"Age is a work of art."
~ Stanislaw Lec

  • Join us for the Monroe Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick-Off Breakfast-Wednesday, May 14, 7:30 a.m. at the VFW Post 1138, Jones Avenue. Breakfast Buffet, $10, (5) Gift Basets valued at $100 each will be raffled. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.00. Prayer led by Tom Treece and Guest Speakers: Bruno Giordani, Associate Director and Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Psychology at Michigan alzheimer's Disease Center. You can join us in the walk scheduled for September 20, 2014 by visiting the Website to register:
  • Monroe Walk to End Alzheimer's

    ******National Senior Health & Fitness Day, May 28******

  • In celebration of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the Monroe Center is holding its 2nd Annual Fitness Fair on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. The Fair will run from 9;00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and will feature guest speakers: Jeff Nichols, from NBC's reality show, "The Biggest Loser", and Francelina Morillo, Contestant, "The Biggest Loser". Ken Wasco, Senior Marketing Manager, Gordon Food Serive, and member of the National Speakers Association and Bureau. Ken is on the board of The National Dietary Managers Association and Association of Food and Nutition Professionals.
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        Our center is in the top 1% in the country and is Nationally Accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers and the National Council on Aging!

        • Join a Tai Chi class to center your spirit and body
        • Surf cyberspace on free internet access
        • Join our lively exercise class
        • Use legal or support services
        • Enjoy Membership Discounts on events
        • Keep your brain young with weekly BRAIN AEROBICS. Informative and Fun!
        • Relax with chair yogo
        • Volunteer to help others
        • Hop on the treadmills or stationary bikes
        • Enjoy a great breakfast or wonderful lunch in the Cafe. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

        At the Monroe Center, our mission is to lead in information and assistance for quality lifestyles and healthy aging! We truly believe in the involvement of mind, body, and spirit in life to remain vital and independent. We will continue to offer the support programs and information to assist you in any way we can.

        Watch for more fun and exciting events in 2014. It's never to late to become a member: $18 for those 55 and up. $25 for those under 55 or living outside of Monroe County. There are also many exciting volunteer opportunities available. Stop by for a tour and discover everything the Center has to offer.

        Hours of Operation

        Saturday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

        Sunday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

        Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

        Donations

        Donations are also always welcome to support our programming that keeps seniors active and independent. We are a worthy, mission-oriented organization that makes a difference in numerous lives of older adults, through wellness programs, socializing, nutrition, support resource advocacy and coordination, and problem solving. General contributions or funds designated for a specific purpose, in memory of a special person, or in-kind donations are gratefully accepted. We are a nonprofit 501 C3 organization and all donations are tax deductible. Please call us if you have any questions.

        Your donation can be mailed to:
        The Monroe Center for Healthy Aging
        15275 S. Dixie Hwy.
        Monroe, MI 48161

        Accredited by National Institute of Senior Centers