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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.

The Latest in Senior Centers

See the list: 2014 Nationally Accredited Senior Centers

Last year, 32 centers from 11 states earned NISC National Senior Center Accreditation. Get the highlights on these centers and learn about the high-quality services they provide. 

LGBT aging photo contest begins

We're now taking submissions for the Healthy LGBT Aging Photo Contest! Enter and you could win an Amazon gift card and have your story featured online.

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Music for Seniors!

NCOA’s National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) has partnered with the Music Performance Trust Fund (MPTF) and the Film Fund to provide grants for up to 500 live music performances at Senior Centers across the U.S.

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NISC Chair stands up for Older Americans Act reathorization  

NISC Chair Sue Getman wrote a letter to the editor voicing her opinion on why the Older Americans Act (OAA) is long overdue for reauthorization.

2015 Senior Centers Summit: A Window to the Future

What do aging boomers want from their senior centers, and does their wish list match today's reality? Register for the 2015 Senior Centers Summit to join the discussion.

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