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
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.
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.
Transit offers curb to curb transportation services for
seniors age 55 and older and disabled individuals of any age.
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
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.
assistance to senior citizens to link them with services available in
& 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
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
(Retired & Senior Volunteer Program)
volunteer opportunities for seniors age 55 and older. Please call
(734) 326-6262 for more information about this program.
Senior Services, Inc. has MPAC (Medicare Medicaid
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
(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)
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
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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