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Congratulations to the five senior centers that achieved National Senior Center Accreditation in June 2019

The Frank Bailey Senior Center, J. Charley Griswell Senior Center, and the Kinship Care Resource Center, all under the Clayton County Senior Services Department, Georgia, achieved their first accreditation. A fourth accreditation was achieved by Newark Senior Center, Delaware and a third by Vesper Hall 50-Plus Community Center in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Congratulations to the Rochester Council on Aging and Senior Center on achieving National Senior Center Accreditation in February 2019!

This is the first National Senior Center Accreditation for Rochester Council on Aging and Senior Center.

Two senior centers achieve National Accreditation in January 2019

Congratulations to the Hamilton Township Senior Center, NJ and the West Philadelphia Senior Community Center, PA, the first two centers to achieve National Senior Center Accreditation in 2019!