Senior Community Center
Located in the Melvindale Civic Arena, the Senior Community Center is open from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. weekdays. The Center serves as a social club for those 50 and older. Special events include birthday parties and shopping expeditions. A number of daily activities are planned and a monthly calendar is available at the Center. Commodities are distributed each month at the Center.
Senior Lunch Program
A hot lunch nutrition program is offered to all seniors over 60 years of age. the lunch program is part of the Title III Federal Nutrition Program. The lunch is served at 11:30 A.M., weekdays. There is a cost of $2.25 (suggested donation) per person and reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. For more information, please call 769-2345.
Meals on Wheels
Hot meals are provided to home-bound seniors five days a week. For information, contact the Wayne County Office of Nutrition at 1-800-851-1454 or the Melvindale Senior Community Center at 769-2345.
The Meals on Wheels program is in need of volunteer drivers to deliver Monday-Friday. The route takes less than 1 hour to complete, and mileage reimbursement is available. If you would like to volunteer call at (313) 769-2345.
Rides are provided by a SMART connector bus and 2-SMART Vans (minimal charge). All vehicles are handicap accessible. If you are unable to drive, transportation is available to the senior center, doctor & dentist or to the beauty/barber shop. Monday-Friday 9:15 AM - 2:15 PM. Appointments must be within a 5 mile radius of the Senior Center. Please allow 2 day notice. Non-members will be charged a nominal fee.
Senior Center Membership
For seniors 50 years of age and older. $15 Membership benefits includes: monthly calendars; preferred seating on trips, discounts on trips; free rides for non-drivers to scheduled doctor, dentist, beauty & barber shop appointments, trips to bank.
Regularly Scheduled Activities
We offer a wide variety of activities throughout the year: Exercise classes, volunteer opportunities, massage therapist, flower arranging, computer classes, blood pressure, dining out, card playing, movie matinees, lunches, camping, oil painting classes, day trips, speakers, shopping, legal aid, entertainment, Nintendo Wii Bowling, tax assistance, bingo, socials, parties, calligraphy, gardening, casino trips, overnight trips, legislative updates.
Trips are a surprise! We can't tell you where you're going in advance, but it's sure to be a hoot when you get there.
Senior Stretch & Tone
No-impact chair adaptable exercise classes. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:00-11:00 AM. $10/Month, participants pay instructor directly.
Friends meet at the Senior Center once a month to play this new and exciting game system. Tournaments are held monthly and prizes are awarded for 1st & 2nd place! Not sure how to play? Come on down! We have many experienced players that are willing to teach you!
This group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month to celebrate birthdays for that particular month. Birthday Cake and Refreshments are served. $1 per person.
We all look forward to this social which is scheduled for the last Friday of each month at 9:30am. Come down and let our staff and volunteers serve you a wide variety of Breakfast items which include: eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, fresh fruit, juices, & fresh coffee. Donations are accepted to help cover costs.
Senior Community Center
4300 S. Dearborn St
Melvindale, Michigan 48122