Seniors

About Senior Activities

The senior office oversees all activities relating to the senior population within Redford Township.. We offer programs through the Senior Office such as: painting classes, arts and crafts, Tax Assistance, home chore referrals, health fairs, blood pressure screening, card parties, dinner-dance parties, exercise classes, Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program, Michigan Emergency Prescription Program, Meals-On-Wheels, Congregate Meals.

Senior Citizen Commission

Joe Gies, Chairperson
Helen Zimmerman, Vice-Chairperson
Albert Grates, Secretary
Jennie Marsalese, Treasurer
Louise Sonderegger, Public Relations

Senior Club Officers

Lois Wludyka; President
Jerry Wludyka; Vice-President
Mary Fanning; Secretary
Geraldine Miller; Treasurer
Kathleen Jess; Membership
Louise Sonderegger; Health
Eileen Graham; Program
Bob Jess; Legislation
Julian Pierzecki; Hospitality
August Kornowicz; Hospitality
Ken Bald; Hospitality

Announcements

 

May/June 2014 Newsletter

 


 

 

Services

Senior Dial A Ride

June 2014 Dial A Ride Schedule

Senior Gift Shop

Community Center - The gift shop is staffed by volunteers Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
All crafts are handmade by talented seniors. For more information call 313-387-2788. The items are handcrafts and the Senior Fund receives 80% of all sales. (more information)

Senior Housing

Minock Meadows Senior Apartments - Enjoy a lifestyle free of home-owner responsibilities such as snow removal and grass cutting . Beautifully landscaped with seniors in mind..... (more information)

Hot Lunch Program

Wayne County Nutritional Program - Seniors are encouraged to join us for a hot meal and camaraderie with peers during our hot lunch program. Seniors interested in coming in for congregate meals must call 24 hours in advance no later than 11:00 a.m. to order a meal the next day at 313-387-2778. Thank you.

Transportation Services

Click here for a list of companies that offer transportation for physician appointments, dental appointments and any medical related appointments. The Redford Township Senior Department does not recommend and/or endorse any of these companies. This is being provided for your information only.

The FILE OF LIFE
"This Information Card Could Someday Save Your Life"

The FILE OF LIFE is a mini-medical history card that fits into a magnetized red plastic folder. The folder is easily attached to a refrigerator door for visibility. Should you be unable to communicate with local emergency personnel...they know where to locate the FILE OF LIFE.

The FILE OF LIFE is a record card that lists all your current medications, illnesses, physician and family/friend contact. This information is personal...you fill out the card and keep it up to date. There is NO COST INVOLVED. This is FREE!

Pick up your FILE OF LIFE at the Senior Center Office, located in the Community Center Building, 12121 Hemingway. The office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
The only requirement is that you are a Redford Township resident and over the age of 55 years old.

If you feel you may need assistance in filling out the form, please bring all your medications with you.

Loan Closet

Loan Closet, Redford Township is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for Redford Residents only. We have walkers, crutches, canes etc. available. For more information please call 313-387-2788.

 

Special Activity Groups and Programs

The Redford Connector provides curb to curb service throughout Redford Township, with many selected trips outside Redford, including those to area shopping malls, restaurants and special events. The Connector will also take you to appointments at Botsford, Garden City and St. Mary's Hospitals. Bussess are equipped with a lift-ramp to assist disabled persons. The service is available Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. You must call two days in advance to schedule your pickup, and all service is available on a first served basis. To schedule a pick up please call 313-387-2770 between 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Cost for Seniors 62 and disabled are $2.00 each way The General Public is $4.00 each way. Please note the drivers do not make change. Please bring exact change for the ride.

The mini-bus provides curb to curb service throughout the Township, with many selected trips outside Redford, including those to area shopping malls, restaurants and special events. The Connector will also take you to appointments at Botsford, Garden City and St. Mary's Hospitals. Busses are equipped with a lift-ramp to assist disabled persons. The service is available Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. You must call at least one day in advance, and all service is available on a first served basis. Call 387-2770 (between 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) to make reservations or for further information.

Volunteers

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

Cancer Pad Volunteers Needed
Join us at the Redford Community Center at 12121 Hemingway every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 9am - 2pm to help sew pads for community members suffering with cancer. The fabric used is donated by members of the community so your need only to bring your scissors, needle and thread. Touch someone's life today by putting your sewing skills to work and make new friends while participating in a rewarding endeavor.

Meals-on-Wheels
If you enjoy helping others Meals-On-Wheels and Congregate meals needs your help packaging food for home-bound seniors! The hours for this program is Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. For more information please call 313-387-2788.

Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting ?
If the answer is yes, Angel Care needs your assistance making baby blankets for parents. For more information please call 313-387-2788.

Are you a gardener?
The Redford Senior and Youth Department need help growing a vegetable garden for the Redford Interfaith Food Pantry. All food will be distributed to needy seniors and families residing in Redford Twp. For more information please call 313-387-2788.

SENIOR SERVICES:
REDFORD COMMUNITY
CENTER/ SENIOR OFFICE

12121 Hemingway,
Redford, Michigan, 48239
Point-to-Point Driving Directions

(313) 387-2788 or
(313) 387-2784
Hours:
    Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Dorothy Morris
     Senior Advisor

Email: senior@redfordtwp.com

Nutritional Lunch Program
    (313) 387-2778

THE REDFORD COMMUNITY CENTER IS A BARRIER FREE BUILDING

Calendar

This week in Redford

9-14 Farmers Market at the

9-16 Annual Meeting District

9-17 Senior Club noon VFW Post

9-20 Perennial Exchange Handy

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Government

Electronic Payments for Tax and Water Bills

To pay via first class mail, please send to:
Treasury
12200 Beech Daly Road
Redford, Michigan 48239

Important Numbers:

For general Information call the Clerk's Office
313-387-2751
or the Supervisor's Office
313-387-2705

For Parks and Recreation information call
313-387-2650

Lost your pet, have a loose animal in the neighborhood or an animal not being taken care of?  Call Redford’s Animal Control
(313) 387-2565 (weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm)
or (313) 387-2551 (weekends and after hours)

For problems with Trash Pickup or Complaints call: Republic Waste (trash pickup complaints/questions)
877-264-5544