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...]

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...]