The Crow River Senior Center is located in the City Center located at 11800 Town Center Drive NE, Suite 200, St. Michael, 55376. The phone number is 763-497-8900. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.crowriverseniorcenter.com/. The Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4 PM. Vonnie Waters is the director. The e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
A newsletter published every-other month is available that lists activities and events sponsored by the Center. To have your name added to the mailing list, call the Center at 497-8900. If you wish to have the newsletter e-mailed to you, visit the website.
What types of programs are offered at the Center?
Programs are offered on varied activities, trips, health, education and recreation. The Center is a place for seniors to meet others, and gather for fun and information.
Is there a charge to belong to the Center?
No. There are no membership fees. The Center is a joint program of the City of St. Michael, the City of Albertville, the City of Hanover and Senior Community Services. The programming is done by staff of Senior Community Services, which is a United Way Agency. Volunteers are needed to assist with programs and monetary donations are always appreciated.
Do you have to be a resident of St. Michael to participate in the Center’s programs?
No, the Center is open to anyone and will focus on serving the communities and surrounding areas of Albertville, Hanover and St. Michael.
Is there a senior dining program in St. Michael?
Noon meals are served at the Center on Tuesday through Friday. The cost is $4.00. Reservations are needed one day before the meal by calling the Center at 497-8900.
Is there a Meals on Wheels program?
Arrangements for home delivery of meals can be made by calling the CrowRiverSeniorCenter at 763-497-8900.
Is there a senior transportation service?
Rides are available through the following services:
Trailblazer Transit 1-888-743-3828
WrightCounty Volunteer Driver Program 763-682-7487
This program is available for WrightCounty residents over 60 years of age to medical facilities and pharmacies.
Faith in Action Program (Wright County) 763-218-3520
Great River Area Faith In Action (Sherburne County) 763-263-4277
Volunteer drivers are needed for both of these services. If you would like to volunteer, contact the Center for more information.
There are several transportation alternatives available. Contact the Center at 497-8900 or Central Minnesota Council on Aging at 1-800-333-2433 or 320-654-5319.
Are Health Clinics offered in St. Michael?
Yes, Wright County Public Health offers a 60+ Health Clinic every other month at the Crow River Senior Center in the City Center Building. This clinic offers toenail trimming for a $15 fee and free blood pressure checks. Call 763-682-7456 for more information.
Does the WOW (Wellness on Wheels) van visit St. Michael?
Yes, the Wright County Public Health WOW Van visits St. Michael once a month at the parking lot of Marketplace. You can also visit the WOW Van once a month in Albertville at DJ's Home Center. Their service include immunizations, health & wellness screenings and health information. For questions, appointments or their schedule call 763-682-7717. Their schedule may also be found on Wright County's website.
Are senior driving classes offered?
Daytime classes are offered at the SeniorCenter at 763-497-8900
Evening classes are offered through STMA Community Education at 763-497-6550
Is AARP Tax Aide available in St. Michael?
Help with income tax is available at the SeniorCenter during the months of February through April. This is a free service. Call the Center to schedule an appointment.
Are trips offered through the Center?
Yes, day trips are offered through the Center. There is information on trips offered at the Center or in the newsletter. Extended stay trips are offered through Senior Community Services and information and brochures are available at the Center. Additional day trips are offered through Community Education.
Casino trips are offered on the 3rd Wednesday of every other month. The bus leaves at 9 AM from the Countryside Cottages on Hillcrest Drive SE, St. Michael. For more information contract Donna Duscha at 497-1815.
Are there support groups offered in the area?
WrightCounty offers several support groups in the area. Some of the groups include Parkinsons, Grief and Alzheimers. For more information call Jean Fobbe at 763-682-7486.
Area Senior Centers and Clubs
MonticelloSeniorCenter 295-2000 open Monday - Friday
BuffaloSeniorCenter 682-6036 open Monday - Friday
Hanover Golden Age Club
Meets the first Tuesday of each month at the HanoverCity Hall. Contact Al Berge at 763-425-2883.
Albertville Golden Agers Contact Sylvia Wurst at 424-6706.
Information and Referral
For information on senior issues, contact: Senior Center – 763-497-8900
Central Minnesota Council on Aging – 1-800-333-2433 or 320-654-5319 or
Senior LinkAge Line – 1-800-333-2433
Senior Community Services: 952-541-1019