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55 and Better

City of Novi Older Adult Services Office

45175 Ten Mile Road
(between Novi and Taft Roads)
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Contact City of Novi Older Adult Services:

Older Adult Services Office 248.347.0414
Transportation Services 248.735.5617
Daily Lunch Meal Reservations 248.347.0489
Meals on Wheels 888.886.8971
Weather Hotline 248.347.0473
Meadowbrook Commons Leasing Office 248.305.8646
 

Program Activity Sites

Novi Civic Center - 45175 Ten Mile Road
Meadowbrook Activity Center - 25075 Meadowbrook Road
Novi Public Library - 45255 Ten Mile Road

Services or programs conducted by an individual or entity unrelated to the City of Novi.

The City of Novi makes no warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the service or program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions,  recommendations expressed and informative opinions, findings, conclusions, advice, and information provided as part of these services or programs are those of the presenting individual or entity only, and do not represent the official position or policies of the City of Novi.

Newsletter

Get the e-version of the Enhance newsletter delivered to your email inbox once a month. Sign up for the e-newsletter at cityofnovi.org, click on the green box labeled “E-newsletter” then click on Enhance or in person at the Novi Older Adult Services Office.

Share Your Talents With The Novi Community!

Do you instruct a fitness class or have a special hobby, skill or talent you would like to teach others? We would be interested in discussing options, call Novi Older Adult Services at 248.347.0414.

Volunteer Program

Do you want to share your talents with the Older Adult community? Many opportunities are available. Apply online at cityofnovi.org or call 248.347.0414 for more information

Monthly Activity Calendar

Stay informed by checking out the monthly activity calendar of special events, classes, programs and services. Copies available at the Older Adult Services office, Meadowbrook Activity Center and cityofnvi.org

City of Novi Boomers & Beyond on Facebook

Stay in the know about great happenings specifically for those 55+ by liking City of Novi Boomers & Beyond on Facebook.

Don’t wait! Register early to ensure your favorite program is offered.

Brain Health

Special Events

Life-Long Learning

Financial and Retirement Planning

Health and Wellness

Exercise and Fitness

Support Services

Support Groups

Social Enrichment Programs

Cards and Games

Hobbies and Crafts

Out and About with OAS

Outdoor Awareness

Nutrition Programs

Transportation Services

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Brain Health

Brain Health - Neurobics for the Brain

Thu, 6:30-8:30pm
Jan 16
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Jan 14

One hour “Neurobic” Bootcamp for the brain! Practice long term/short-term memory drills to gain an unstoppable memory! Increase cognitive processing speed with a fast paced approach. Directly apply what you learned in this fun and interactive session!

Instructor: Kathleen Housey
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center
Age: 55+
Price: Free

Brain Health - Conquering Cortisol Naturally

Thu, 6:30-8:30pm
Jan 23
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Jan 21

Learn four essential techniques to reduce stress and eliminate anxiety! Directly applicable-use these right away to see real and lasting change! Learn how the two sympathetic nervous systems work, and how to replace “fight or flight” with “relax and digest”.

Instructor: Kathleen Housey
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center
Age: 55+
Price: Free

NEW- Brain Fitness

Thu, 6:30pm
Mar 19
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Mar 17

Maintain Your Brain…You may be happy to find out that dark chocolate and coffee are good for you, so come join us and learn how to maintain your brain with 27 brief brainy bits. Pre-registration required by calling 248.347.0414.

Age: 50+
Price: Free
Instructor: Diane Beri, MS, CDP, CADDCT
Location: Novi Civic Center

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Special Events

Note

Mark your calendar for these delightful special events. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance at the Novi Civic Center or Meadowbrook Activity Center. For information, call 248.347.0414.

Oh What Fun! Holiday Luncheon

Thur, 12-2pm
Dec 12
Registration is closed

A merry and bright holiday celebration with musical entertainment by Wixie Harrington. This program proudly
supported by Wellbridge of Novi.

Age: 55+
Price: Res. $8/Non Res. $10
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center
Registration Ends: Dec 5 or until sold out

“Noon” Year’s Eve: The Roaring 20’s Begin Again

Tue, 11am-1pm
Dec 31
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Dec 20

Come as a fl apper or come as you are. Dress as a gangster or silent screen star. It’s going to be fun, no matter the dress. Come say farewell to 2019 in style. This program proudly supported by Enriched Life Homecare Services.

