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National Institute of Senior Centers for Professionals

Get the latest news and updates from the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC), the largest national membership organization for senior center professionals. In this hub, we'll share the industry best practices and senior center programming, as well as networking and training opportunities.

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Tell Your Senior Center Story

Whether you're a senior center employee, a caregiver who depends on a senior center for a loved one's health care delivery, or an older adult who relies on the vital community services that senior centers offer to help keep you healthy and independent—you have a story to tell. Share it with NCOA so we can learn from one another and raise our voices in advocacy efforts that frequently overlook us.

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A Caucasian senior man is reading braille while sitting in a senior center with other older adults.

Aug 20, 2021

Making Your Senior Center More Comfortable for Those with Visual Impairments

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Jul 29, 2021

Senior Centers Reach the Hard-to-Reach

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A group of seniors are painting in an art class with their middle-aged instructor who's wearing glasses.

Jul 8, 2021

Senior Center Accreditation - FAQs

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A senior center professional is at a client's door for their regular visit.

Jun 7, 2021

NISC Standards & Accreditation

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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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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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 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 group of seniors are doing stretch band exercises together at a senior center.

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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