Meals on Wheels 5k Run/Walk Goes Virtual

The annual 5k Run/Walk for Meals on Wheels - hosted by the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) - will take place as a virtual event this year. Community members and OPC supporters of all ages and abilities can participate in this 5k at any time and any place during the month of June. Whether participants walk or jog the 5K (3.1 miles) all at once, over several days, or over the course of the entire month, all are welcome to participate and help raise awareness and critical funds for this essential … [Read more...]

OPC Essential Services Continue During Covid-19

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) in Rochester continues to provide essential services to vulnerable, frail, and homebound seniors. While the OPC facility is closed for daily recreational usage, our staff and a handful of dedicated volunteers have significantly increased output of the critical services, which are at the core of OPC’s mission. The OPC continues to prepare and deliver Meals on Wheels five days a week (5 hot + 2 frozen for the weekend), … [Read more...]

Dennis White Adult Day Service Program at the OPC

Adult Day Services is a Lifesaver for Participants and their Caregivers “Writing this brings joy to my heart: The professionals at the Older Persons Commission (OPC) Dennis White Adult Day Service Program (ADS) have provided the utmost respect and care to our family member, being very supportive and protective of his well-being, as if he were their own family. OPC’s staff have been so very reliable and accommodating - they have been a lifeline for our family.” These inspiring words are … [Read more...]

10th Annual Indoor Triathlon at OPC

On January 25, the Older Person's Commission (OPC) will hold its 10th Annual Indoor Triathlon. This longstanding event is an absolute favorite among regular and new participants alike. It’s unique in that this typically warm-weather event will take place in winter in the indoor pool and track at the OPC. Compete in 20-minute intervals of running, biking and swimming, with awards given based on age. The triathlon is open to the public for this challenging and fun competition. As a slightly … [Read more...]

Holiday Sip & Shop at OPC

Sip & Shop is the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) annual holiday shopping event. This year, it’s on Thursday, December 5 from 4:30-8:00 p.m. The Sip & Shop offers shoppers a variety of vendors all under one roof, so grab your friends and spend an evening shopping and socializing. For just $5, attendees can peruse items from local merchants, sip a holiday-themed drink, and be entered to win raffle prizes. Complimentary light refreshments will also be available. Each vendor will … [Read more...]

Tribute 2 The Stars: Fall Variety Show at OPC

The 650 Players presents "Tribute 2 the Stars" The Older Persons' Commission (OPC) is bringing down the house with its latest show- Tribute to the Stars. The 650 Players will sing, dance and perform skits that will pay homage to their favorite entertainers including Lucille Ball, Olivia Newton John, Stevie Wonder and Patsy Cline. Lunch and Performance shows are October 29, 30 and 31 for $15 per ticket. Performance only shows are November 1 at 7:00 p.m. and a matinee on November 3 at 2:00 … [Read more...]

Scrapbooking Fundraiser for the OPC

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) is hosting its 2nd Annual Scrapbooking/Crop on Saturday, September 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. This marathon event will feature meals, vendors, door prizes, individual workspaces, and more. This fundraiser will benefit the Act of Kindness program and is open to the public. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive in Rochester. Participants will be assigned a table at which they can scrapbook from morning until night. They are encouraged to be bring … [Read more...]

Older Persons’ Commission presents Apple Pies R Us

Older Persons' Commission (OPC) members and staff are looking forward to September 3 when the center will be filled with the aroma of baking apples and cinnamon from Apple Pies. The are offering free delivery for the purchase of 6+ pies on September 4. All proceeds will benefit the Meals on Wheels program. The order form is due by September 3. The 650 Letica Apple Pie drive-thru will be open September 4-7 from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (they are only selling the pies at OPC). … [Read more...]

Who Will Be Crowned Top Chef 2019 at the Older Persons Commission?

On August 15, ten Senior Living Community chefs will be competing to be crowned Top Chef 2019 in the categories of; appetizer, entrée, and dessert at Older Persons' Commission (OPC). The culinary skills of these individuals will be judged by local executive chefs and professionals with an award ceremony emceed by Jennifer Kincer and sponsor Ascension Providence Rochester (Crittenton Hospital) presenting the trophies. The 10 Senior Living Communities who will be competing to be crowned Top … [Read more...]

Annual Car Show at the Older Persons’ Commission

The Annual Classic and Muscle Car Show at the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) in Rochester On Saturday, July 27 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., see under the hood of classic cars from every decade in OPC’s upper lot located at 650 Letica Drive in Rochester. This free event is fun for the whole family and open to the public. Attendees can tour the cars and enjoy breakfast and lunch, music, games, and more. Prizes will be awarded to cars based on style and vintage. Participants are encouraged … [Read more...]