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Senior Centers: Masters of Aging

Are you motivated by TED talks? The leaders of our National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) recently listened to and discussed Simon Sinek’s TED talk on How Great Leaders Inspire Action. Sinek encourages us to start with “why.” Why do you do what you do? What’s your purpose, cause, belief? It’s a good question to ponder as we celebrate National Senior Center Month this September.

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Your Money, Your Goals – Overcoming Barriers Through Financial Empowerment

Finances can be overwhelming for many people, and a variety of factors can increase financial challenges, especially for ethnic and minority seniors.

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Considering Tapping Your Home Equity? Compare Your Options First

Financial products and tools that can help unlock your home equity each have their own set of pros and cons. See our list.

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Draining the Swamp of Ageism

A swamp is a useful metaphor to explain the unproductive ways our nation talks about growing older. Here are some spots to avoid in your communications.

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Keeping Yourself, and Your Grandkids, Healthy through Immunizations

If you have school-aged grandkids, you’re probably hearing about all the shots they need before returning to class. It’s also a good time to check your own immunization record. Our immune systems weaken as we age, putting older adults at higher risk for catching preventable diseases—even the ones we think are just for kids.

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