Senior Services Resource Page

Welcome to the Senior Services Resource Page!



The Senior Services Coordinator, Marcia Mermelstein, along with the Commission on Senior Issues, is available to work with University City residents, to share resources, and to develop creative and helpful ways to meet the needs of our rapidly aging population.  Your questions and ideas are welcome--contact Marcia Mermelstein at mmermelstein@ucitymo.org, or at 314-505-8563.  U City senior adults are also encouraged to attend the Commission meeting on the third Monday of each month at 6:00pm at the Heman Park Community Center located at 975 Pennsylvania.

Happening in November:


To see the full details for November programs click this link:
New Services and Programs Nov-Dec 2016

Beginning November 9 - Coffee Talk
Weekly on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. at McArthur's Bakery, 6630 Delmar, in the community meeting room.  An informal gathering designed to give people a chance to talk about topics related to growing older in the 21st century; occasionally guest experts will be invited to speak.
First week's topic will be "Getting Over Getting Older"      

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November 14 at 1:30 p.m. - Table Wisdom
An informal meeting at Heman Park Community Center,
975 Pennsylvania.  This program is looking for older adult native English-speaking volunteers interested in being matched with foreign-born young adults who are learning the English language.
RSVP is requested - contact Marcia Mermelstein at 314-505-8563 or email at mmermelstein@ucitymo.org

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November 15 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - U City Library
Open Enrollment Information Program on Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans.
For an appointment: 1 800-390-3330 / walk-in are welcome!

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Beginning November 18 - 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.- U City Library
Elderlink St. Louis; a professional staff person will be available on the third Friday of each month, immediately following the monthly AARP U City chapter meeting; to answer questions related to older adult issues.

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November 21, 6:00pm - Heman Community Center
Commission on Senior Issues Meeting
11/21 Agenda

December 19 Commission Meeting is CANCELLED
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Medicare Counseling: Every Tuesday, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. at the U City Library - A free service for those new to Medicare or for those trying to sort out their many choices.  Margie Diekemper, RN, is a volunteer Certified Medicare Counselor for the state of Missouri, and she is not affiliated with any companies marketing or promoting Medicare products and services.

Call 314-727-3150 for library staff to assist in contacting Ms. Diekemper or call the toll-free Missouri CLAIM central number, 1-800-390-3330, and ask to be referred to her.

First Friday Free Film Series coming in December!!!

  1. Marcia Mermelstein

    Senior Coordinator
    Phone: 314-505-8563

Commission on
Senior Issues

Voicemail:  314-505-8777

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Commission Information

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By-Laws

Click the link below to view:
Senior Commission Ordinance
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