How old do you have to be to be a senior participant?
Most programs are for older adults 55 years and older and do not require residency (exception: Meals on Wheels & Transportation)
Do you offer senior meals at the Community Center?
Noon meals are offered 5 days a week at the Community Center. Suggested donation is $3.00. Monthly themed parties require the purchase of tickets. Call the Senior Department at 248-370-9353 for more information.
Is there a senior transportation bus for rides to doctors, community center, etc.?
Yes, call the Community Center at 248-370-9353 to request assistance. Transportation is for Auburn Hills residents 62 and older and disabled. No transportation is available for rides to school or work. For other transportation options contact SMART at 1-866-962-5515.
Who do I call about Meals on Wheels?
Call 248-608-0264 (Older Persons Commission) to get more information and to enroll in the program. Suggested donation for home-delivered meals is $3.00 per meal. Volunteers from the Auburn Hills Community Center will deliver meals 5 days a week.
What kind of classes are available for older adults?
There are a variety of classes and programs including fitness classes, lectures, education, social and travel. The Auburn Hills Review is mailed out to residents listing all the classes. Click HERE or contact the Senior Department at 248-370-9353 for more information.
Do you have programs to assist with lawn mowing, snow plowing or minor home repairs?
Yes, there are several programs that are for income-eligible seniors and residents. There is a lawn mowing and snow removal service for income-eligible seniors and disabled homeowners. We also have a Minor Home Repair program for income-eligible seniors and disabled residents and a Mobile Home Repair program for income-eligible homeowners with no age restrictions. Registrations and applications are required. Contact the Senior Services Department at 248-370-9353 for more information.
How do I become a volunteer in the Community?
Call the Senior Services Department at 248-370-9353 and ask for the Volunteer Coordinator. She will explain all available opportunities.
Where can we rent rooms for parties and business meetings?
At the Community Center. This is no alcohol allowed or smoking inside the building. Rates vary for residents and non-residents. Call 248-370-9353 for more information.
I need assistance with food, my utilities or other needs whom can I contact?
The Senior Services does offer many assistance programs and referrals to local agencies. Contact the Senior Services Program Coordinator-Support Services for assistance. For more information about senior programs and services please contact the Senior Services Department at 248-370-9353