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National Institute of Senior Centers


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We are committed to supporting and strengthening the nation’s 11,000 senior centers through best practices, professional development, advocacy, research, and national standards and accreditation. View our 2017 Annual Report to learn more about our work.

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Two senior centers achieve National Accreditation in October

Congratulations to FiftyForward Donelson Station and The Heritage Center at the Jewish Community Campus on achieving National Senior Center Accreditation.

Philadelphia Senior Center achieves National Accreditation

Congratulations to the Philadelphia Center on the Avenue of the Arts (PSC-Arts) for achieving National Senior Center Accreditation on September 28, 2017.

NEW for NISC Members ONLY: Marketing Tools for Any Senior Center

A new marketing handbook is now available for all NISC member senior centers!

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NISC Webinar with Thomas Moore

February 15, 2018 UTC @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hear from New York Times bestselling author Thomas Moore on his new book, Ageless Soul: The Lifelong Journey Toward Meaning and Joy, and learn more about his new vision for aging as an experience of fulfillment and vitality.

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