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Senior centers are where engagement and innovation take place for older adults in their communities daily. They are vibrant sources of physical and social wellbeing and are essential services for older adults. Learn more about how NCOA supports these organizations.

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Celebrate Senior Center Month This September

September is National Senior Center Month—your opportunity to showcase your senior center and promote a positive image of aging. Join other senior centers as we learn from one another, tell powerful stories within our communities, and raise senior center voices in advocacy efforts that frequently overlook us.

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Discover Recent NISC Webinars

Find online training, program information, grant opportunities, and more through National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) webinar resources.

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A Black senior woman wearing a mask is talking to her health care provider at home.

Apr 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Awareness Webinar Series: Vaccine Access Issues Among Older Adults

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Seven older adults wearing masks in community center.

Feb 24, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Revising Your Value Proposition During COVID-19

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A group of four multi-ethnic senior women are enjoying water aerobics at a senior center.

Feb 16, 2021

Understanding Federal Funding for Senior Centers

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 A group of female seniors are doing crafts at a local senior center.

Feb 10, 2021

Facts and Benefits About Senior Centers You Probably Didn't Know

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A multi-ethnic group of seniors raise their hands in achievement together while outside at a park.

Feb 1, 2021

NISC's Nationally Accredited Senior Centers

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A healthcare professional is in an online meeting while working from home during the pandemic.

Aug 13, 2020

Pilot Sites Selected for Virtual NISC Senior Center Accreditation Process

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A mid adult woman gives a box of food to a car that's pulling in line during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 23, 2020

Vermont's Guidance for Senior Centers Planning to Re-Open

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An older Black woman spends time at her computer learning during a virtual educational session.

Jun 12, 2020

Virtual Classes for Older Adults: Here to Stay

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A senior male is riding in a Lyft, smiling on his way to his destination.

Jun 9, 2020

Ridesharing at Your Senior Center

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A group of seniors are enjoying their breakfast together in a senior center.

May 15, 2020

Guidance for Resuming On-Site Senior Center Operations

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A healthcare professional is in an online meeting while working from home during the pandemic.

Apr 7, 2020

Webinar: Tools and Tips for Reaching a Remote Audience

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A group of older adults are holding a conference call.

Apr 1, 2020

Tools for Reaching A Remote Audience

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Two women spaced six feet apart are delivering groceries to a senior's home during the pandemic.

Mar 27, 2020

'Senior Centers Connect' During the Pandemic

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Two older senior center professionals work together to get food distributed into bins for delivery to clients.

Mar 10, 2020

Key Resources About COVID-19 for Senior Centers

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A mid-aged woman wearing a mask steps outside in Seattle's public market.

Mar 5, 2020

Seattle AAA's Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak

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The new 7,200-square-foot, $1.7 million Elder Center and dedicated it as the “Eunice Stick Gathering Place.”

Aug 9, 2018

Building a Place of Gathering and Connection

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A senior Caucasian man is holding two puppies near his face, smiling with joy.

May 21, 2018

Animal Programming at Senior Centers

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A group of seniors are smiling on a job training site while doing work on computers.

May 10, 2018

Assessing the Effectiveness of the Aging Mastery Program®

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Two senior women sit together at a table enjoying coffee together.

Jun 1, 2017

5 Ways for Senior Centers to Improve Outreach to LGBT Older Adults

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A group of senior women are having fun, holding up mustache/various masks while posing for a photo together.

Sep 1, 2016

Senior Center Success Stories

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A group of four multi-ethnic senior women are enjoying water aerobics at a senior center.

Jun 4, 2015

Get the Facts on Senior Centers

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