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.
Ask the Nurse with Pomeroy Living Skilled Rochester Skilled Rehabilitation
The nurse will answer basic medical questions and offer free blood pressure screenings. Ask the Nurse is meant for suggestions only. If you need immediate attention, please visit your physician.
Date: 2nd Monday of Each Month
Time: 11 AM- 12:15 PM
Hearing Evaluations, Battery Changes, Hearing Aid Checks
Representatives from Miracle Ear will be on site to do free hearing evaluations, battery changes, and hearing aid checks. Walk-ins are welcome, appointments encouraged. Call for more information.
Date: September 16th and November 18th
Time: 11:00AM-1:00 PM
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.
Ask the Housing Specialist Appointments
Are you or your parents concerned about downsizing or moving? There are many housing options for seniors, and trying to decide which option is right can be confusing. Each month features a different housing specialty, however all representatives will be able to provide general information about the different housing options. There will not be sales associated with these ½ hour appointments. Call to schedule an appointment 248-370-9353
Date: 2nd Tuesday each month
Time: 11:30 AM
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.
Knox Box Safety Program
A safe and secure way to help an elderly or disabled person stay in their home and enjoy independent living…using the Knox-Box Safety Program. Participants in this program will have a secure lock box 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. This program enables emergency personnel to reach your love ones in the event that they are unable to answer the door themselves. It also eliminates the need for a forced entry or dependence on a neighbor who may not be available for a key. There are a limited number of boxes available free for low income residents or the Knoxboxes can be purchased at cost through the Senior Services Department. For more information or to enroll contact the Senior Services Department.
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 Depart ment has a secure container located in their lobby where you can safely dispose of drugs. No needles or no liquids please.