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

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Whether you're a senior center employee, a caregiver who depends on a senior center for a loved one's health care delivery, or an older adult who relies on the vital community services that senior centers offer to help keep you healthy and independent—you have a story to tell. Share it with NCOA so we can learn from one another and raise our voices in advocacy efforts that frequently overlook us.

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 A group of female seniors are doing crafts at a local senior center.

Feb 10, 2021

Facts and Benefits About Senior Centers You Probably Didn't Know

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A group of seniors are doing stretch band exercises together at a senior center.

Feb 1, 2021

Improving Health in Senior Centers

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A close up of a Black senior woman hugging her granddaughter in the park.

Jan 29, 2021

ZERO TO THREE Resources: Grandparents Sharing the Care

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A mid adult woman gives a box of food to a car that's pulling in line during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 23, 2020

Vermont's Guidance for Senior Centers Planning to Re-Open

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An older Black woman spends time at her computer learning during a virtual educational session.

Jun 12, 2020

Virtual Classes for Older Adults: Here to Stay

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A group of seniors are enjoying their breakfast together in a senior center.

May 15, 2020

Guidance for Resuming On-Site Senior Center Operations

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Two women spaced six feet apart are delivering groceries to a senior's home during the pandemic.

Mar 27, 2020

'Senior Centers Connect' During the Pandemic

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Two older senior center professionals work together to get food distributed into bins for delivery to clients.

Mar 10, 2020

Key Resources About COVID-19 for Senior Centers

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The new 7,200-square-foot, $1.7 million Elder Center and dedicated it as the “Eunice Stick Gathering Place.”

Aug 9, 2018

Building a Place of Gathering and Connection

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A senior Caucasian man is holding two puppies near his face, smiling with joy.

May 21, 2018

Animal Programming at Senior Centers

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A group of seniors are smiling on a job training site while doing work on computers.

May 10, 2018

Assessing the Effectiveness of the Aging Mastery Program®

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Two senior women sit together at a table enjoying coffee together.

Jun 1, 2017

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

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