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News


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.

Pilot sites selected for virtual NISC Senior Center Accreditation process

The National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) is launching a pilot program to test an online version of the accreditation process.

Upcoming Events


Open Enrollment: Reaching American Underserved Communities via Medicare ABC’s

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our Connections webinar for an overview of Medicare A, B, C & D programs and hear from our esteemed panel about best practices for reaching hard reach populations, and updates on the dates of the Medicare annual enrollment periods.

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Your Guide to the Digital Senior Center

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our Connections webinar as we talk about the challenges facing senior centers amidst the pandemic and guide you through the NISC Best Practices Toolkit on opening your very own Digital Senior Center.

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