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Find Recent NISC Webinars

Looking for recent webinars from the National Institute of Senior Centers? Find the most recent webinars here.

Three centers earn NISC accreditation in December

Congratulations to three senior centers—the AgeWell at the JCC and Vintage centers, both in Pennsylvania, and the Old Bridge Township Senior Center in New Jersey—for achieving NISC accreditation in December!

Survey results: Senior centers and farmers' markets

Last month, we asked NISC members to tell us how their senior centers partner with local farmers’ markets, and 88% of respondents said they issued Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Vouchers. The survey provided many great examples of how senior centers can connect older adults to fresh produce.

"Food Safety 101" training program for older adults

The Food Safety 101 training program empowers seniors to take steps to prevent food borne illness in their home. NISC is partnering with the Food and Safety Inspection Service to select five to ten senior centers to host the program.

NISC survey: Senior centers and famers' markets

Many senior centers partner with farmers’ markets to connect participants to fresh produce. NISC’s Economic Security Team would like to know if your senior center has this type of partnership. Please take a moment to answer six quick questions.

Celebrate senior centers all year long

Hope you had a wonderful Senior Center Month! Want to promote senior centers all year long? Ask your members to share why they attend your center with one person each month. We’ve created small cards you can pass out at your events to help you get started!

Join NISC's Economic Security Team!

Do you have at least an hour a month to spare? If so, consider joining NISC’s Economic Security Team! We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the role senior centers play in improving the economic security of older adults. Learn more by signing up for an introductory meeting.

NISC's impact is growing

Together, we were able to achieve great things in FY 2015! Read the annual report to learn about NISC’s efforts to strengthen senior centers, advocate for older adults, improve seniors’ health and economic security, and more.

4 ways to celebrate LIFE at senior centers

It’s Senior Center Month, sponsored by our National Institute of Senior Centers! See 4 ways older adults can celebrate LIFE (Learning, Independence, Friends, and Energy) at their local center.

Accredited Senior Centers: A Snapshot

Read a snapshot of the average nationally accredited senior center, which is based on an analysis of the first 100 centers to complete NISC Accreditation.

2014 Senior Center Month Survey

Read feedback from aging professionals on NCOA’s promotional materials, the Senior Center Month theme, and how centers celebrated the month.