Key Takeaways

  • NCOA’s National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) has reached out to senior center professionals to gather operating ideas during the COVID-19 crisis.

  • This NISC resource guide offers senior centers that are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus outbreak with programming and service continuity ideas.

If your senior center is temporarily closed and offering essential services during the coronavirus outbreak, you may be searching for ideas to promote social connection to your participants.

This compilation of programs, webinars, and resources has been shared by aging service professionals. The National Institute for Senior Centers intends to update this toolkit as more resources become available. 

We encourage you to use these ideas, enhance them with your own creativity, and share the things that are working well in your community to this body of knowledge. If you'd like to contribute, please email NISC at