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Senior Services

Inkster Senior Services, Inc. has provided supportive services to the senior population of Inkster since 1972.  Services provided enable citizens 55 years of age and older to remain independent.  Our Parks & Recreation Department also offers specific services, click here for their site page regarding Senior Services as well.

Click here for the current Commission on Aging Newsletter

Enhance Fitness

The Enhance Fitness Program is a free class geared toward improving the overall fitness and well-being of primarily older adults. All adults are welcome-even those with physical disabilities or who travel by wheelchair. The one-hour classes focus on cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, flexibility, and balance training. A certified fitness instructor leads classes three times a week to provide social stimulation as well as physical benefits to participants.

Dozier Recreation Complex
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
1st Class - 10:30am - 11:30am
2nd Class - 11:45am - 12:45am

New participants are asked to attend the 11:45am class.

Please call Senior Services at 313-561-2382 for more information.

Transportation
(313) 561-2650

Transportation is available for medical appointments on Monday,    Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  We transport within a seven mile radius of Inkster.  Shopping transportation is provided to local grocery stores every Tuesday and to local shopping centers twice a month on Thursday.  Call our office for more information or to schedule a ride.

Nankin Transportation
Nankin Transit offers curb to curb transportation services for seniors age 55 and older and disabled individuals of any age.

If you live in one of the four cities, Wayne, Westland, Inkster or Garden City, we can pick you up curb side and take you anywhere within the four cities and up to one mile outside of the four cities. We also serve St. Mary's Hospital in Livonia, Henry Ford Health Center on Haggerty in Canton Twp., and Oakwood Hospital Main in Dearborn.

 The cost of a one way ride is $3.00.

To schedule a ride please call two days in advance for medical trips and one day in advance for any other type of trip.
Please call us at (734) 729-2710 to schedule a ride or visit our website www.nankintransit.com

In-Home Services
(734) 722-2830

Personal Care, Homemaker Services and Respite Care are available through The Senior Alliance, Inc.  (Area Agency on Aging 1-C).  Please call (734) 722-2830 for more information about these services.

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Outreach & Assistance
(313) 561-2382

Provides assistance to senior citizens to link them with services available in our community.

Recreational Activities
(313) 561-2891

Inkster Parks & Recreation has an exercise program and computer classes that are held at the Dozier Recreation Complex.  We also offer activities such as ceramic classes, arts & crafts, Scrabble Club as well as the Inkster Club that meets at our drop-in center on Lehigh.  Please call (313) 561-2891 or (313) 561-2654 for more        information.  Also of interest is the dancing class that is held at the Dozier Recreation Complex every  Tuesday evening.  Please call (734) 728-7530 for more information.

The Recreation Complex has many recreational programs for Seniors in our community.  For more programs that the City offers to Seniors, click here to be directed to the City Program Services.

Friendship Club

Senior Citizens meet at the Recreation Complex on Thursday, 11:00am to 2:00pm to play card games, bingo, dominoes, and socialize.  They participate in workshops and field trips.

Walking and Exercise Program

The Seniors Walking and Exercise Program will begin early fall. The program will help keep you in shape.  Daily walking time and exercise times are monitored by staff.  Don't forget to check our Programs Section for special classes and discounted rates!

Wayne County RSVP
(Retired & Senior Volunteer Program)
(734) 326-6262

Offers volunteer opportunities for seniors age 55 and older.  Please call (734) 326-6262 for more information about this program.

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Help With Prescriptions
(313) 561-2382

Inkster  Senior  Services, Inc. has MPAC  (Medicare Medicaid Prescription

Assistance Counselor) volunteers that are specially trained to help senior   citizens and persons with disabilities with prescription drug assistance. We have  been  trained  to  assist  you with enrollment in Medicare Prescription

Drug Coverage (Part D) that will become effective January 1, 2006.  Please call our office at (313) 561-2382 for assistance. This program is another service provided by The Senior Alliance, Inc. (Area Agency on Aging 1-C) MMAP Program.

Home Delivered Meals
(800) 851-1454

Inkster Senior Services delivers homebound seniors a hot lunch through Wayne County Nutrition Services.  To find out more about home delivered meals please contact them at 1 (800) 851-1454.  Inkster also has three       congregate meal sites where seniors can go to enjoy a hot lunch.

File of Life
(313) 561-2382

File of Life is a mini-medical record which is posted on the outside of one’s refrigerator that enables medical personnel to obtain a quick medical history when the patient is unable to offer one.  It contains potentially life saving   information when an emergency occurs.  Emergency personnel are trained to look for this file, which is posted in a magnetic red plastic pocket on the   outside of the refrigerator.  These are available to all seniors living in Inkster.  Please stop by or call our office (313) 561-2382 to pick up yours today.

 

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City of Inkster, Michigan
26215 Trowbridge
Inkster, Michigan 48141
(313) 563-4232
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