Age: 55 +
Price: Res. $8 /Non Res. $10
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center
Registration Ends: Dec 20 or until sold out

2020 Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament

Wed, 6-8pm
Jan 29
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Jan 15

Are you a master at putting puzzles together? Then this event is for you! Grab your friends or come with your family for a dueling puzzle competition. Door prizes and snacks provided. This program proudly supported by Novi Lakes Health Campus and Enriched Life Home Care Services. (bold the 2 biz)

Age:18 and up
Price: $10 per 2 person team/$20 per 4 person team
Location: Novi Civic Center

Happy Hearts Day – Valentine’s Day Luncheon

Fri, 12-2pm
Feb 14
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Feb 07

Come enjoy an afternoon of live music, sweet treats, and special friends. This program proudly supported by Wellbridge of Novi.

Age: 55 +
Price: Res. $8/Non Res. $10
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center
Ticket Deadline: Feb 7 or until sold out

A Shamrockin’ Party – St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon

Thu, 12-2pm
Mar 12
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Mar 04

Wear your green proudly, tap your feet to the music, and enjoy a great meal with friends. Live entertainment by Balancing Earth. This program is proudly supported by South Lyon Senior Care and Rehab.

Age: 55 +
Price: Res. $8/Non Res. $10
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center
Ticket Deadline: Mar 4 or until sold out

City of Novi T-Shirts

Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

Start your holiday shopping early by picking up a Novi T-shirt in person or online at cityofnovi.org.

Price: $15 each
Location: Novi City Clerk's counter

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Life Long Learning

DIA: Behind the Seen “Let Me Tell You a Story"

Thu, 1-2pm
Jan 9
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Jan 03

Enjoy this art presentation “Let Me Tell You a Story,” given by a Detroit Institute of Arts teaching volunteer. Making meaning of the world around us is a basic behavior and most cultures throughout time have used art to teach essential beliefs and understandings. Join us and the DIA as we explore the many ways visual artists use stories as the source of inspiration for their work.

Age: 55+
Price: No Charge
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

A Novel Bunch Book Club

Wed, 1-2pm
Jan 15

Join this book club created just for you! Book clubs are a great way to meet new people, read new books and learn from each other’s thoughts and experiences. This group will meet every other month. The discussions will be led by Novi Librarian Jessie Schenk. The group will discuss Virgil Wander by Leif Enger.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

NEW – Smart DriverTEK - Get Smart About New Vehicle Technology

Thu, 1-2:30pm
Jan 23
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Jan 21

Thu-Fri, 12:30-4:30pm
Nov 21-22

Cars are becoming more technologically advanced every day and show no sign of slowing down. Smart DriverTEK℠ is here to help! In this brand-new, 90-minute, interactive workshop, drivers will learn all about blind-spot warning systems, forward collision warnings, smart headlights and more. You’ll also receive a vehicle technology checklist.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Instructor: Mike Allie, AARP Volunteer Instructor
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

Women Elevating Women

Wed, 6:30-8:30pm
Jan 29
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Jan 27

Ready to Face a Financial Future and be confident in your decisions? Do you know the successfully ways to secure it? Men and women view finances very differently. This class is a must for every woman who wants to learn about investing, or understanding the basic principles of securing financial independence. Pre-registration required by calling 248.347.0414.

Price: Free
Instructor: Yvonne M. Cole
Location: Novi Civic Center

NEW! Languages of Love

Wed, 5:30pm
Feb 12
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Feb 10

Did you know that vacuuming the entire living room is more effective than saying “I Love You?” It might not be for you, but for someone whose love language is “acts of service” it is! Learn the 5 Love languages. Pre-registration required by calling 248.347.0414.

Price: Free
Instructor: Diane Beri, MS, CDP, CADDCT
Location: Novi Civic Center

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Financial and Retirement Planning

New Laws Affecting Your Estate Plan

Wed, 6:30-8:30pm
Mar 18
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Mar 16

This seminar will explain tax law changes and you will learn if you need to make changes to your estate plan. Learn about the new Funeral Representative Law and the new law on uncapping real estate taxes at death. Pre-registration required by calling 248.347.0414.

