City of Harper Woods
19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
Senior Information


Detroit Area Agency on Aging

The Helm (formerly Services for Older Citizens)

  •  The Helm at the Boll Life Center, 158 Ridge Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

    The Helm is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, non-residential senior community center dedicated to making the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods areas a great place to grow older. The organization, open to all citizens over age 60 and their caregivers in the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods, offers programs and services including Meals on Wheels, transportation (through the PAATS program), exercise classes, fellowship and social gatherings, minor home repair services, Meals on Wheels, tax preparation, transportation -- everything to keep older adults informed and engaged.

    For more information, contact 313-882-9600 or visit

Harper Woods Senior Club Events

  • Senior Club meetings are held on the first Monday of the month from September thru June.  New members are always welcome.  Contact President Joan Mannino at 313-886-0007 for more information.

  • Meetings are currently being held at the Harper Woods Library.

Pinochle and Card Games 

  • Every Thursday Pinochle and other card games are played from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  You do not have to be a senior club member to play.  All are welcome.  Held at the Harper Woods Library.