Wellness Center

There is a secret to remaining happy and independent while aging – social engagement. While you do not have control over your aging, you do have a say in how you live your life. MSHL is proud to empower healthy aging and enhance your quality of life through our Wellness Center. People who maintain an active and independent lifestyle gain benefits that boost their physical health, emotional well-being, and their ability to remain independent for longer.

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In-Person Programs


Tuesday, May 16th @1pm

Join us for afternoon tea! Let’s sip tea together while we enjoy some tea party favorites. Each lady will be served tea in a beautiful teacup. The first 25 ladies to register get to take these treasures home! We are having an amazing presentation (The Clothesline) that you will not want to miss.

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Monday, May 22nd @1:00Pm
Hosted by Maria Long, Master Gardener
Register by May 19th

Join us for our first gardening class of the season! Maria will lead you step by step as you plant some flowers in a non-conventional way—with found objects that serve as the planters. Be inspired and creative as you select your special planter. We will provide the “pot”, soil and flowers.

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Thursday, May 25th @12:30pm
Hosted by Sarah Gilmore, Tecumseh Parks & Recreation

Will water be the prized resource that oil was to the 20th century? Surrounded by the largest fresh water deposits in the world, what protects our Great Lakes water? We’ll look at why interstate and international cooperation is key and the different legislation that keeps the water in the Great Lakes Basin.

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Thursday, May 25th from 9—2

Get ready for our first annual jewelry and handbag sale! Continue to gather up your spare pins, necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets and purses. (We will take men’s neckties, too.) Bring them in to the front office for donation, then shop our event and support MSHL!

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Friday, June 2nd @ 6:30pm 

We will open The Center up for a public Euchre Tournament. Bring your best tricks!

Buy-in $20 per person 50/50 raffle. BYOB Refreshments available for purchase.

Visit the MSHL office for more information

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


June 5th & 12th @11:00am
Hosted by Better Living with Arthritis, EMU

Limit 10 people—Register by June 2nd

Join us for two virtual cook-alongs in your own kitchen where we will cook easy, healthy, and well-balanced meals while also discussing how the foods you eat are related to inflammation and arthritis. We will host these cook-alongs via Zoom (technical support provided). The food ingredients will be available for you to pick up beforehand on June 1st and June 8th.

Cook-along #1 is a pan seared salmon over salad greens with whipped ricotta and berries.
Cook-along #2 is a warm lentil and orzo salad.

We will ask participants to complete pre-post surveys so we can measure your learning from this activity. Those who complete the post-survey will be put into a lottery to receive a  mediterranean diet cookbook and cooking thermometer

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Wednesday, June 7 @11:15 am.
Register soon!

Our Members Only Luncheon will celebrate the men in our lives. (Women are welcomed, too!) Jodi will throw some hotdogs and burgers on the grill for a summer cookout. Enjoy a mini car show beforehand, and following lunch, listen to the festival sounds of The Dixie Cups Band. Register soon!

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Thursday, June 22nd @12:30
Hosted by Sarah Gilmore

Register early! 

Travel with Sarah to several National Parks without leaving your comfy chair! Enjoy Sarah’s national park adventures, and by the end of the program, feel as though you traveled to these places, too. Armchair travel provides a sensory experience and the opportunity to learn about new people and places that you might not otherwise be able to visit. If you enjoyed “Water Wars” last month, you will enjoy this, too

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Wilson Park, June 24th from 9—3

We are looking for vendors who reside in the 48160 zip code. If you would like a 10 X 10 space, contact: Sallie Bancroft—

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.

10 WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S: What to Watch for in Yourself and Others

Tuesday, June 27th 12:30pm
Hosted by Lindsy Mamp & the Alzheimer’s Association

Come and take part in this very important educational program by registering soon!

Join us to learn about:
• The difference between normal aging and
• Common Warning Signs
• Early detections and benefits of diagnosis
• Next steps and expectation for the disease
• Alzheimer’s Association resources
Come and take part in this very important
educational program by registering soon!

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Tuesdays in June @12:30
Hosted by Elaine Cousino

Register and enjoy! 

In another series of human audiobooks, Elaine take us on a journey with a mystery of one of Truman Capote’s childhood memoires.

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.

Ongoing Programs


Third Wednesday of the Month
May 17th @1:00pm
Hosted by Mayor Ed Kolar or Council Member

Join our mayor or one of his council members as they
share his vision for Milan and address your questions,
comments and concerns.


Wednesdays @1:30pm/May 3, 10, 24 & 31

What a fun way to keep in shape! Part of senior health is working to keep the brain healthy, active, and sharp – just as you would exercise your body to keep it strong. Cranium Crunch uses puzzles, words, numbers and audio games to keep you sharp as a tack. Don’t let poor memory keep you from benefitting from this fun and engaging class. Every week is new and exciting!


