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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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Must-see events at the Senior Center 2014 Conference

Don't miss a special NISC workshop called, "National and international Senior Center Programming." Remember to reserve your seat at the Leo Laks Reception before space runs out!

Make your voice heard during Senior Center Month

September is Senior Center Month, a great opportunity to bring attention to issues that matter to seniors in your community!  Plan an event for Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 23, and read our tips on how to get an elected official to attend your event. 

Want to help hungry seniors? We've made it easy

Millions of older adults are missing out on benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that could help them eat better. Download our free flyers, posters, placemats, online badges, and sample social media messagesand use them to spread the word about SNAP!

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Four Senior Centers Earn NISC Accreditation in June

Congratulations to four senior centers, three in Pennsylvania and one in New Jersey, on earning National Senior Center Accreditation this June. The interest, effort, and investment into the self-assessment and accreditation process shows that each ceter values providing quality services for their communities.

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NISC Welcomes New Leadership

At the last NISC Executive Committee meeting on June 26, NISC welcomed four new leaders.

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2013 NISC Awards: Nature, Novels, & Nonfiction

Minnetonka Senior Services developed an innovative approach to encouraging active and literary engagement for those 55+. "Nature, Novels, & Nonfiction" is an adventure book club where participants meet monthly to read on the subject of a specific leisure interest or activity, and then are supported to participate in that activity.

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