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National Institute of Senior Centers for Professionals

The National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) is the largest national membership organization for senior center professionals. NISC supports senior centers with best practices and programming, networking and training opportunities, and discount programs for your center.

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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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Upcoming NCOA Events

Register to attend one of our webinars or virtual events for professionals in the aging services network.

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Apr 12, 2021

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

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Feb 24, 2021

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

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Feb 16, 2021

Recent NISC Webinars

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Feb 11, 2021

4 Reasons to Join NCOA's National Institute of Senior Centers

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Feb 10, 2021

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

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Feb 9, 2021

NISC's Annual Programs of Excellence

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Feb 1, 2021

NISC's Nationally Accredited Senior Centers

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Feb 1, 2021

Improving Health in Senior Centers

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Jan 21, 2021

NISC Membership Portal

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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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Jun 18, 2020

NISC Congratulates New Senior Center Leaders and Celebrates Individuals Leaving the Executive Committee

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Jun 12, 2020

Virtual Classes for Older Adults: Here to Stay

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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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Jan 19, 2018

Why National Senior Center Accreditation Pays Off

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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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