Wednesday, June 14th @12:30pm
Hosted by Pastor Matt West

Join our new pastor, Pastor Matt, from Marble Memorial United Methodist to carry on the tradition of spiritual guidance, and of course, pie! Come support Pastor Matt with pie and conversation.


Every Monday @11am Hosted by Sophie Poelker

Sign up now!

“Widen My World,” made possible by a very generous grant, will offer tools necessary for you to engage in a myriad of platforms. Technology is crucial in today’s world. Sophie is prepared to teach novice through seasoned computer users how to “Widen Your World,” using various programs and platforms. You will want to be here every Monday for this interactive computer workshop. There will be a Q&A time at each session. Sophie will also teach you how to use MSHL’s Computer Lab so you can stay connected even if you don’t have a computer.


Tuesdays @1:30pm
Hosted by MaryAnn Opal

Studies show that there is something you can do to dramatically improve your intelligence as well as your overall IQ: meditate. That’s right meditation is not just good for your physiological health, reducing stress, and improving mood, but it can also set you up for emotional equilibrium rather than reactivity. It can also make you significantly smarter. Ask one of our current participants, and they will tell you how beneficial it has been to them!

Please register with the office.

Quilting B's

Every Thursday at 10:00 am

Enjoy a morning of stitching and friendly
conversation with this group of Quilting B’s.
Bring your own project and work together
with other fellow stitchers.

No registration necessary.


Wednesday, June 7th @2:00
Hosted by Monroe County Library 

Library in Motion is here every month with loads of books and movies. Stop by and get your new library card then take a look at the cart of all the books and movies you can check out.


Third Wednesday of the Month
June 21st @1:00pm

On August 8th, there will be a primary election for prospective Milan candidates who are seeking office for council. Join us for an informal Meet and Greet gathering with these applicants.


Every Wednesday @11:00am
Hosted by Cindy Swope

Join in the conversation! Share your experiences, challenges and insights in this safe space for women only. Or keep it light and enjoy a laugh or two. You can steer the conversation in whatever direction the wind fills your sails. Newcomers are always welcome!


Every Tuesday from 9—11am
Hosted by Gary Bourdeau

This is one of our biggest groups yet! A casual place for men only. Come “shoot the breeze”, solve the world’s problems, or simply enjoy the comradery of this great group of men. Newcomers welcomed!

Grief Support Group

First Thursdays at 10:30 am

Presented by Ann Gerlach of Cabby’s Ladder

Support groups normalize the grief process. During periods of intense grief, it’s okay to feel a wide array of emotions. A grief support group will help guide you towards living life again. Ann will support you through the grieving process, as you walk towards healing and rebuilding your life within this “new normal”.

Fitness Pass - For Exercise Programs

Mix and match your favorite exercise classes marking off a
square for each class you attend. When your card is used up,
buy another. Each Fitness Pass is good for 20 classes.

What a bargain!


Thursdays @10
Instructor: Beverly Robinson

This one-hour exercise class is designed to challenge the mature adult of any fitness level, maintain abilities to perform day-to-day activities through low-impact cardio, strength conditioning, and stretching movements, with balance exercises sprinkled throughout.

Chair Yoga

Mondays & Wednesdays @2pm
Instructor: Janae LeBar

Yoga targets muscle strength, softness, and flexibility. It can encourage the body, mind and spirit to remain healthy and strong.
What are some benefits of participating in yoga?

• Helps ease symptoms of arthritis
• Improves balance, strength, and flexibility
• Helps manage and relieve stress
• Boosts energy levels and brightens your mood
• Helps ease back pain
• Improves your heart health
• Relieves anxiety and depression
• Helps you maintain a healthy metabolism

Experience some of these benefits for yourself and sign up for the class today!


Mondays & Wednesdays in June @1:15pm
Instructor: Janae LeBar

Yoga targets muscle strength, softness, and flexibility. It can encourage the body, mind and spirit to remain healthy and strong. This series will introduce you to basic poses, postures and breath that will be the building blocks to take you to that next level.


The Exercise Room is open Monday – Thursday, 8am – 3pm. Members can use the exercise room with a medical release form on file. We have treadmills, elliptical, recumbent bike and free weights. For your safety, there are additional hygiene protocols so be sure to check! Thank you! Medical release forms & membership need to be resubmitted annually.


Mondays @10
Instruction by Plymouth Physical Therapy & Video

Come workout every Monday morning with Plymouth Physical Therapy. Let the profes- sionals guide you through a full-body workout from warm ups, to free weights, to stretches.


Tuesdays @10
Instructor: Beverly Robinson

This class is predominantly a seated class with an emphasis on upper and lower body strength with weights. Range of motion, stretches and balances make for a complete workout in just one hour.


Mondays @10
Plymouth Physical Therapy

Come workout every Monday morning as Plymouth Physical Therapy guides you through a full-body workout from warm ups,
to free weights, to stretches.


