Olympics are open to ages 50 and older. Athletes compete in 5-year-age groups.  Schedule of Events Ice Hockey – … [Read more...]

A Night In Monte Carlo with the OPC’s Annual Charity Gala

Older Persons’ Commission’s 15th Annual Charity Event Announces A Night In Monte Carlo Monte Carlo, the famed and glamorous destination, will be the setting for the OPC’s 15th Annual Charity Gala on Friday, April 28 at the Royal Park Hotel. “A Night in Monte Carlo” will be an evening of sophistication beginning with a pre-glow at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner and a full casino night with game tables, silent auction, raffles, and live entertainment featuring the sounds of Frank … [Read more...]

Sixth Annual Indoor Triathlon Takes Place at OPC on January 16

Family-Fun Fitness Event Featured in Rochester at the Older Persons' Commission The cold weather won’t stop Rochester area residents from getting active this January at the Older Persons’ Commission’s (OPC) Sixth Annual Indoor Triathlon. Open to individuals of all ages and athletic ability, the Indoor Triathlon takes place on Saturday, January 16. “I love doing the Indoor Triathlon at OPC because it is a great facility, they have terrific volunteers, and it is a friendly competition. The … [Read more...]

Fun Things to do with the Older Person’s Commission

Upcoming Events at the Older Person's Commission (OPC)   OPC December Women’s Luncheon Betty Jones and Diana Schreiber will entertain OPC guests on December 22 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. with their incredible talent. Sit back, relax and enjoy your favorite songs of the season with good friends. Lunch will be fabulous and served to us by the gracious Men Waiters of the OPC. Cost is $12. Sponsored by Guardian Angel Cemetery. OPC Men’s Breakfast OPC welcomes a representative from … [Read more...]

Meals on Wheels Deliver More to Seniors this Holiday Season

Meals on Wheels at OPC Makes Spirits Bright for Seniors this Holiday Season Holiday surprises are delivered throughout the month of December to the recipients of the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) Meals on Wheels (MOW) program. The first installment of holiday cheer is the annual poinsettias delivery. Thanks to a special donation from Ray and Mary Elizabeth Nicholson, every MOW recipient receives a beautiful poinsettia, delivered to their home.  The Nicholson’s enjoy brightening up the … [Read more...]

Upcoming Day Trips From the OPC

Senior Trip to the Detroit Auto Show Experience an automotive event unlike any other on January 17 with an Older Persons’ Commission trip to the Detroit Auto Show from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. At the Detroit Auto Show individuals will have the opportunity to see up-close the vehicles and technologies that will shape the future automotive landscape. From muscle and electric cars to high-performance supercars and trucks, the Auto Show has something for  everyone. Lunch is on your own from plenty … [Read more...]

December at the Older Person’s Commission

Shop Till You Drop at OPC $6 Sale Start your holiday shopping early at OPC during the annual $6 Sale. This year’s sale will be held Thursday and Friday, November 17 & 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Everything is new featuring jewelry, gadgets, small gift items and more. Everything is just $6 (excludes select show specials). This event is brought to OPC by HCI Fundraising. Proceeds support the Enrichment and Art Department. Stop and shop … [Read more...]

Registration is Now Open for the 2017 Winter Games

Registration for the 2017 Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games is now open.  The events will take place at various locations throughout Southeast Michigan February 8-13, 2017. Events include: badminton, billiards, bocce ball, basketball skills competition, dancesport, ice hockey, pickleball, powerlifting, racquetball, table tennis, and co-ed volleyball (NEW). In addition to the Winter Games we have partnered with the Krazy Klassic Cross Country Ski Race presented by Epic Racing on Sunday, … [Read more...]