Do I need to live in Troy to participate in Troy's Fifty Plus programs?
All programs are open to non-residents with the following exceptions: Residents only for Troy Medi-Go Plus transportation, SHARP home repair, Home Chore Program Assistance, and some free tickets as stated in the newsletter.
How old do I need to be to participate?
Fifty (50) is the minimum age for most programs and to receive the low-income scholarship. Spouses of any age are also welcome. The minimum age for the federally funded lunch, Medi-Go transportation, Community Center recreation senior membership and the golf discount at Sylvan Glen and Sanctuary Lake is 60.
Do I need to join as a member to participate in senior programs?
No. There is no membership fee.
Is the Center accessible?
Yes. The Community Center is fully accessible.
What level of assistance do you provide for seniors attending programs at the Community Center?
Persons with disabilities are welcome to participate in our programs. Program modifications and reasonable accommodations will be made. Please let us know in advance if you need special accommodations by contacting the ADA Coordinator at 248.524.3484. There are motorized wheelchairs available at most entrances to the Community Center. Seniors who need assistance at lunch will be served at their table. A captioned phone is available.We do not provide adult day care at the Community Center.
If I don't drive, how can I get to the Troy Community Center?
Troy Medi-Go Plus provides door-to-door advance reservation service for Troy residents. Call 248.457.1100 up to seven days in advance. SMART Connector curb-to-curb service is also available. Call 866.457.1100 at least one day in advance.
How can I get more information?
Check out our Fifty Forward Newsletter to stay informed on what is going on. Click here to see our current edition.
If I visit can I get a tour?
Yes. Staff will be happy to give you a tour of the Community Center where most Fifty Plus programs take place and also can answer your questions about the program. Please call 248.524.3484 to reserve a time or just drop-in for a tour.
What are your hours and how do I get there?
Administration hours are Monday-Friday from 8 am - 8 pm and Saturday from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. The Community Center is located at 3179 Livernois, just north of Big Beaver on the west side of Livernois. Most Fifty Plus programs take place at the Community Center.
Are there volunteer opportunities?
Yes. More than 150 volunteers make an enormous contribution to the senior citizen program. Please click here for specific details about volunteer opportunities and to download a volunteer application.
How is the Fifty Plus program funded?
The program is funded through the City of Troy's general fund and program fees. Contributions by local businesses, foundations, and individuals are also accepted.