Senior Activities

 

SENIOR BINGO

Bingo will be held on February 25, March 25, April 22 and May 27Bingo

Small prizes and lots of fun at our Bingo for Seniors. Games begin at the Recreation Center at 10 a.m., and ends between 11:30 a.m. and 12 noon. $1.00 to play, $.25 per card, maximum of three cards. This Spring, Bingo is sponored by Meridian Health.

 

GAME ROOM

Seniors are welcome anytime during business hours for pool playing at the Recreation Center. The regulars are looking for new faces to join them. NO FEE, JUST FUN!

SMART BUS TICKETS

If you are a resident age 65 or over or disabled, the 2014 SMART bus ticket allotments are now available. The new pick-up location will be at City Hall. City Hall is located at 7070 E. 10 Mile Rd at Lawrence. Picture ID showing proof of residency is required. If you are under 65 and disabled, your Medicare card or proof of disability income is also required. Call City Hall at 586-757-6800 for more information. Tickets will not be issued on Wenesdays at all.

http://www.smartbus.org/Pages/default.aspx


 Services & Transportation

Center Line Parks & Recreation, in cooperation with Warren Parks and Recreation, offers a curb-to-curb senior transportation service. This service helps seniors and handicapped persons remain independent for life. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT DRIVERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE VEHICLE TO ASSIST PASSENGERS IN ANY WAY.
Hours of Bus Operation—Monday thru Friday 9 am—3 pm
Transportation Office Hours—Monday thru Friday 8 am—3 pm
Who is Eligible for Transportation: Any Center Line or Warren resident 55 years of age or older or handicapped individuals of any age.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
  • All trips must be scheduled through the dispatcher at (586) 268-0551
  • Please make your requests for trips at least 2 days but not more than two calendar weeks in advance.
SHOPPING TRIPS:
  • 1st Tuesday of the month: Meijer
  • Every Wednesday: Meijer
  • Every other Thursday: Bus travels to area malls on a rotating basis (Macomb, Universal & Oakland).

Center Line residents pay a $2.00 round trip fee.

MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS:

Individual appointments are taken for Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday and Fridays ONLY. Service area is within the cities of Center Line or Warren or within one mile outside of the city of Warren. Center Line residents pay a $4.00 round trip fee.

  • Medical appointments must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance.

All appointments need to be concluded by 2 p.m. OTHERWISE YOU MUST MAKE YOUR OWN ARRANGEMENTS FOR TRANSPORTATION HOME.


Chore Service Program

The Senior Citizen Chore Service program is for persons age 60 and older who are residents of targeted areas in southern Macomb County and who are eligible. Center Line Residents call 586-469-5012.

YOU MUST CALL EACH YEAR TO BE PLACED ON THE SNOW & GRASS LISTS...WE DO NOT CARRY PEOPLE OVER FROM SEASON TO SEASON OR YEAR TO YEAR ODD JOBS/SPECIAL PROJECTS During the months of November thru March, Chore Service does the following types of jobs. It may be necessary for you to purchase materials.

Minor Plumbing * Replace Locks * Minor Electrical
Change Furnace Filters * Install Smoke Alarms * Carpet Cleaning
Clean Gutters * Change Storms/Screens

SEASONAL SERVICES

Seasonal services are currently available in Center Line, Roseville, St. Clair Shores, Eastpointe, Warren and Clinton Twp. Service is limited and may be granted on a priority basis for those determined to be in the “greatest economic or social need.”

SNOW REMOVAL

To be put on our Snow Removal List you MUST call between August 15th and October 15th. You will receive a letter of confirmation near the beginning of December. Once you receive the letter it is NOT necessary to call when it snows. Snow removal is usually performed after a snowfall of THREE (3) or more inches. Under normal conditions, snow is cleared within one to 5 days of snowfall.

GRASS CUTTING

To be put on our Grass Cutting List you MUST call between February 1st and March 15th. If your name is placed on the Grass List you will receive a letter of confirmation before grass cutting season begins. It is NOT necessary to call again for grass cutting. It will be cut approximately once every two (2) weeks, weather permitting. Grass cutting generally begins the first of May and continues through September. Please remember we are NOT a landscaping service. For other jobs such as trimming bushes, you must call so a job request can be taken and scheduled.

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