Where we get better with age
MSHL clubs are open to anyone 50+ and are completely free. We keep these clubs free by encouraging peer-led groups and with donations from people like you. Consider helping us continue these opportunities by leading your own activity or making a donation.
Facilitated by Monroe County Librarian, Tammy Suzor, the club discusses the book from the previous month and then Tammy provides you with the next book. If you can’t make it to the meeting, we have the next book available in the office.
Held the last Thursday of every month at 11 a.m.
Laurie Novak brings her guitar and some lyric pages for the group to sing some of classic campfire tunes.
Held every Wednesday at 11:15 a.m.
A casual place for men only! Discuss topics or show hobbies important to you while drinking a cup of joe (and snacks too). Your host is Gary Bourdeau, MSHL’s Board Chair.
Held every Tuesday at 9 a.m.
Join our self-drive out-to-lunch group! Usually the group picks a lunch spot one Saturday a month and is always looking for new faces and new places. If you’d like details on the latest meet up, call Donna Kneebush at 734.439.2103.
Retired Music Therapist, Pat Green, comes to the center every other Wednesday afternoon to play the piano. Feel free to come and listen, sing along, or get a mini-lesson.
Held on the First and Third Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m.
Fun after fifty for women of all walks of life. We believe silliness is the comic relief of life, but underneath the frivolity, we share a bond of affection, forged by common life experiences & genuine enthusiasm for wherever life takes us next.
Held the first Tuesday of every month at 12 p.m.
If you would like to enjoy a morning of stitching and chatting, join this group. There is no cost or obligation. Sometimes there is a group project and sometimes everyone works on their own projects.
Held every Thursday at 10 a.m.
Our new wood carving club is open to anyone who is interested in learning to carve OR is well versed! Learn some tips and show off your projects from over the years or what you are working on now. Please bring your own supplies and equipment.
Held every Monday at 9 a.m.
MSHL offers a growing variety of support services. Some of these services have a cost that is listed below, but other are offered free of charge! If you would like to donate to MSHL or to a organization below, please stop by or call the office and we’ll get it to the right spot!
By Ron Hough of Ronald J Hough, LLC
Acupuncture is a complementary and alternative medicine often used in tandem with treatments prescribed by your doctor. Acupuncture is considered very safe and typically takes 30 minutes. It is used to promote natural healing and improve function and commonly treats unpleasant side effects from medications, sinus problems, tonsillitis, the common cold, asthma, bronchitis, certain eye disorders, toothaches and other mouth problems, tennis elbow, sciatica, low back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, hiccups, diarrhea, constipation and other gastrointestinal problems, headaches, and other neurologic conditions.
Learn more about acupuncture and older adults here.
No appointment necessary. $15 at time of service (+$5 fee for non-members).
Wednesdays from 12-2 p.m.
By Pam Lear of DoTerra
Aroma Massage Therapy uses essential oils for therapeutic outcomes such as stress relief, stimulating the immune system, promote healing such as wound care, reducing symptoms like nausea, sooth pain, and even behavior modification in dementia care.
Learn more about Aromatherapy here.
Call Pam at (248) 345-0677. $40 for 45 minutes (+$5 fee for non-members).
Tuesdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
By Huron Valley Ambulance (HVA)
Free, walk-in service. All are welcome.
Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
By Lance Slatton of Enriched Life Home Health Services
Open to the public. This group serves those caring for a loved one. Your loved one could have dementia, failing health, on hospice, or dealing with something else entirely. This group is open to you to talk to other caregivers about the good and the bad, and get some advice from a professional.
Third Monday of the Month at 6 p.m.
By Miracle Ear
Get your hearing checked and your hearing aid serviced: all free of charge. Walk-ins welcome.
Third Wednesday of Every Month at 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
By Monroe County Library
Monroe County Library’s mobile library service comes to MSHL with a lot of books! All MSHL members can get a library card from MCL.
Last Thursday of the Month at 11 a.m.
By Glory Harris of Morning Glory Massage
Massage Therapy is a complementary treatment often used in tandem with treatments prescribed by your doctor. Massages are most commonly used to relieve stress and related problems such as headaches, migraines, muscle tension, depression, anxiety, gastrointestinal problems, hypertension, arthritis, and diabetes. Massage therapy has been proven to increase circulation, improve balance, stimulate the nervous system, reduce recovery time after strokes, increase flexibility, improve sleep, increase immune system responses, and relieve arthritic and other pain.
Learn more about massage therapy and older adults here.
Call Glory at (734) 323-2163. $20 for 30 mins OR $40 an hour (+$5 fee for non-members).
Mondays 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. & Wednesdays 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
By Milan Seniors for Healthy Living
Monday through Friday around noon
Available for homebound seniors (60+). Call MSHL to get registered (734) 508-6229 or see our Meals on Wheels page.
By Sharon Marrow of MMAP
Free assistance finding what Medicare options are best for you. Appointments made by calling MSHL at (734) 508-6229.
By Aid In Milan & MSHL
For homebound seniors who qualify for Aid In Milan’s food pantry. MSHL staff can shop the pantry and deliver your items to your home. Call MSHL to get registered 734.508.6229.
By Milan Seniors for Healthy Living
Free blood pressure monitors and oxygen meters with a doctor’s prescription while funding lasts.
By Milan Seniors for Healthy Living
No one tells you how to age, and there is no self help book for the next stage of life. It isn’t uncommon to feel lost in all the information from specialists and the internet. It can be overwhelming to say the least! Our Resource Advocates get familiar with your situation then help you decide what you want to do next.
See our RAMS page for more info.
By Susan Elliker
Reflexology is a complementary treatment often used in tandem with treatments prescribed by your doctor. Reflexology focuses on pressure points on the feet that correspond to various areas of the body to help alleviate general aches and pains, high blood pressure, anxiety and depression, migraines and headaches, manage symptoms due to respiratory conditions and strokes, encourage healing, and release tension. Studies have shown that the physical contact during therapies like reflexology can have a positive physical and mental health impact.
Learn more about reflexology and older adults here.
Call Susan at (734) 417-4257. $20 for 30 minutes or $40 an hour (+$5 fee for non-members).
Thursdays from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
By John Vidolich
John will look at the tech you bring to him: Phone, computer, tablet, and other tech assistance. Call MSHL for an appointment.
Mondays from 1-3 p.m.