Instructor: Gary F. Allen, Elder Law
Location: Novi Civic Center

Wills, Trust and Ladybird Deeds

Wed, 6:30-8:30pm
Feb 18
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Feb 17

Learn how to avoid probate and save thousands of dollars, why you probably don’t need a trust, how to put a beneficiary on your home deed, and why powers of attorney are your most important estate planning documents. Learn why holding an unrecorded deed may uncap taxes on property at death. Pre-registration required by calling 248.347.0414.

Instructor: Gary F. Allen, Elder Law
Location: Novi Civic Center

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Health and Wellness

NEW – Joint Pain Treatment Options Using Reparative Cell Therapy

Tue, 3-4pm
Jan 28
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Jan 24

Learn about the Lipogems procedure which uses cutting-edge, minimally invasive alternative technology that gently processes your body’s own fat issue to cushion and support areas of injury or damage. Pre-registration required at healthcare.ascension.org/events. For more information, call 1.866.501.3627.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Instructor: Dr. Slesinski, The CORE Institute
Location: Novi Civic Center

NEW – National Diabetes Prevention Program

Tue, 1-2pm
Feb 25
Click here to register. Registration Ends: Feb 21

Have you been told by a health care professional that you are at risk getting Type 2 Diabetes? You can make a change for life. Learn how to get started at this Diabetes Prevention Program informational session. Pre-registration required at healthcare.ascension.org/events. For more information, call 1.866.501.3627.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Instructor: Staff, Ascension SE Michigan Community Health
Location: Novi Civic Center

Self - Monitoring your Blood Pressure

Wed, 11am - 12pm

Self-monitoring your blood pressure is key to treating hypertension, learn more about here. Also be sure to take advantage of the free blood pressure checks offered

Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

The Foot Specialist - “Limp In, Leap Out”

Thu, 8:30-11:50am
Jan 16, Feb 6, Mar 19 Apr 9

Dr. Guy Saperstein, DPM - a podiatrist specializing in the foot care issues of older adults - is here to help. Dr. Guy is bringing his office to the Meadowbrook Activity Center. To schedule an appointment, call Dr. Guy’s office at 313.537.4030.

Age: 55+
Price: Varies based on service provided and your insurance plans. Many services may be covered by Medicare and/or other health insurance. It is the responsibility of the patient to verify coverage before services are rendered.
Instructor: Dr. Guy Saperstein, DPM
Location: 3rd Floor Clinic, Meadowbrook Activity Center

Therapeutic Massage

Mon-Thu, 9am-4pm
Nov 4-Dec 19
Jan 2-Feb 27

Massage appointments are available Monday - Thursday. No massage Sep 2, Nov 11, 28, Dec 24, 25, 31. Call to schedule an appointment:

• Monday sessions - call Peggy Schwartz, LMT at 734.634.0254.
• Tuesday-Thursday sessions - call Lisa Firth, LMT at 248.894.3071.

Age: Adult
Price: 15 minute - Res. $17/Non-Res. $21
30 Minute - Res. $32/Non-Res. $38
60 Minute - Res. $48/Non-Res. $55
Location: 3rd Floor Clinic, Meadowbrook Activity Center

Assisted Stretching

Tue-Wed, 9am-4pm
Nov 5-Dec 18
Jan 7-Feb 26

Assisted Stretching improves your ability to complete daily living activities like getting up from a seated position, reaching, bending and sitting for extended periods. Call Lisa Firth at 248.894.3071 to schedule an appointment. No class Dec 24, 25, 31.

Age: 55+
Price: 30 Minute - Res. $32/Non-Res. $38
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center - 3rd Floor Clinic

Free Blood Pressure Screening Program

Wed, 11am-12pm
Nov 6-Dec 18
Jan 8-Feb 26

Your blood pressure record will be on file so you can track your BP numbers. Pre-registration not required. Blood glucose checks are performed the second Wednesday of each month, upon request. No screenings Dec 25 and Jan 1.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

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Exercise & Fitness

Exercise & Fitness

Our certified group fitness instructors are dedicated to helping you reach your goals. From fast moving dance style exercise to gentle, slow movement-based workouts, classes are specially designed to meet the fitness needs of all ability levels. Unsure which class is best for you? Try any fitness class once for FREE. Call 248.347.0414 to learn how.

