National Institute of Senior Centers
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Congratulations to five senior centers on achieving National Accreditation

Congratulations to the five centers awarded national accreditation in January 2020. The newly accredited sites include Hingham Senior Center, MA; Madison Senior Center, WI; Wayne Senior Center, PA, and two centers in Worcester County, MD, the Snow Hill Senior Center and Pocomoke City Senior Center.

Congratulations to five senior centers on achieving National Accreditation in December 2019

Congratulations to the Groton Senior Center, Connecticut and four centers from Tennessee; FiftyForward College Grove, FiftyForward Madison Station, Kingsport Senior Center and KSC at Lynn View who achieved National Senior Center Accreditation in December 2019.

Happy Holidays from NISC!

Happy holidays from NCOA’s National Institute of Senior Centers staff!

Upcoming Events

Amplify Your Work Through Storytelling

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a webinar led by Armando Trull, the National Council on Aging’s Media Relations Manager, on the power of storytelling. You’ll leave the webinar with insight into why stories matter, ideas of how to frame your stories, and tips for effective media outreach.

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Age+Action 2020 Conference

June 8 - June 10

Join the National Council on Aging and professionals from across the country who believe that every person deserves to age well.

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