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The Monroe County Commission on Aging 
965 South Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161
Telephone: 734-240-3290
Fax: 734-240-3286
E-mail: mccoa@monroemi.org 

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Serving Monroe County Seniors since 1973


 Medicare and Medicaid Annual Open Enrollment Period 

October 15, 2015 ~ December 7, 2015 

During this time, you can switch, drop or enroll in Medicare Part D prescription plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. All plan elections will take effect January 1, 2016.

The Commission on Aging is pleased to announce that we are collaborating with the Area Agency on Aging 1-B, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), and Diane Frank, certified MMAP counselor, to provide MMAP counseling at our location for seniors, individuals with disabilities and caregivers in our community on the 3rd Thursday of each month. There is no charge for this service.

Availability is limited.  Appointments are required.

To schedule one-on-one assistance, please call 734-240-3290, leave a message, and Ms. Frank will contact you to set your appointment. 

Monroe Assistance Events
October 15, 2015 through December 7, 2015 

During this time, you can switch, drop or enroll in Medicare Part D prescription plans
and Medicare Advantage Plans. 
All plan elections will take effect January 1, 2016.

 Current partner sites where in-person appointments are available

To schedule an appointment at one of the following locations, please call 800-852-7795 

Thursday, October 15, 2015
2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Dorsch Library
18 E. First Street
Monroe, MI 48161


Tuesday, October 20, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monroe County Commission on Aging
965 South Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161  

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
AAA 1-B Monroe
14930 LaPlaisance, Suite 130
Monroe, MI 48161


Thursday, October 29, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Milan Senior Center
45 Neckle Court
Milan, MI 48160
To schedule an appointment 734-508-6229 

For assistance over the phone or in-person at this location, please call 800-852-7795

AAA 1-B Monroe Access
Various Days and Times by Appointment Only
14930 LaPlaisance, Suite 130
Monroe, MI 48161  

To schedule an appointment with one of the following locations, please call 800-852-7795

2nd and 4th Tuesdays  
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Bedford Branch Library
8575 Jackman Road 

Temperance, MI 48182
            2nd Monday
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Dundee Senior Center

284 West Monroe Street
Dundee, MI 48131 

Appointments Only 

To schedule an appointment with one of the following, please contact the individual agency. 

Appointments only 

Monroe Center for Healthy Aging
15275 S. Dixie

Monroe, MI 48161
To schedule an appointment call 734-241-0404 

3rd Thursday Each Month 
Appointments Only
Monroe County Commission on Aging
965 South Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161 
To schedule an appointment call 734-240-3290  

 Monroe County Opportunity Program 

  • Senior Resource Advocates make appointments at various locations throughout the county
  • Serve seniors who are homebound. 
       Call MCOP to make an appointment with one of the resource advocates at 734-241-2775 

The following links provide a variety of
programs, services, and opportunities funded by the
Monroe County Senior Millage for our Older Adult population.

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Adult Day Services 
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. – Northwest Ohio   419-537-1999 
Offers enriching activities in a social atmosphere that stimulates the mind, body and spirit, bringing joy and satisfaction to the life of an individual with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia while providing temporary relief, or respite, for the caregivers.  

Frenchtown Senior Center Adult Day Services  

Reduces the isolation of frail older person's and restores a person's level of functioning to his/her highest level.  Foster socialization, peer interaction, and caregivers’ respite.  

Deaf & Hearing Services
Deaf & Hearing Impaired Services  248-473-1888 
Provides the highest quality of comprehensive services for deaf and hard of hearing older adults while promoting their independence and dignity through cooperative efforts with other community-based service providers and educational entities.    
Health and Nutrition Services
Living Independence for Everyone   734-242-6800 
Provides congregate and home delivered meals for older persons to help them live as independently as possible. Liquid meals are provided for persons who cannot swallow solid food.  

Monroe County Opportunity Program - Food Assistance 

The MCOP Food Assistance Program offers supplemental food to low-income adults over sixty years of age.  

In-Home Services 
Area Agency on Aging 1-B/Care Management/Community Living Program  800-852-7795 
Provides unbiased information on local services and resources for older adults, adults with disabilities and family caregivers, has programs to help older adults remain living in the community, and can assist with understanding Medicare benefits.  

