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.
Area senior centers
offer a variety of classes, programs and activities.
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.
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
While older individuals do not consider themselves to be a "senior," senior centers
in Massachusetts service adults age 59 and older.