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.
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
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.
While older individuals do not consider themselves to be a "senior," senior centers
in Massachusetts service adults age 59 and older.
Ten senior centers
throughout the Valley offer an array of classes, including Scottish and Hawaiian dancing at the Canoga Park Senior Center
or Spanish lessons at the Robert M.
NCOA's National Institute of Senior Centers
(NISC), a dynamic network of more than 1,200 senior center
professionals from around the country, will participate in this event by promoting health events at their centers.