Fitness Tip of the Season:

To make the most of your workout program, try different types of exercise often. If you like to run, give dancing a try. If you usually lift weights or walk, learn how to do an interval workout. You’ll find that when you change your workouts, you change your body. To vary your routine, try one of the many fitness classes offered.

• Abs & Assets
• Aerial Silks
• Aerial Yoga
• Chair Volleyball
• Core Fusion- Capoeira
• Drums Alive!
• Get Fit with Lola (Small Group Personal Training)
• ILOVEKICKBOXING
• Interval Cardio Workout
• Live.Love.Kickbox.
• Karate
• Keep on Movin’
• Morning Tone and Stretch
• Pickleball
• Pilates Mat
• Stretch and Strength
• Tai Chi
• WERQ Dance Fitness
• Yoga (Hatha, Chair, Vinyasa)
• Zumba Gold

Remember to check with your doctor before starting a new class, especially if you haven’t exercised for a long time, have chronic health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis or have any concerns.

Don’t wait! Register early to ensure your favorite program is offered.

Chair Volleyball

Tue, 1:45-3pm
Every Tuesday unless noted

More fun than you can possibly stand – while seated! Rules are similar to regular volleyball except you are sitting down.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Location: Novi Civic Center
Registration Ends: Drop-In Program

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Support Services

AARP Income Tax Preparation

Wed, 10am-3pm
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1, 8, 15

Does tax time have you stressed? Certified AARP Volunteer Tax Preparers are here to help by providing FREE tax aide by appointment. Tax preparers are AARP trained volunteers, they are not accountants. Complex returns may be refused. You are responsible for accuracy and retention of all information and tax records. Please call 248.347.0414 beginning January 7 to schedule your appointment.

Price: Free
Location: Novi Civic Center

Ask a Medicare/Medicaid Counselor

Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm

The Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP, Inc.) will answer your questions, help fill out forms, and assist you in understanding your options. This program is proudly presented in association with MMAP, Inc. MMAP is a private, non-profit agency that is not connected with any insurance company and does not sell insurance products. Appointment required by calling 248.347.0414.

Age: 65+ (or younger, if currently enrolled in Medicare)
Price: No Charge
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

Ask the Lawyer

Tue, 1-3pm
Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 10 - Meadowbrook Activity Center

Wed, 5:30-7pm
Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 18 - Novi Civic Center

Glick Law Firm is hosting free, 30-minute sessions to answer your questions about probate avoidance, tax avoidance, wills, power of attorney, asset protection, estate planning and more. Pre-registration required by calling 248.347.0414.

Age: 55+
Price: Free

Durable Medical Equipment Loan Closet

Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm

Items such as canes, walkers, wheelchairs, bathing aids and protective garments are available for older adults in need. Available items change constantly, so it’s important that you call ahead to ensure that we have the item you need ready and waiting for you. Equipment donations are accepted based on need. Items must be clean, in very good condition and ready to be loaned. For information, call 248.347.0414. Closed on Nov 11, 28, 29, Dec 24, 25, 26, 31, Jan 1.

Age: 55+
Price: Free - Monetary donations are welcome
Location: Novi Civic Center

Estate Planning Consultations

Mon, 2-3:30pm
Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 9

Free, 30-minute, no obligation consultations will allow you to ask questions about probate, wills, trusts, power of attorney, patient advocate, conservatorship, guardianship and more. Pre-registration required by calling 248.347.0414.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

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Support Groups

Bereavement Support Group – “Opening New Doors”

Tue, 7:30-9pm
Dec 17, Jan 21, Feb 18, Mar 17

Bereavement facilitator Dr. Michael Meyer’s presentation may offer comfort and help to facilitate growth that assists you with adjustment to life after loss, as well as, providing healthy approaches to mourning, fi nding support and hope. This program is presented in association with O’Brien-Sullivan Funeral Home.

