Wednesday, February 6, 2013
About 80 seniors utilize existing programs at the rec center each week.
New Baltimore’s park and recreation director says he hopes to better cater to local seniors in the future. “We’d like to have a vibrant senior center,” Brian Kay said Wednesday, a sentiment he brought up at the last City Council meeting. It’s not known when or if a senior center could be created because of funding and space limitations. Among the possibilities to explore are building a center or adding on to the existing recreation center on Washington Street, he said. There are roughly 80 seniors who utilize the facility each week, but there’s not always enough room for additional programs or people in the center. “Ultimately, it’s going to come down to a decision of what the city wants to do with the recreation building,” Kay said. In …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The Aug. 4 program wasn’t so much a focus on the scams themselves, but rather an introduction to the local offices seniors can use to report or prosecute these crimes.
True or false? Older adults are deliberately targeted for telemarketing fraud. With at least one story a day on the news dealing with “senior scams,” little doubt can be had that the above statement is undeniably true. While scams don’t have an age limit, seniors were the focus of the Safe, Sound and Secure program Thursday at the MISD. Hosted by Macomb County Senior Citizen Services, the program featured local officials such as County Executive Mark Hackel and Sheriff Anthony Wickersham, as well as those who deal with crimes against seniors on a daily basis, such as Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Chief Senior Crime Unit Suzanne Faunce and victim advocate Chris Misuraca. The purpose of Thursday’s…
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
With graduation just a few weeks away, Patch asked Anchor Bay seniors to share their favorite high school memories.
Graduating students from Anchor Bay High School were honored Monday for their achievements at the annual Senior Awards Night. The ceremony, which took place in the auditorium, recognized students awarded for academic excellence, as well those who have been granted college scholarships.