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Senior Center Programs

Find innovative programming ideas

Every day, senior centers around the country offer an exciting array of programs for older adults. Read about these unique programs and get ideas for your senior center.

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Seniors Against Scams

Seniors Against Scams, an education curriculum that highlights popular scams targeting vulnerable older adults and offers next steps for those who experience financial fraud, is now available for you to hold at your senior center.
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Food Safety for Older Adults Training Program

The National Institute of Senior Centers has partnered with USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service to educate older adults about the basics of food safety and to empower older adults to prevent foodborne illness in their home.
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Programs of Excellence

Our annual Programs of Excellence Awards honor outstanding efforts made by senior centers across the U.S. to offer innovative programs for older adults.