Mai Family Services launches the “Golden Club” for Seniors
Mai Family Services, a nonprofit South Asian organization focusing on domestic abuse and violence issues, has launched the Golden Club for the Seniors in the community. The first event, an astounding success, was held on Saturday, August 21st, at the beautiful, new Sri Sharadamba temple - SVBF North - Sringeri Vidya Bharati Foundation in Farmington Hills. The event was emceed by the Broadcasting stalwart Mr. Narendra Sheth of Geetmala Radio also helmed the Harmonica for a short while, mesmerizing the audience.
The Senior event aptly titled Yaadein (meaning “Memories”) witnessed a few seniors sharing their experiences over time along with some eye-catching dances and songs by the senior community members. Dr. Yogesh Shukla had the audience on their feet with some yesteryear songs. The senior women’s group performed a beautiful dance choreographed by Varsha Ambardekar as the “dancing seniors.” Sunetra and Niranjan Humbad teased the crowd with some sizzling dances. One of the active volunteers of the MaiFS Golden Club, Jolly Daniel, spoke about focusing on smaller goals that would lead to bigger results. The Golden Club team headed by Sujit Kulkarni and Suneeta Prakash invited more members to enroll and participate. Dr. Usha Ram, one of the founding members of Mai Family Services, delivered a short message about finding meaning and wisdom at every milestone while cherishing life and blessings no matter the age.
Serving individuals 60+, the organization invites all Michigan South Asian community members to join the MaiFS Golden Club and enjoy the benefits of the club. The benefits include:
» FREE membership and resources.
» Several fun events - park walks, movie nights, book clubs, potluck, etc.
» Access to life's necessities - groceries, postal mail, tech help, etc.
» Weekly calls from trained volunteers to beat isolation and loneliness.
» Opportunity to connect across generations.
The event was organized and planned by Mai Family Services board members and volunteers. Special thanks to Anu Gopalakrishnan, Mona Sashital, Vatsala Upadhyay. Lalita Kambhampati, Sai Vemuri, Usha Paparaju, Shashi Sharma and Yogita Chhetri. To enroll in the MaiFS Golden Club, please call 248-477-4985.