No Excuse for Elder Abuse
Senior citizens who are being hurt, having money taken or used without permission, are being forced to things against their will, being negelected or unable to care for themselves are victims of elder abuse. Neglecting to care for a dependent older adult or leaving them in an unsafe situation, whether you mean to or not, is elder abuse. Knowing, and not doing anything is elder abuse. If you suspect elder abuse or neglect, call 1-855-444-3911. You do not need to leave your name.
Home-based Older Persons Upsteaming Prevention Physical Therapy (HOP-UP-PT) program is an in-home physical therapy program aimed at providing preventitive care to seniors who are at risk of becoming homebound. For more information, please call 248-364-8695 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Homebound Library Program
Auburn Hills Public Library Home Delivery Service The Auburn Hills Public Library provides a free Home Delivery Service to Auburn Hills residents who are eligible. Volunteers bring library materials, selected especially for you, to your home to enjoy on a regular basis.
If you would like information about this program, please call the Adult Services Librarians at 248-364-6706.
Residential Roper Lockbox Safety Program
Participants in this program will have a secure lockbox installed on the exterior of their home which contains a key to the home. Only the Auburn Hills Fire Department personnel will have a
master key to unlock this box to gain secure entry into the home in the event of an emergency. Roper boxes can be purchased at cost through the Senior Services Department or contact us
to see if you qualify for a limited supply of free boxes for low income residents.
Call 248-370-9353 for details or click here Lock Box Application to print an application.
File of Life Program
The File of Life is a paper emergency information system sponsored by the Auburn Hills Fire, Police and Senior Services Departments. The File of Life is a magnetic file that is placed on the front of the refrigerator. Inside the file is emergency information that first responders may need to access in case of a medical emergency. This is a free program. Stop by the Community Center to pick up a File of Life or call 248-370-9353 to schedule a trained volunteer to visit you and help you complete your File of Life information.
Medicare, Medicaid, Part D & Other Insurance Assistance
A Trained MMAP volunteer is available to answer your questions about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D Prescription programs, Long Term Care Insurance, Supplemental Insurances, Medicare Drug Discount Cards and more. Assistance is also available in understanding statements from Medicare, hospitals, etc. By appointment only, call the Community Center for more info (248) 370-9353
Operation Medicine Cabinet
Dispose of unused or unwanted prescriptions and over the counter drugs safely. The Auburn Hills Police Department has a secure container located in their lobby where you can safely dispose of drugs. No needles or no liquids please.