Age: 50+
Price: Free
Facilitator: Dr. Michael Meyer, D.D.
Location: Novi Civic Center

Hearing Loss D.A.T.A. Group – Support Group Meeting

Thu, 1:30-2:30pm
Dec 26, Jan 23, Feb 27, Mar 26

Join us for a monthly support group convening for the purposes of Discussion, Awareness, and Technological Assistance for those with hearing loss. The goal of the support group is to enable people with hearing loss to learn coping strategies and know you are not alone. This program is presented in association with Deaf and Hearing Impaired Services (DHIS). For information, call 248.473.1888 or visit dhisonline.org.

Age: 50+
Price: Free
Facilitator: Patty Soma, Deaf and Hearing Impaired Services (DHIS)
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

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Social Enrichment Programs

Chinese Club

Tue, 10am-12pm
Ends for 2019 with Dec 17 meeting

This program is designed for Chinese older adults interested in enjoyable cross-cultural experiences. Mandarin speaking older adults will learn the English language, reading and writing skills needed for their daily lives. For information, contact Peixiam He at 248.347.3881.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

Coffee Hour at Meadowbrook Cafe

Tue, 8-9am
Jan 7-Mar31

Become friends and spend time enjoying bagels, rolls, bread, sweets and coffee thanks to a great partnership with Panera Bread. It’s a nice way to start your Tuesday.

Age:55+
Price: $0.25 per cup of coffee
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

Ladies Lunch Bunch

Thu, 1pm
Dec 12 - Steve and Rocky’s 43150 Grand River, Novi
Jan 9 - Olga’s Kitchen, 47960 Grand River, Novi
Feb 13 - Olive Garden, 4330 Crescent Blvd., Novi
Mar 12 - Bunco di Beppo, 38888 Six Mile Road, Livonia

Grab your friends and visit a different local restaurant each month. This social group is a great way to meet new people and try new, delicious foods. Venture out and have some fun! Just show up at the designated location each month.

Age: 50+
Price: Varies

Monday Movie Matinee

Mon, 1-3:30pm
Dec 16, Feb 17, Mar 16

Join your friends for the monthly movie matinee on the big screen at the Meadowbrook Activity Center. Enjoy a new DVD release complete with popcorn and refreshments. Pre-registration is not required. Most movies are PG or PG-13. See calendar or call 248.347.0414 for movie title.

Age: Adult
Price: Free
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

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Cards and Games

Pinochle

Mon, 12:30-3:30pm
No meet-up dates : Jan 20, Feb 17

Price: $1.25 at the door.
Location: Novi Civic Center

Mah Jongg - Intermediate

Mon, 12:30-4pm
No meet-up dates: Jan 20, Feb 17

You must have current Mah Jongg card

Price: $3 at the door
Location: Novi Civic Center

Mah Jongg - Beginner

Tue, 9:30-12:30pm
No meet-up dates: Dec 31, Mar 10

Price: $3 at the door.
Location: Novi Civic Center

Bingo

Tue, 1-3pm
No meet-up dates: Feb 14

Price: $.50/card at the door.
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

Euchre

Wed, 12:30-3:30pm
No meet-up dates: Jan 1

Price: $1 at the door.
Location: Novi Civic Center

Boomers - Games Galore

Wed, 2nd & 4th every month, 1-3pm
Dec 18, Jan 8, 22, Feb 12, 26, Mar 11, 25

Join other game enthusiasts and have fun playing and learning diverse games like Sequence, Rummy Cube, Bananagrams, UNO and more. No meetup on Dec 25.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Location: Novi Civic Center

Bridge - Contract

Thu, 12:15-3:30pm.

Price: $.50 at the door.
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

Samba

Thu, 12-3:30pm

It’s not the dance…but a fun variation of Canasta/Hand & Foot played with six decks and four players in teams of two.

Age: 55+
Price: No charge
Location: Novi Civic Center

Bridge - Duplicate

Fri, 12:30-3:30pm
No meet-up dates: Feb 7, Feb 28

You MUST HAVE A PARTNER for this game. Doors open at 11:45am.

Price: $1 at the door
Location: Novi Civic Center
 

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Hobbies and Crafts

“All Things Yarn”– Knitting/Crocheting Circle

Tue, 1:30-4pm
Ends for 2019 on Dec 17

If you’re new, this is a great way to pick up new tricks from fellow knitters. Bring your own needles and hooks that work with worsted weight yarns. Yarn and patterns are provided. For information, contact Beverly McCarter at 248.302.1258. Yarn donations are accepted.

