Street Beat: Active Aging

On Saturday, August 22, 2015, Street Beat host Amyre Makupson meets people who are inspiring active aging.

Up first, the Macomb County Community Services Agency’s Office of Senior Services helps keep seniors active and involved.  Program Manager Nicole Urban, and Katherine Benford, MCCSA Office of Senior Services division director, share the details.

Sharon O’Brien, the founder of SOAR (Society of Active Retirees) and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Ken Bryant Jr./CW50)

Sharon O’Brien, the founder of SOAR (Society of Active Retirees) and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Ken Bryant Jr./CW50)

Then Sharon O’Brien, the founder of SOAR, the Society of Active Retirees, explains what a “Learning in Retirement Institute” is and how it helps seniors.  Next,

Ann Langford, the Director of Community & Business Advancement for the Southfield Area Agency on Aging, and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson talk about the “Great At Any Age” program. (credit: Ken Bryant Jr./CW50)

Ann Langford, the Director of Community & Business Advancement for the Southfield Area Agency on Aging, and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson talk about the “Great At Any Age” program. (credit: Ken Bryant Jr./CW50)

Ann Langford, the Director of Community & Business Advancement for the Southfield Area Agency on Aging talks about the “Great At Any Age” program to special diabetes programs.

Stephanie Donaldson, visionary of Senior Power Days, explains the program and its impact on seniors to Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Ken Bryant Jr./CW50)

Stephanie Donaldson, visionary of Senior Power Days, explains the program and its impact on seniors to Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Ken Bryant Jr./CW50)

Finally, Stephanie Donaldson, visionary of Senior Power Days, explains the program and its impact on seniors.

Watch Street Beat Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. on CW50.

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