Senior Center

Bulletin

The Senior Bulletin (PDF) lists current information on all daily activities. meeting times and locations. A printed version of the bulletin is also available at the Civic Park Senior Center.

Activities / Resources

Exterior of the Senior  Center
  • Acrylic Painting Class
  • Card, Board, and Bingo Games
  • Continuing Education Classes
  • File of Life
  • Flu Shot Clinic
  • Golf and Softball Leagues
  • Health and Blood Pressure Screenings
  • Housing, Legal, Income Tax Assistance
  • Information Seminars/Speakers
  • Large Print Library/Computer Center
  • Medical Equipment Loan Closet
  • Medicare/Prescription Counseling
  • Movies
  • Pool Tables/Table Tennis
  • Quilting
  • Round Table Discussion Groups
  • Specialized Exercise Classes
  • Stained Glass
  • Support Groups
  • Telephone Reassurance
  • Travel Club
  • Weight Training
  • Wood Carving
  • Yoga and Meditation

Information & Referral

  • Area Agency on Aging 1-C
    The Senior Alliance
    5454 Venoy Road
    Wayne, MI 48154
  • Phone Numbers: (800) 815-1112 or (734) 722-2830

In-Home Care

For information on in-home care, email Senior Alliance Information Services at (800) 815-1112 or (734) 722-2830. The Senior Alliance is a nonprofit agency designated as the Area Agency on Aging (AAA-1C ) that assists older persons and their caregivers.

Chore Referral Program

The Chore Referral Program provides names of persons who have been interviewed, have furnished references, and have been put through a criminal background check. Chore Referral can be reached at (800) 815-1112 or (734) 722-2830. The fee for service is negotiated between the client and the chore provider.

Senior Nutrition Programs

Wayne County Nutrition Programs

Wayne County Nutrition Services make available three basic nutrition programs to persons, age 60 and older. Home-Delivered (Meals-on-Wheels) are hot meals are delivered by a volunteer on weekdays. A cold meal can be provided for the evening meal. Referrals can be made by a physician, visiting nurse, family member, friend or client. Referrals are accepted at (800) 851-1454 or (734) 326-5202.

Congregate Meals

Hot lunch is available, Monday through Friday at two sites within the City. Donations are encouraged. Suggested donation of $3 per meal. Meal reservations and cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of the noon meal. Meals served at:

  • The Civic Park Senior Center
    15218 Farmington Road
    Phone: (734) 466-2555
  • Brashear Tower
    17841 N. Laurel Park Drive
    Phone: (734) 591-6622

Liquid Nutrition

This nutrition program provides one to two liquid meals a day to those seniors who are experiencing difficulty swallowing solid food due to debilitating disease or condition. A physician must complete the Wayne County Nutrition Services medical form indicating the person's need for liquid meals. The eligible client or representative must be responsible for picking up the liquid nutrition at a designated site. For program information, call (800) 851-1454 or (734) 326-5202.

Focus: Hope

Focus: Hope distributes prepackaged food boxes monthly to income-eligible senior residents. Referrals to this program are accepted at the Livonia Senior Center at (734) 466-2557.

Commodity Food Program

Commodity Food Program distributes U.S.D.A. surplus commodity food items monthly to income-eligible senior residents. Call the Community Resources at (734) 466-2673 for referrals to this program.

MiCafe

MiCafe is a federal food assistance program that provides assistance to seniors, age 60 or older applying for a bridge card. The bridge card helps seniors pay for their food. Referrals to this program are accepted at (877) 664-2233

Senior Transportation

Senior Center Bus Service

The senior center buses provide curb-to-curb service within the City limit on a donation basis. Rides are available to local shopping districts, grocery stores, Westland Mall (first and third Thursdays of the month at 10:30 a.m.) and to the Senior Center. Service hours for the Senior Center are Monday through Friday. Advance reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Reservations accepted at (734) 466-2555.

Doctor's Van

Doctor's Van is available Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  The Civic Park Senior Center offers a shuttle to doctors' offices within the City of Livonia and up to one mile outside the city limits. Please contact (734) 466-2555 to make your advance reservation. 

Fees
There is no charge for this service although donations are gratefully accepted. This service fills up quickly, so please call as soon as you know the date and time of your appointment. 

Additional Information
All vehicles are wheelchair equipped. Age 60 and over. Reservations accepted up to 90 days in advance. Maximum of two rides per week. You must make your appointment so that you are able to get home before/no later than 2:30 p.m. Our vehicles do not provide transportation to or from nursing homes or assisted living facilities. We do not transport medical emergencies.

Livonia Community Transit

Livonia Community Transit (LCT) is a transportation service for residents 60 years old or older and those who are disabled. Livonia Transit will pick up passengers from their homes and transport them anywhere within the city limits of Livonia. 

Additional Information
The cost is $2 each way. Exact fare or ticket required because drivers cannot make the change. Hours of service are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 - 6:30 p.m and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations are necessary and are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call (734) 466-2700 for more information.

Livonia Veteran Needing Transportation

If you need assistance to the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor, Livonia Community Transit (LCT) has expanded its service to assist qualifying veterans who need to get to the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor for medical appointments. Livonia Community Transit will pick the veteran up from their home and take them to Meijer in Westland where they will board a shuttle bus to Ann Arbor. 

Schedule
The VA Shuttle departs from Westland three times a day Monday through Friday, at 9:05 a.m, 1:15 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. The cost is $2 each way. Livonia Community Transit staff will assist veterans in coordinating their shuttle service. Call (734) 466-2700.

TIckets
Tickets may be purchased at:

  • Livonia Community Transit Office
    Civic Park Senior Center
    15218 Farmington Road
  • Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • For additional Senior Information, visit the Senior Alliance Website.