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


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.


Monday, July 10th @11:00
Hosted by Betty Chaffee, Pharm D

Register by July 7th!

Doctors are really good at prescribing medications when they’re needed to improve health. But identifying when they’re no longer helping, and then de-prescribing, doesn’t often reach the top of the priority list. Join Betty Chaffee, PharmD, of Better My Meds, to learn how you can work with your doctor on de-prescribing.

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


 Tuesday, July 11th @11:15

Mobility Worldwide is a national volunteer organization whose goal is to manufacture wooden hand-cranked carts and donate them to leg-disabled people in developing countries around the world. Their local chapter is right in our own backyard! Come hear their fascinating story, mission and commitment to help those in need.

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.

LIFE CHOICES SERIES: Long Term Care Planning 101

Wednesday, July 12th @10
Hosted by Nicole Boyer of EHS 

Long Term Care Planning: What is it and how to
plan for future care needs.

Learn about the different types of services that fall
under the term “long-term care,” along with current healthcare trends and costs. Learn about options that will allow you to age in your own home,
or if you choose, move into a senior community.
Nicole will discuss how to start a plan BEFORE care
is needed so that you will be well-prepared and
have peace of mind. Enroll at the office today!

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Tuesday, July 18th @12:30
Presented by John St. Pierre

John is one talented guy, to
say the least!

John is a master woodworker and is willing to talk about his craft and share his creative process. When you see his work, you may think he uses many different kinds of stains, but it is really the uniqueness of the wood he chooses— did you know that he orders wood from all over the world for just the right touch? John’s woodwork will be on display at the center for several weeks so you can oooooh and aaaaaah!

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Tuesday, July 25th @12:30 pm

Stay for lunch and enjoy Christmas in July!
Wear your red and green, enjoy some Christmas
music, and take part in some festive activities.

• Wear your red and
• Open gifts
• Listen to Christmas
• Enjoy holiday
Don’t be late to
the party—
Sign up today!

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.


Calling on all musicians, amateur and pro alike—let’s have our first ever jam session! Bring what ever instrument you’d like, and let’s see what music we can create. If it takes off, we can plan more sessions this summer. Let the office know if you are in-

Call us at 734 508 6229 or visit our office.

Ongoing Programs


Third Wednesday/July 19th @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, July 12th @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
(no class July 25th)
Hosted by MaryAnn Opal

Meditation can be particularly powerful for older adults because of its emotional and cognitive benefits. If you’re looking for a new form of self-care or a way to improve your mental health, meditation could be a great addition to your life. It can greatly improve your emotional, physical, and brain health. For seniors, mindfulness and meditation can play a significant role in your overall well-being. Treat yourself to something new this summer. Try meditation!

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, July 12th @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”.


Every Monday
Hosted by Jack Butler

Jack will also be available every Monday for
technical support for all your devices, but by
appointment only.
•$20 for 30 mins ($25 non-members)
•$40 for 1 HR ($45 non-members)
•$10 for no shows.
•One person at a time.
•Pay Jack at time of service with check or credit

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!


Mondays @10/Video Format

Come workout every Monday morning for fitness in video format led by fitness professionals as they guide you through a full-body workout from warm ups, to free weights, to stretches. This class is predominantly seated with an emphasis on upper and lower body weight training.


Tuesdays @10
Instructor: Beverly Robinson

Enjoy a seated workout with fun music to make exercising fun! SitFit targets upper and lower body strength while focusing in on range of motion, stretches and balances that make for a complete workout in just one hour.


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!

Fun & Food

Birthday Celebration

Thursday, July 13th @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.


Mondays from 9:30—noon
July 10th & 31st Only
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


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 Dates: August 7th
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.)


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