Destination Bellaire
 

Flowing through the heart of Antrim County is the famous Chain of Lakes. For more than 150 years, the network of 14 lakes, rivers and streams has been the lifeblood of the region's economy, culture and recreation.

The Village of Bellaire, Antrim County's seat, is located on M-88 in the central portion of the county in the heart of Antrim County's famed Chain O' Lakes with Lake Bellaire, Torch Lake and Intermediate Lakes just a few steps away.

Area Seniors, Inc

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As a senior friendly community, Bellaire offers daily activities through the Area Seniors nonprofit. As a non-profit organization Area Seniors strives to bring more to our community to support seniors and the community, and improve lifestyles and social opportunities. The goal is to increase and expand special opportunities for seniors and our community in general, through educational seminars, physical activity, and music/dance events. Opportunities include: Shuffleboard Courts (outdoor & indoor),  Pickleball Court, Connected to the Bellaire walking paths, Gazebo, Large Pavilion, monthly Music/dance events, Bingo, Potlucks, Garage Sale, Bellaire Farmers Market and much more. For more information check out the Area Seniors Facebook Page.

 

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Commission on Aging

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An excellent information source, the Commission on Aging helps many people by answering questions about specific services and how to access programs and agencies throughout the state.

Activities at the Senior Centers Include:

  • Bingo
  • Euchre
  • Billiards
  • Exercise Classes
  • Picnics
  • Crafts
  • Potlucks
  • Cribbage
  • Speakers
  • Dances

Loan Closet

The loan closet is available to all individuals over the age of 60 who require items such as wheel chairs, hospital beds, canes, bedside commodes, bath benches, Depends, Hoyer lifts, etc. There is no charge for the use of these items.

Congregate Meals

Four nutrition sites are located throughout Antrim County. Meals are served at noon.
Bellaire Senior Center - M thru F. Additionally, a Continental Breakfast is served Monday-Thursday from 7:30am - 9:30am, and Full Hot breakfast is served every Friday at 9:00 a.m. at the Bellaire Senior Center. Come socialize and enjoy a nutritious meal! WIFI HOT SPOT.

Meals on Wheels

Meals are delivered throughout Antrim County to eligible homebound seniors, who are unable to prepare nutritious meals. The program is designed to enable individuals to live independently.

For more information check out the Antrim County Commission on Aging website.

 

Real Estate

Looking to for a new home for your retirement years or to find the perfect lake house as a second home.  Contact the chamber for a list of area realtors specializing in area real estate.

Call the Chamber today - 231-533-6023 or email us.

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