Frequently Asked Questions


Can Anyone Join MariElders?

Anyone 55 and older can JOIN US!!!!


Do I Need To Be A Member To Come To The Center?

Yes.  Membership is required.  Members receive discounts on some trips, outings and events.  Your $25 annual membership is a great way to support MariElders. Couples' annual rate is $30.


Is MariElders Center An Adult Day Care or Residential Facility?

No.   We are a social service organization that provides activities, services and transportation.  Check out our calendar for what’s coming up and call 513-271-5588 to schedule transportation.


Can MariElders Help Me Find Other Services That I Need?

Yes.  Our Staff can guide you to services such as housing, home care, insurance, home energy assistance and meals on wheels.


When Are the Events and Activities Held?
Currently Center is closed due to State Mandate

The Center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm with most activities taking place during those hours. Our monthly newsletter and calendar list a description of the programs, the time and date of the event and cost. 


What Is The Fee For Activities And Programs?

Many activities and programs do not have a fee.  Others have a nominal fee to cover costs.  Members enjoy discounted fees.  Check the newsletter for what’s coming up.  Any costs will be listed with the description.  Some events require advance reservations or a have a sign-up sheet at the Center.  You can always get information from our volunteer receptionist by calling us at (513) 271-5588 / M-F  9-4:30 pm.


Can the MariElders' Van Shuttle drive me anywhere I want to go?

You can reserve a ride to/from the Villages of Mariemont, Fairfax, Terrace Park, Madison Place and Columbia Township, by calling (513) 271-5588 at least 24 hours in advance.  A $2 suggested donation per round trip is appreciated.

Medical transportation can be arranged for those persons who are ambulatory and have a doctor visit within the Cincinnati area. It is necessary to make a reservation at least 1 week in advance for a volunteer to drive you to your appointment.