Tuesdays @10
Instructor: Beverly Robinson

This classes is predominantly a seated class with an emphasis on upper and lower body strength. Stretches and balances are sprinkled throughout for a complete workout in

Fun & Food

Birthday Celebration

Thursday, June 8th @11:15am

Please join us to honor these individuals!

Thanks to a donation from Mullins Auto, all MSHL members whose birthday is in August will receive a complimentary lunch.

If you are a member whose birthdate is in August and your name is not listed, please call the office

Eat Well! Live Healthy!

At MSHL, we are passionate about providing
tools and resources to empower healthy aging.

Reserve your meal 48 hrs. in advance by calling 734-508-6229 

Menus available at the office or on our nutrition page.


Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
@11:45 Cost is $3

Come enjoy a hot, nutritious meal in the community of others! AND Jodi, our Senior Nutrition Program Coordinator, is known for baking up something yummy for almost every meal!

Meals on Wheels

Monday thru Friday

Meals on Wheels is specially designed for those who are homebound or whereby shopping and preparing meals takes a considerable and taxing effort. Registration is simple— call MSHL to see if you qualify. Meal delivery can often begin within 48 hrs.


1st Wednesday of the Month
 June 7th @11:15
Cost is $3 

Celebrate the men in our lives (and women, too) with a traditional cookout complete with hotdogs and hamburgers (p1). Enjoy a mini car show and live music by the Dixie Cups. Registration and membership required.

Call MSHL to reserve your meal


Support Services


By MSHL Monday—Friday, 7:30am – 3pm

For those 60+, living in the 48160 zip code.
We can take you up to 20 miles outside of Milan.
Visit our website for additional information or
call us for a brochure.

Resource Advocacy

By Diane London By Appointment

Diane is a retired RN with over 40 years of experience in the healthcare field. She brings her passion for helping people by sharing her resource advocacy skills. For resource assistance, please call the office at 734-508-6229.


Did you know we often have medical devices and equipment to loan out or give away? We also have a large supply of incontinent products that are free to anyone who might need them. Call or stop by the office and we will be glad to share whatever we have in stock.


Monday, March 20th @1:30pm
James Giordani, Clear Computing

Topic: Future Tech—Why our tech keeps

changing and the future of technology that impacts our daily lives such as AI (Artificial
Intelligence) and Human-Computer Interfaces.


Second Tuesday of the Month
May 9th from 10:30—noon
Hosted by John Armstrong, Plymouth PT

Let John assess your physical limitations and
weaknesses, then offer advice and prescribe
exercises to help you get your body function at
its optimum strength and mobility.


Mondays from 9:30—noon
Hosted by Dr. Linda Moaucheupao,
Licensed Acupuncturist

Experience this community-style treatment as Linda treats a wide range of health concerns from migraines, arthritis, anxiety, depression, insomnia, digestive problems, respiratory issues to allergies, and much more. Linda has been quite successful in reducing pain with many of our regulars. She can even prescribe Chinese herbs as a compliment to your acupuncture. Call to schedule.


Next Date: June 5th & 26th
By Dr. Felhandler, DPM

Dr. Felhandler is a Foot Specialist and Surgeon. He will be on hand monthly for MSHL members.

Dr. Felhandler specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of thick nails, ingrown toenails, neuropathy, corns and calluses, arthritis, swelling, bunions, hammer toes, and other conditions of the foot and ankle.

Call MSHL office to register for an appointment.
*Rates are based on your medical insurance 

Blood Pressure Checks

Every Thursday from 10:30—11:30am

Come get your blood pressure checked by HVAs paramedic, Glory Harris! Walkins are welcome (As an EMT, Glory is occasionally called away for emergencies, but she will make every
attempt to come.)

Technology Assistance

Monday, March 20th from 11:00am—1:30pm

CEO of Clear Computing, James Giordani (MSHL Alternate Board Member) and his partner, Sophie Poelker, are here to assist you with your technology needs.

Call MSHL to reserve your spot.

• $20 for 30 mins (non-members $25)

• $40 for 1 HR (non-members $45)

• $10 for no shows.

• One person at a time.

• Pay at time of service with check or credit card.


Second Tuesday of each
Month @ 12:30pm
By: Huron Valley Pace

This group offers information, emotional and affirmational  support to help reduce the care-giver burden that one experiences as a care partner. Huron Valley Pace provides a safe space offering strategies and support for those traveling down similar paths. Free!


By providing nutritious meals and a daily check-in, Meals on Wheels enables seniors to thrive while continuing to remain in their own homes rather than having to move to a nursing home or assisted living facility. MSHL is looking for friendly volunteers to deliver just once a week and make a positive impact within our senior community. Let us know if you can help!

Looking for Services?

During Covid there has been a lot of move-ment in our Services Department. If you know anyone in these services PLEASE let us know:

Massage Therapy | Acupuncturist | Reflexologist