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Five senior centers achieve National Senior Center Accreditation in October 2020

Congratulations to four senior centers from Albuquerque, NM and one from Duxbury, MA who achieved National Senior Center Accreditation in October 2020. City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs Six senior center and two multi-generational centers of the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs maintain national accreditation status. This is the second accreditation for […]

Congratulations to the West Windsor Senior Center on achieving National Accreditation

The West Windsor Senior Center in NJ completed National Senior Center Accreditation in September 2020.

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Older Adult Nutrition Month and SNAP Advocacy

March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our Connections webinar as we spotlight NCOA’s Center for Benefits Access, the work of the Chicago Food Depository and an update on hunger policy and advocacy amidst the pandemic.

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Age+Action 2021 Virtual Conference

June 7 - June 10

Join NCOA and professionals from across the country who believe that every person deserves to age well.

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