MORE ABOUT FRIENDS OF TROY SENIORS:
The FRIENDS OF TROY SENIORS is a component of the North Woodward Community Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 entity.
FRIENDS OF TROY SENIORS has been established provide support and advocacy for senior programs and services for greater Troy area residents.
Friends of Troy Seniors sponsor programs which enhance and enrich senior living and education.
The FRIENDS OF TROY SENIORS has several community partnerships.
The FRIENDS OF TROY SENIORS is an organization operated solely by VOLUNTEERS and has been in operation since June 2011.
The FRIENDS OF TROY SENIORS volunteers staff an office in the Troy Community Center Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Hours will be extended as more volunteers become vailable and demand increases.
Older adults are the fastest growing U .S. population sector. Community centers that integrate the six dimensions of wellness will maintain a healthier older adult segment. Therefore, providing programs that are attractive to and serve older adults will foster additional opportunities for wellness.
recognizes the need for regular physical activity. Physical development encourages learning about diet and nutrition, while discouraging the use of tobacco, drugs, and excessive alcohol consumption.
recognizes awareness and acceptance of one’s feelings. The ability to form interdependent relationships with others based upon mutual commitment, trust, and respect is a critical component of emotional wellness.
recognizes our search for meaning and purpose in our human existence. Wellness is characterized by a peaceful harmony between internal personal feelings and emotions through life and measuring those against the value system that one adopts.
recognizes one’s creative stimulating mental activities. A well person expands their knowledge and skills throughout their life.
recognizes personal satisfaction and enrichment in one’s life through work. The ability to contribute to one’s work that is personally rewarding is a key element of occupational wellness.
encourages contributing to one’s environment and community. Social wellness sup ports making healthy living choices, initiating better communication with others, and building a better world for everyone.