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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 2016 Annual Report to learn more about our work.

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2017 NISC Member Survey results are here

Senior centers across the country value being connected with each other to solve problems and learn new best practices through their NISC membershps. Learn which benefits were most valued by NISC members and read a report of the 2017 NISC Member Survey.

2017 Senior Tax Guide: Get the Most from Your Return

Older adults and caregivers miss out on key deductions and credits each year, and thus, end up overpaying on taxes. Use this guide to get the most of your tax return in 2017.

Rocky River Senior Center achieves National Accreditation

Congratulations to the Rocky River Senior Center, OH, on achieving National Senior Center Accreditation on January 26, 2107.

Upcoming Events


Strategies for Implementation of Evidence-Based Programs in Senior Centers

April 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Attend this webinar for a description of common benefits and challenges to implementing evidence-based programs in senior centers.

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Senior Centers 2017 Preconference Webinar

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conference preview webinar for Senior Centers 2017

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Senior Centers 2017: Fostering Well-Centered Aging

June 14 - June 16

2017 National Senior Center Conference

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