Two Local Non-Profits Are Collaborating to Provide Opportunities for Clients 50 and Above

Neighborhood House and the Old Persons’ Commission Partner to Help Local (Low-Income) Seniors in Need At the start of 2019, Neighborhood House partnered with the Old Persons’ Commission (OPC) in an effort to provide opportunities for those low income senior residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township to exercise, eat a healthy lunch, socialize and get involved with the community. “We’re pleased to collaborate with the Neighborhood House to provide this opportunity for … [Read more...]

Month-Long March for Meals Celebration

Communities Nationwide Support Will Help to Fight Senior Hunger and Isolation in the Greater Rochester Area and All of Northeast Oakland County The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) in Rochester is excited to announce its participation in the 17th Annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels for our senior neighbors who rely on this vital service to remain healthy and independent in their homes. OPC’s celebration will be throughout the month of March and … [Read more...]

Billy Ray Bauer Comes to the Older Persons’ Commission

Billy Ray Bauer at 650 Comedy Club Laugh away the mid-winter blues with “tried and true funny guy” Billy Ray Bauer at Older Persons' Commission (OPC). On February 21, at 7:00 p.m., Bauer will perform a comedy set covering everything from growing up locally to raising four boys in the 21st Century. Billy Ray Bauer’s career has earned him an impressive list of venues including the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom show, and performances with Tim Allen, Drew Carey, and Lewis Black. His … [Read more...]

Annual Indoor Triathlon January 19

On January 19, compete in 20-minute intervals of running, biking, and swimming, with awards given based on age groups. The triathlon is held at the Older Person's Commission (OPC) in Rochester and is open to the public. As a slightly moderated version of the classic three-part race, the Indoor Triathlon is accessible for teens through older adults at all fitness levels. Heats begin at 11:30 a.m. and will continue throughout the afternoon. Event timers will track each leg of the race as … [Read more...]

Breakfast with Santa

The Rochester Hills Kiwanis presents Breakfast with Santa set for Sunday, December 2, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Older Persons Commission (OPC) in Rochester, 650 Letica Dr., Rochester, MI. Price is $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under 12. Santa’s hours at the breakfast are from 9:45 a.m. to 12: 15 p.m. Bring your camera, because Santa’s camera is in the shop for a software upgrade. Three Rochester area PTA organizations and Boy Scouts from the Rochester School District … [Read more...]

Christmas & Cocktails Holiday Shopping at the OPC

The Christmas and Cocktails Shopping event on December 6 aims to relieve the annual hassle of holiday gifts. From 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., the community is invited to browse a variety of vendors all under one roof. Grab a friend and spend an evening at Older Persons' Commission (OPC). For just $5, attendees can shop unique local merchants, sip a holiday-themed drink, and be entered to win raffle prizes. Reserve tickets by phone, 248-608-0251, or purchase them at the door. Complimentary light … [Read more...]

Inaugural Scrapbooking Fundraiser for Adult Day Services

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) is hosting its Inaugural Scrapbook Crop on Saturday, October 20 from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. This marathon event features meals, vendors, door prizes, individual workspaces, and more. The fundraiser will benefit the Adult Day Services Department and is open to the public. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Dr., Rochester. Participants will be assigned a table where they can scrapbook from morning until night. They are encouraged to be bring basic supplies, … [Read more...]

Vendor Registration Open for Artisan Market at OPC

Participate in the Artisan Market on November 3, at the Older Persons Commission (OPC) which is currently accepting vendors to sell their handmade and uniquely crafted items. The Market will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and is open to the public. This Artisan Market is located at 650 Letica Dr., Rochester, draws a large attendance from the community with vendors selling pottery, knitted items, original cards, jewelry, paintings, photography and more.  Tables at the Artisan Market … [Read more...]

Former NFL Player Lomas Brown to Speak at Rochester OPC

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) Rewired Not Retired program will host Lomas Brown, former National Football League (NFL) player, Detroit Lions Radio Broadcaster, business entrepreneur, and mentor on September 19 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Lomas Brown had a successful career as an NFL player and explored a variety of paths after he retired from the game in 2002. For the past decade Lomas has been helping start-ups, not only become successful, but thrive. Event attendees will enjoy stories … [Read more...]

Music, Madness, and a Mix of Motown

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) presents an original variety show – Music, Madness, and a Mix of Motown – running May 9-18. Matinee performances run from May 9-17 from 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. include lunch and are $17 per person. On May 18, the finale will be performance only beginning at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for this $14 per person. Every show is open to the public. The musical features songs from Motown’s greatest hits and will transport the audience back to the good ol’ days. Created … [Read more...]