COA's Mission

The Commission on Aging helps toward the betterment of daily living for older adults with the mission of promoting their well-being and dignity through education and advocacy.

The Commission examines social attitudes, creates community awareness, establishes a climate for living independently and encourages recognition for their contribution to the past and present.

A Consumer Protection Committee is an integral part of the commission keeping the community informed about potential fraud and scams.

Members of the Commission on Aging

The Farmington Area COA consists of the following:

  • City of Farmington Hills: (10) Members

  • City of Farmington: (4) Members

  • Special Services Liaison (Supervisor of the Senior Division of the Dept. of Special Services)

  • Recording Secretary

All of the members are volunteers appointed for a period of 3 years by the mayors of Farmington and Farmington Hills respectively.

  • Jeanne Atkinson
  • Mary Buchan
  • Carl Christoph
  • Chuck Collins
  • Nancy Cook
  • Richard Corey
  • Jane Frost
  • Kevin Hammer
  • Josephine Hobson
  • Maureen McCarthy
  • Marian Schulte
  • Winson Wang (Chair)
  • April Yerge

Contact Us

Farmington Area Commission on Aging
Costick Center
28600 11 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48336

Phone: (248 473•1830
Fax: (248) 473•1801

Safe City Ranking

Safe City Ranking

The Farmington Hills Police Department is pleased to announce that Farmington Hills has moved up in the Annual Safe City rankings compiled by CQ Press.

  • Of 437 cities ranked nationwide, Farmington Hills ranked 44th in the nation, moving up from 52nd safest last year compared to cities with a population of more than 75,000.

  • Of Michigan cities with populations over 75,000, Farmington Hills ranked second safest city, climbing from the fourth safest city last year.

Farmington Hills has been ranked one of the top four safest cities in Michigan for the past five years. During 2013, serious Group A crime decreased 5%. Farmington Hills has reported serious crime reductions in four of the last five years. Comparing last year"s data to five years ago, serious crime is down 22%.

"The Safe City rankings are our annual report card, which is a community source of pride," said Farmington Hills Police Chief Chuck Nebus. According to the Chief, the rankings are a result of outstanding police officers, community partnerships, unique crime fighting strategies, specialized police units, and expansions of Crime Prevention initiatives. City officials support public safety and provide the Police Department with the funds and equipment needed to serve the community and accomplish "Safe City" results.