Be Part of the 50+ Senior Expo

Sponsors and Exhibitors Sought for Senior Expo Community businesses, nonprofits and individuals are invited to be a Sponsor or Exhibitor at the 50+ Expo 2017, hosted by the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) and the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) on Wednesday, October 4 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Participation will reach hundreds of baby boomers and seniors in the Greater Rochester Area. The 50+ Expo will feature services and resources focused on senior living, health and … [Read more...]

Perfect Weather for Annual Meals On Wheels 5K Race

Older Person's Commission (OPC) Annual Run/Walk for Meals Raises More Than $32,000 More than 600 people participated in the OPC 5K Run/Walk for Meals this year. The weather was perfect for walking, running, jogging and cheering on the racers. Over $32,000 was raised for Meals on Wheels, which provides daily meals for homebound seniors seven days a week. Last year OPC prepared, delivered and served a total of 117,959 nutritionally balanced meals to be delivered to seniors’ homes by over 500 … [Read more...]

Karen Newman Performs for Act of Kindness

Henry Ford Big Band Featuring Karen Newman Perform at OPC Concert Fundraiser Supports Act of Kindness Program Rick Goward and the Henry Ford Big Band return to the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) on June 22. This annual fundraising  event will feature well  known Detroit vocalist Karen Newman. Proceeds benefit the Act of Kindness program designed to assist seniors with unexpected home repairs. The Henry Ford Big Band and Karen Newman will entertain with big band favorites at 7:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

Riverstrings Concert to Benefit Meals on Wheels

Older Person's Commission (OPC) Welcomes Riverstrings June 9 Enjoy a musical evening with Riverstrings on June 9 at 7:00 p.m. to  support Meals on Wheels. This event is open to the public and features a Family Fun Sing-A-Long. Riverstrings is comprised of a group of 27 musicians playing the mountain dulcimer, violin, guitar, banjo, dulciborn, penny whistle, marimbula, bongos and kazoos. Tickets are $10 per person. Call 248-608-0251 for more information. Held in the OPC Cattell Auditorium. … [Read more...]

Acts of Kindness Program Earns Senior Center $1000

The Women’s Fund Presents Grant to the Older Person’s Commission (OPC) The Women’s Fund recently presented the OPC with a $1000 grant for their Acts of Kindness Program. The OPC provides high quality programs and services that stimulate active and healthy living for all ages of older persons. OPC’s vision is to be the premier community resource center for the changing needs of older adults and those who love and care for them. OPC provides nutritional meals, senior resource services, … [Read more...]

Register Now to Run or Walk for Meals on Wheels

Help the OPC Deliver Thousands of Meals this Year by Participating in the 5K Run/Walk for Meals on June 3 Lace up those running shoes and join the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) for the 2017 5K Run/Walk for Meals at the Older Persons’ Commission in Rochester. All proceeds of this special community event will benefit Meals on Wheels, which provides daily meals for homebound seniors seven days a week. Last year OPC prepared, delivered and served a total of 117,959 nutritionally balanced meals to … [Read more...]

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals on Wheels

Dash down the Clinton River Trail to support Meals on Wheels on Saturday, June 3 All the proceeds will benefit the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) Meals on Wheels program, which provides daily meals for homebound senior seven days a week. Supporting the Meals on Wheels program in our community is important due to the overwhelming need for its services. In 2016, OPC’s Nutrition Department prepared over 94,000 home delivered meals for nine different communities in Oakland County. The OPC 5K … [Read more...]

Jewelry Sale this Thursday and Friday at the OPC

Bling, Glitz & Shine Jewelry Fundraiser at the Older Persons' Commission (OPC)  The community is invited to shop for gently used jewelry, purses, scarves and more. There will also be a huge selection of costume jewelry.  The Unique Boutique features a great selection of vintage, retro and fine jewelry.  The Jewelry Sale hours are Thursday, May 18, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday, May 19, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Proceeds support OPC Enrichment and Art Department. Public Welcome. No admission … [Read more...]

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...]