Senior Services Resource Page

Welcome to the Senior Services Page!

The Senior Services Coordinator, Marcia Mermelstein, along with the Commission on Senior Issues, is available to work with University City residents, to share resources, and to develop creative and helpful ways to meet the needs of our rapidly aging population.  Your questions and ideas are welcome--contact Marcia Mermelstein at, or by Phone at 314-505-8563.  You can also send information via Fax to:  314-338-7904

U City residents are also invited and encouraged to attend the Commission meeting on the third Monday of each month at 6:00pm at the Heman Park Community Center located at 975 Pennsylvania.
Senior Assistance & Volunteer Work Days-Expanded!
The City is coordinating additional efforts around expanding the home improvement volunteer days and is seeking your assistance.  If you are a senior in need of help  or a resident willing to help with a project, contact Marcia Mermelstein at the number or email listed to the right.
Survey of University City Senior Residents Now Underway! 
University City’s Community Development Department is currently engaged in distributing a survey that is designed to look at the needs of residents as they grow older.  The City of University City seeks to create programs or connect residents with existing services that will allow our older residents to remain in their homes and part of the community for as long as possible; the survey data collected from as large a number of older residents as possible will be very helpful for future planning. If you would like a survey and a self-addressed and stamped envelope mailed to your home, please call Marcia Mermelstein, Senior Services Coordinator, at 314-505-8563.  

 If you would like to submit the form on-line,  click here  to be able to print out a copy of the survey on your home computer, and then mail the completed survey to:  Adam Brown, Community Development Specialist, 6801 Delmar Boulevard, University City, Mo.  63130.  
Medicare Counseling: Every Tuesday, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. at the U City Library - A free service for those new to Medicare or for those trying to sort out their many choices.  Margie Diekemper, RN, is a volunteer Certified Medicare Counselor for the state of Missouri, and she is not affiliated with any companies marketing or promoting Medicare products and services.
Call 314-727-3150 for library staff to assist in contacting Ms. Diekemper or call the toll-free Missouri CLAIM central number, 1-800-390-3330, and ask to be referred to her.
Services  and  Programs:
  1. Marcia Mermelstein

    Senior Coordinator
    Phone: 314-505-8563

Commission on
Senior Issues

Voicemail:  314-505-8777
Fax: 314-338-7904
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Commission Information

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Senior Commission Ordinance
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