Age: 55+
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

“In Stitches” - Needlework Group

Fri, 1-3pm

All needlework enthusiasts of cross stitch, embroidery and needlepoint are welcome. Beginners and experienced stitchers get together to share ideas, learn new skills and explore different applications of the various needlework arts. For more information, contact Ricki Farris at 248.229.5499.

Age: 55+
Price: Free
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

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Out and About With OAS

Note

All trips are planned by local travel experts. Stop by the Older Adult Services office or Meadowbrook Activity Center to pick up informational brochures. Relax and leave the planning and driving to the experts.

Travel Opportunity Updates To receive frequent updates as new travel opportunities are added to our offerings, “Like” us on our Facebook page, facebook.com/noviboomersandbeyond or let us know your email address.

Novi Group Travel Fair

Thu, 1:30pm-3pm
Feb 6

Group travel opportunities, especially designed for adults 55+ are offered through the City of Novi’s Older Adult Services. At the fair, you will hear 5-6 travel agencies present information about upcoming travels with opportunity to ask questions. Door prizes and refreshments offered.

Age: 55+
Price: No Charge
Location: Novi Civic Center

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Nutrition Programs

Daily Lunch

Mon-Fri, 12-12:45pm

A great opportunity to socialize with peers, enjoy a nutritious meal and meet new friends. Make or cancel lunch reservations 24 hours in advance Mon-Fri by calling Western Oakland Meals on Wheels at 248.347.0489. No lunch Dec 24, 25, 31, Jan 1, 20, Feb 17.

Age: 60+
Price: $3 suggested donation
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

Home Delivered Meals on Wheels

Mon-Fri, 12pm

You’re eligible for Meals on Wheels delivery if you are 60+ and unable to leave your home or prepare meals. Contact Western Oakland Meals on Wheels at 1.888.886.8971 for more information and a review of criteria. No delivery Dec 24, 25, 31, Jan 1, 20, Feb 17.

Age: 60+
Price: $3 suggested donation
Location: Meadowbrook Activity Center

The Emergency Food Assistance Program – TEFAP

Tue, 12:30-3pm
Mar 10

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Emergency Food Assistance Program provides a quarterly food allotment for all who are income eligible - one person household $2,082 or less monthly and two person household $2,818 or less monthly. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For information, call 248.347.0414.

Price: Free
Location: Novi Civic Center

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Transportation Services

Let Us Do the Driving!

The City of Novi’s Senior Transportation Program provides specialized transportation for residents of Novi ages 55 and older, or those younger than 55 with a limiting disability. The service cannot accommodate children. Vehicles are scheduled based on the needs of each passenger, location, time and the use of a lift-equipped bus, van or car. Trips are scheduled in the mostefficient, cost-effective way using specific parameters that schedules multiple riders in the same vehicle at the same time.

Be independent and continue a healthy, active lifestyle. Rides available for medical appointments, shopping, enrichment and fitness classes, afternoon of playing cards or special events, going to the Novi Public Library, Meadowbrook Activity Center or Novi Civic Center.

Service Hours:
Mon-Fri, 8am-7pm (last pick-up 6:30pm in Novi or 6pm out of Novi)
Saturday, 9am-3pm (last pick-up 2:30pm)
No transportation is provided on holidays when City services are closed. Closed: Apr 19, May 27

To schedule a ride:
All ride requests will be granted based on availability. Call 248.735.5617 between 7am-4pm Mon-Fri. Reservations required at least one (1) day in advance. Make appointments anytime day or night by email . State your name, address, phone number, destination address, date, times (pick-up & return) for your trip.

NEW! Text message ride notifications and self-service web booking now available. Must enroll prior to using the service, by calling 248.735.5617.

Fare Structure:
Free rides within the City of Novi  
$5 one-way outside the City of Novi within a 10-mile range (begins at the Novi Civic Center)

Punch Card Special – Your Best Bet! Purchase a card and receive a free ride. No need to carry cash!  What a great gift idea for a family member or friend. Punch cards are non-refundable, nontransferable and cannot be replaced if lost. Purchase card from drivers or Older Adult Services office. For further information call 248.735.5617.

Card Price $30 - 7 rides outside the City (save $5)