Senior Services


Welcome to the William Ford Senior Activities Center

Reminder:  The senior center is open on Mondays-Fridays. Regular business hours will be from 8 a.m. -3 p.m.  

The center will be closed on the following dates in the month of February:

  • Monday, February 19 (President's Day)
  • Tuesday, February 27 (Presidential Primary)

*This schedule is subject to change. 

If you or any member of your party are ill, or have any symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus, do not come to the senior center. All persons entering our facility should perform a self-health assessment before entering. If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath, we ask that you do not enter.

Current policies will be an adjustment for visitors, but they will be strictly enforced for everyone’s safety:

  • Sign in is required per visit
  • Face masks at discretion. 
  • Sanitizing stations will be located throughout the facility
  • For activities please call the center for update 313-291-7740 
  • Lunches are offered on Mondays through Thursdays only. *This schedule is subject to change.
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Shopping to Meijer, Walmart and Kroger

We currently have a scheduled shuttle run to Meijer on Mondays, Walmart on Wednesdays and Kroger on Fridays with limited seating.  This is a first come, first served basis.  The shuttle will be leaving the Senior Center at 7:30 a.m. sharp and the return time will be between 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Same day reservations are unavailable, so please call a minimum of 48 hours ahead to schedule your ride at 313-291-7740. 

Transportation for Doctor Visits

With a 48-hour notice, we take Taylor seniors to and from Taylor-based medical appointments. This is a very important part of our transportation program. This service is provided on Monday through Friday, at a $2 charge.  Appointment times need to be scheduled between 9 a.m. -1 p.m.  

Friends of the Ford Senior Center

All of our activities take money, so we formed a fund-raising group called The Friends of the Ford Senior Center, which is a 501(c)3 organization. This allows us new ways to raise funds for the center and opens many new doors for better discounts for our senior programs. If you would like to become a member of this organization, please stop by the center and join. The fee is $15 per year.

Hall & Pavilion Rentals

The Ford Senior Center offers both hall and pavilion rental. With a full working kitchen, the banquet hall affords many possibilities for catered affairs. For a more casual gathering, the outdoor pavilion provides shelter, lighting, and a sound system in an open-air setting overlooking the beautiful grounds.  For more details on hall and pavilion rentals, call 734-287-1633 or call 734-286-1655.

Equipment Loan Closet

Our equipment loan closet contains primarily used and donated equipment, available for Taylor residents.  Typical items are wheelchairs, shower chairs, bedside commodes, walkers, canes, and high-rise toilet seats.   There is no charge for this equipment and you may use it as long as it is needed.  You will need to provide identification and a phone number when picking up any items.  Because the loan closet inventory is constantly changing, we are unable to provide an accurate list on this site of what is available for loan. Please contact us at 313-291-770 to check for the availability of an item.   Donations are gladly accepted.