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National Institute of Senior Centers

Every day, over 1 million older adults get connected at their local senior center. NISC is committed to supporting and strengthening the nation’s 11,000 senior centers through best practices, professional development, advocacy, research, and national standards and accreditation.

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Get recognized for your outstanding programs

NISC members are invited to submit senior center programming ideas for the annual NISC Programs of Excellence Awards!

Tell your community: It's Senior Center Month!

Promote awareness of your center and get your community involved in your celebration by sending a letter to your local newspaper.

Apply to be NISC's Economic Security Chair

Are you passionate about elder economic security? We're seeking a new chair for the NISC Economic Security Team. 

Join a national senior center team

Are you looking for a way to get more involved in NISC? Tell us about your professional interests, and we'll see what NISC team would be the best fit for you!

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Congrats to 3 newly accredited centers!

In August, three centers received National Senior Center Accreditation. The centers—located in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Texas—each provide quality services to their communities.

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