Monroe County Opportunity Program- 

  • Home Care Program assists Monroe County seniors with homemaking, personal care, shopping, meal planning and/or preparation, and respite care for family caregivers.
  • Home Chore Services assists Monroe County seniors aged 60+ with home maintenance tasks to improve safety inside and outside of the home including snow removal and lawn care.
  • Home Injury Control program includes bathroom chairs, grab bars, etc.
  • Unmet Emergency Needs and Utility Assistance offers assistance with electric, gas and deliverable fuels such as propane. Each utility has its own income limitations.
Resource Advocacy  
Monroe County Opportunity Program   734-241-2775 
Resource Advocacy Identifies older adults in need of community services, and acts as their advocates to assist these individuals to find resources that meet their needs.  

Senior Counseling Services  
Self & Family Behavioral Health Care   734-586-0031 
Provides legal assistance to residents of Monroe County who are 60 years of age or older in the greatest social or economic need.    

Senior Legal Services  
Monroe County Senior Legal Services  734-241-7644 
Specializes in geriatric mental health counseling, and work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling and beyond to help attain their personal growth.  

Senior Activity Centers  
Ash Senior Citizens 734-654-2006 
Meets every Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Carleton VFW Hall proving meals, activities, and socialization.   

Bedford Senior Community Center

The Bedford Senior Center is a multi-purpose center that serves the Bedford Township area providing congregate and home delivered meals, activities, and socialization.  

Berlin Senior Citizens 

Meets every Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Berlin Township Hall providing congregate meals, activities, and socialization.   

Dundee Senior Citizens Center

The Dundee Area Senior Center is conveniently located to meet the physical, social, legal, emotional, and nutritional needs of seniors in Dundee and surrounding areas Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  

Frenchtown Senior Center 

The purpose of the Frenchtown Senior Center is to host and plan programs that encourage the older adult to socialize and participate in activities designed to assist them to live more independent and inter dependent lives.  

Milan Seniors for Healthy Living 

The Milan Senior Center provides activities, programs, and services designed to enhance quality of life and encourage aging with independence and dignity to Monroe County and Washtenaw County seniors. Noon meals provided three times per week by the Washtenaw County nutrition program.     

Monroe Center for Healthy Aging  

The Monroe Center for Healthy Aging is  open 365 days per year and is a one-stop center where seniors and others enjoy a wealth of programming, activities,  exercise, support, information and assistance, social settings, and great food!

Transportation Services 
Health Van   734-850-6045 
The Health Van provides specialized transportation to non-emergency medical appointments to Monroe County residents. 

Lake Erie Transit        Monroe 734-242-6672         Bedford  888-664-5984         Dundee  888-664-5983   
Monroe County’s only public transportation offers a variety of safe and easily accessible transportation services. All of the buses are lift equipped. In addition to the 8 Fixed Routes, the Frenchtown and Bedford Dial-A-Rides and the ADA service, there is the ETS service (Essential Transportation Service). ETS is a door to door service specifically for older residents 60+ and for the disabled. ETS may be used for any purpose after providing a 48 hour advanced notice.  

MCOP Specialized Transportation 

Specialized Transportation provides reliable transportation to non-emergency medical appointments and treatments for senior and non-senior Monroe County residents with a disability or a chronic medical condition.  

Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Transportation

Provides transportation to anyone 50+ years of age, living within the 48160 zip code, can be picked up from their home and brought to the Milan Senior Center and/or anywhere they would like to go (within a 20 mile radius of Milan) for a nominal fare. This demand responsive, door-to-door service is available on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:p.m. and can be scheduled, with at least 24 business hours advance notice, by calling 734-508-6229. 

Volunteer Services
Monroe County Retired Senior Volunteer Program  734-241-0408

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Monroe County is a program and service offered under the Monroe Center for Healthy Aging sponsorship is working to expand volunteer experiences to better reach the entire county with special attention to supplying health, nutrition, and safety services to help seniors remain in their homes. 

Other areas of special interest will include using the special talents of seniors to help our children with math, reading, and socialization and maintaining the existing network of senior support to many community services.
















***Please note***

These links and listings are meant to be a resource guide for those looking for resources in our community.
This list is not all inclusive of those resources available in our community.

The Monroe County Commission on Aging makes no specific endorsement of these listings, links or services. 
Please feel free to contact our office with any changes or corrections. 

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