Senior Expo October 4 at the Older Person’s Commission

50+ Senior Expo at Rochester OPC October 4 The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) 50+ Senior Expo is an event that will offer a wealth of information, resources, education and fun for adults 50 years of age and older, care givers, friends and family. The OPC is partnering with the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) for the Expo slated for Wednesday, October 4 from 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. The event is free for all attendees. More than 70 exhibitors will … [Read more...]

Kick Off the Fall Season with a Famous OPC Apple Pie

Annual Older Person's Commission (OPC) Apple Pie Fundraiser Supports Meals on Wheels Kick off the fall season with a Rochester-Famous Homemade OPC Apple Pie and help support Meals on Wheels, September 6-9. This year, 1400 pies will be available for curbside purchase at the OPC on Wednesday, September 6 through Saturday, September 8 from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. The curbside pie sales make it easy to purchase a pie without leaving the car.  Headed out to the Art & Apples Festival and … [Read more...]

Rod Stewart Tribute Show at the Older Person’s Commission in Rochester

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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...]