Senior Nutrition Program


We are serving a made-from-scratch lunch prepared by our senior center staff every Thursday unless indicated on the schedule.  The cost is $7.00 per person.  

Call the Center to make a reservation for lunch no later than 5 p.m. on the Monday preceding the scheduled date.  If you do not reserve your meal we cannot guarantee that one will be available for you on Thursday.  All meals meet the Area Agency on Aging standards for proper portions of protein, grains, vegetables and fruit.

May/June Menu as follows (all entrees include starch, vegetable and fruit or dessert): 

May 5                             Mother's Day Lunch - Strawberry chicken salad & potato soup  
May 12                           Pot Luck - Bring a dish to pass
May 19                          Throw Back Thursday Lunch $5 - Tomato soup & 1/2 turkey and bacon sandwich
May 26                           Kielbasa, baked beans, corn on the cob and fruit
June 2                            Pot Luck-Bring a dish to pass
June 9                           Sloppy Joes, potato salad and fruit
June 16                         Father's Day Lunch - Pork tenderloin, salad and gravy
June 23                         Throw Back Thursday Lunch $5 - Chicken noodle soup and Cobb salad
June 30                          Baby back ribs, coleslaw and cheesy potatoes

Meals on Wheels

Hot meals are available seven days a week to older adults 60+ and to people with short or long term disabilities living in Independence Township and Clarkston.  Call the Older Persons Commission (OPC) at 248/608-0264 to sign up or call the Center at 248/625-8231 for more information.  The OPC Senior Center in Rochester provides this service to Independence Township and Clarkston through a grant with the Area Agency on Aging 1B, general fund support from Independence Township and donations.  A cost share of $3.50 per hot meal and $3.00 per cold meal is suggested.