TRAVERSE CITY — The first 2019 Parade of Senior Homes bus tour is scheduled for May 31.

Three other free bus tours are planned, for June 28, Sept. 13 and Oct. 11, according to Senior Center Network Program Coordinator Ericca "CC" Hovie.

The parade is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. at the Senior Center Network, 801 E. Front St. The tour is scheduled to return at about 2:30 p.m.

The focus of the tour is to educate participants on the senior housing choices available in Grand Traverse County. Independent living facilities, assisted living facilities and skilled rehabilitation centers will be on the tour.

On the schedule for the May 31 tour are Woodside Village and Southridge Assisted Living, Culver Meadows and Glen Eagle.

Hosts of the tour are the Options for Senior Housing and the Senior Center Network.

The tour is free and handicapped accessible. Registration is required.

For more information or to register, call (231) 922-2080 or email