Welcome to the Farmington Area Commission on Aging Home Page!
Your opinion is very important to the Farmington Area Commission on Aging!
Please take just a moment to fill out our brief Online Survey—this survey is meant to gauge your interest in services of the Farmington Hills Special Services Adults 50 & better, and seek any suggestions.
The Commission will utilize the results of the Survey to better meet the needs of older adults in our Community. Thank you!
2014–2015 Senior Resource Directory
The Farmington Area Adult Resource Directory (Senior Directory) for 2014–2015 is now available for residents' use.
Safe City Ranking
The Farmington Hills Police Department is pleased to announce that Farmington Hills has moved up in the Annual Safe City rankings compiled by CQ Press.
- Of 437 cities ranked nationwide, Farmington Hills ranked 44th in the nation, moving up from 52nd safest
last year compared to cities with a population of more than 75,000.
- Of Michigan cities with populations over 75,000, Farmington Hills ranked second safest city, climbing
from the fourth safest city last year.
Farmington Hills has been ranked one of the top four safest cities in Michigan for the past five years. During
2013, serious Group A crime decreased 5%. Farmington Hills has reported serious crime reductions in four of
the last five years. Comparing last year"s data to five years ago, serious crime is down 22%.
"The Safe City rankings are our annual report card, which is a community source of pride," said Farmington Hills Police Chief Chuck Nebus. According to the Chief, the rankings are a result of outstanding police officers, community partnerships, unique crime fighting strategies, specialized police units, and expansions of Crime Prevention initiatives. City officials support public safety and provide the Police Department with the funds and equipment needed to serve the community and accomplish "Safe City" results.
The Farmington Area—A Community for A Lifetime
Seniors Pie Booth
Farmington Hills City Hall
The Old Barn
Botsford Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Around the Campfire
Planting Time at the Costick Center
On the Driving Range
Riley Skate Park
Firefighter with Small Boy
Heritage Park in Winter
Ice Arena Youth Hockey
New Fountain at FH Public Safety Center
Officer Brian Holder and Argos
Visitor Center (Heritage Park)
The Commission on Aging helps toward the betterment of daily living for older adults with the mission of promoting their well-being and dignity through education and advocacy.
The Commission examines social attitudes, creates community awareness, establishes a climate for living independently and encourages recognition for their contribution to the past and present.
A Consumer Protection Committee is an integral part of the commission keeping the community informed about potential fraud and scams.
The Farmington Area COA consists of the following:
- City of Farmington Hills: (10) Members
- City of Farmington: (4) Members
- Special Services Liaison (Supervisor of the Senior Division of the Dept. of Special Services)
- Recording Secretary
All of the members are volunteers appointed for a period of 3 years by the mayors of Farmington and Farmington Hills respectively.
- Jeanne Atkinson (Chair)
- Mary Buchan
- Lew Cantor
- Carl Christoph
- Richard Corey
- Jane Frost
- Kevin Hammer
- Josephine Hobson
- Susan Lightner
- Marian Schulte
- Rolland Walt
- Winson Wang
- Norene Yuskowatz
Farmington Area Commission on Aging
28600 11 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
Phone: (248 473•1830
Fax: (248) 473•1801