Senior Citizen Services
Melrose Park Senior Commission
Meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Melrose Park Senior Building, 1000 N. 25th Avenue. Call (708) 343-4000 for more information.
Melrose Park’s Senior Center is located at 900 N. 25th Street.
Please visit our Transportation page, which contains information about our local services such as Dial-A-Ride.
Melrose Park Senior Club
About the Melrose Park Senior Club …
The Melrose Park Senior Club meets on the second Thursday of each month from 11 am – 2 pm at the Melrose Park Senior Center, 900 N. 25th Ave., in Melrose Park. All Melrose Park senior citizens are encouraged to join the Melrose Park Senior Club.
All Melrose Park Senior Club meetings include themed luncheons, coffee and … bingo, entertainment, free blood pressure screenings and other special events.
For more information or to join the Melrose Park Senior Club, call Melrose Park Senior Director Peggy DiFazio at (708)531-5330.
Meeting dates are scheduled that include lunch meetings and coffee and … meetings. Bingo will be played at all meetings.
In order to ensure that enough food is available at each meeting, members are required to call and make meeting reservations. This needs to be done one week prior to the meeting date, or while attending a meeting members can make reservations for the following month.
New and Renewal Memberships
We’re looking for new members to join our club and we’re inviting current members to renew their memberships for 2016. Renewal stickers begin in October.
You must be 55 years or older and a Melrose Park resident. Cost is $10 per year and includes a picture ID. Each meeting cost $5 per person beginning January 2016 and includes lunch, informative speakers and more. It’s a good place to make new friends and renew old ones.
For membership information, call (708)343-4000, Ext. 148.
The Melrose Park Senior Club has medical equipment, such as walkers, canes, wheelchairs, bath and shower apparatus, etc. If you or someone you know is in need of such equipment, call (708)531-5330.
Memorial Park Seniors Club
Meets at Sharps Hall, 1609 N. 36th Ave. Sharp One meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays. Sharp Two meets on the first and third Tuesdays.
Sacred Heart Seniors Club
819 N. 16th Ave.
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Meets the first and third Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
St. Paul’s Senior Card Group
Meets second and fourth Fridays at 1 p.m. at the Melrose Park Library
Senior citizens can enroll in Melrose Park’s Are You Okay? program by calling the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 344-8409. This program entails the police calling a senior citizen’s house once a day at a designated time chosen by the senior. This call is done as a courtesy to make sure the senior citizen is doing okay and has no life threatening emergency.
The Fire Department also offers free fire detectors to senior citizens. The supply is limited, so please call the Fire Department at 344-1210 to reserve your fire detector.
Cooling & Warming Centers
The Village of Melrose Park offers its residents warming or cooling centers. These centers may involve overnight stays depending on the extremity of the weather. Call 343-4000 or 345-4350 on days of extreme hot or cold weather to learn of the location of the nearest warming or cooling center.
Senior Living Resources
For information on senior living accomadations and assisted living information click here