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... Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. ~Mark Twain


Senior Programs

Senior Coordinator

29340 South Gibraltar Road 
Gibraltar, MI 48173
(734) 671-1466 voice
(734) 676-3309 fax

Programs
The Gibraltar Over 50 Club: The Gibraltar Over 50 Club meets on the second and last Friday of every month at the Community Center at 7:00 p.m. Residents 50 years or older are welcome to join. Come join the fun, social activities, and trip planning.
For more information please call (734) 692-3119 or (734) 671-1466.

Senior Lunch Program: The Senior Lunch Program is held at the Gibraltar Community Center Monday through Friday. Lunch is at noon for Seniors 60 years and older. Come and enjoy the food, fun, and fellowship. For lunch reservations or information, please call between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at (734) 671-0335. 

Senior Travel: Through the various City organizations, there are many trips planned for our senior residents, and some are overnighters. All the trips are excellent and enjoyable. To get more information about scheduled trips, please contact Sharon Legault at (734) 676-0884. To find out if your organization is eligible to use the City of Gibraltar Bus or to schedule a trip, please contact the City Administrator's Office at (734) 676-9021. 

Senior Transportation: The City has a Bus that is wheel chair accessible and is available by appointment to transport our senior residents to doctor appointments and for a weekly shopping trip. This service is available to residents age 60 and older or disabled, in which the resident does not have a vehicle or is unable to drive due to medical reasons. The service for appointments is available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday -- 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (the Driver must be back to City Hall by 3:00 PM) and for grocery shopping on Wednesday. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance, and there is a limit of 2 appointments per person, per week. To schedule an appointment, please call (734) 676-3900/. 

Meals on Wheels: Meals on Wheels is available for homebound persons 60 years or older. If you would like to have home delivery of a lunch meal from the Gibraltar Senior Nutrition Site, please call (734) 671-0335 between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to see if you qualify. 

Minor Home Repair: Assistance with minor home repairs is available to Senior Citizens and low-income residents who qualify. For more information, please call (734) 676-3952.

Step Into Shape: Step into Shape is a low impact exercise class for the 50 plus crowd. Classes are on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday's from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. For more information please call (734) 782-1702 (they do take a break during the summer months).

Seniors & Dental Car: As you age into your senior years, proper oral care becomes more important than ever. Practicing proper oral health and taking proper care of any dental devices, such as dentures or implants, and looking into dental insurance suited to you is crucial. Visit https://www.emergencydentistsusa.com/seniors-dental-care/ for more information.

Medication Safety For The Elderly: A Guide For Patients And Caregivers:  https://www.pfizer.com/files/health/medicine_safety/4-6_Med_Safety_for_Elderly.pdf

Overdose Response Guide: Awareness, Prevention, And Preparedness For Caregivers Of Addicts.  http://www.drugrehab.org/overdose-response-guide

The Ultimate Guide To Senior Nutrition:  https://www.mwhomecare.com/senior-nutrition-and-eating

The Benefits Of Cooking With Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide.  http://www.culinaryschools.org/blog/cooking-with-alzheimers

Health: What To Expect In Your 70s And Beyond.  http://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-2017/over-70-healthy-living-tips.html

A Guide To Downsizing For Seniors And Their Loved Ones: https://www.redfin.com/blog/seniors-guide-to-downsizing

Is My Elderly Parent Incompetent? What To Do If You’re Worried:  http://betterhealthwhileaging.net/qa-possible-elderly-incompetence-what-you-can-do 

Senior-Friendly Remodeling:  http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/senior-friendly-remodeling

12 Ways To Help Seniors Avoid Social Isolation:  http://samvednacare.com/blog/2016/04/27/12-ways-to-help-seniors-avoid-social-isolation

Caretakers’ Guide To Moving Seniors Into A Facility:  https://www.closetbox.com/resources/caretakers-guide-to-moving-seniors