senior centers

senior centers

[sē′nyər]
community agencies for older adults. The centers offer nutritional, recreational, educational, health, and legal services. Funding is often through older Americans Act.
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My recommendation after spending time with this committee and with other town's senior centers is that it's time that Sterling builds a center,'' said Selectman Robert Cutler.
25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Aging Brian Duke today praised members of the Pennsylvania Association of Senior Centers, commending their efforts in providing invaluable community services for older adults.
Area senior centers offer a variety of classes, programs and activities.
She urged all seniors to get involved in what goes on at local senior centers.
A significantly greater percentage of high schools have automated external defibrillators (AEDs)--devices that can be used to treat cardiac arrest victims--than senior centers, despite the fact that cardiac arrests appear more common in the latter locale, documents research from the University of Iowa, Iowa City.
Funding comes from rider contributions with ongoing donations from the Rotary Club, senior centers, and the local government.
There is so much going on at senior centers - education, exercise, socializing, fun and - during the summer - air-conditioned relief from the warm outside temperatures.
Yager said that this fall, the board plans to embark on a yearlong process of trying to get the senior center nationally accredited through the National Council on Aging's National Institute of Senior Centers.
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) presented its annual leadership awards at the 2012 ASA Aging in America Conference, March 28-April 1, in Washington, DC.
In addition, the city will open its senior centers, including the following, when temperatures top 100 degrees:
The need for innovation has become particularly pronounced as budgets for senior centers are being trimmed while the demand for services and more diverse programs is increasing.
1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NCOA's National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC)-the only national organization focused solely on supporting our nation's 11,000 senior centers-commemorates September as National Senior Center Month.

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