Services for Older Citizens’ home began its life in the late 1920’s as a dormitory for nurses at Cottage Hospital. It was originally known as the Newberry House, recognizing Helen Newberry who donation funded the acquisition and construction.
In 2012, Henry Ford Medical Center – Cottage agreed to donate the use of the property to Services for Older Citizens for a nominal sum. Services for Older Citizens then embarked on an extensive reconstruction project, made possible by generous donations from hundreds of community residents, turning the former dormitory into a state-of-the-art center for senior activities and community events. In June 2013, Services for Older Citizens moved into the newly named John A. and Marlene L. Boll House.
Rooms at The John A. and Marlene L. Boll House are available to rent to local community organizations. Call Services for Older Citizens at (313) 882-9600 or click here for further information.