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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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5 Ways for Senior Centers to Improve Outreach to LGBT Older Adults

June is Pride Month. While there is greater recognition, understanding, and support for LGBT people today, LGBT older adults often feel isolated. See how your senior center can improve connections and support for LGBT elders in your community.

3 senior centers achieve National Accreditation in April 2017

Congratulations to the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, OR, the Robert Munson Senior Center, NM, and the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., OH, for achieving National Senior Center Accreditation on April 27, 2017.

5 Strategies to Fight Senior Center Funding Cuts

Senior centers nationwide are facing budget cuts. Here are 5 strategies to help you create an advocacy campaign to show the value of your center.

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