by the Older Americans Act (OAA) as a community focal point, senior
centers have become one of the most widely used services among
America's older adults. Today, almost 10,000 senior centers serve
more than 1 million older adults every day.
Senior centers are one of the most important resources for our aging community. Today’s senior centers have more to offer than you may think. They are more than just space for seniors to meet and play bingo or shuffleboard; many local senior centers offer thoughtful programming and services to promote positive aging.
Senior centers promote healthy aging by
giving seniors access to multiple resources available to help them
stay active and independent. They serve as a meeting center for
older adults to connect with peers, families and their community.
They feature exciting activities to keep seniors active as well as
provide fulfilling volunteer opportunities.
Senior centers serve as a gateway to the nation's aging network - connecting older adults to vital community services that can help them stay healthy and independent. More than 60% of senior centers are designated focal points for delivery of OAA services allowing older adults to access multiple services in one place.
Programs and Services
The National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) is the largest national membership organization for senior center professionals. NISC supports senior centers with best practices and programming, networking and training opportunities, and discount programs for your center..
Senior Events Taking Place
There are plenty of events taking place at Dallas area senior
centers! Find the one in your neighborhood on the
, compliments of the Care Planning Council of
The Austin Parks and Recreations Department offers a huge variety of programs and services for people fifty years of age and older; instructed classes, health and wellness programs, educational seminars workshops, trips, dances, volunteer opportunities, support groups, special events, meeting space and private rental space.
Other senior centers, such as the Grapevine Senior Activities Center, offer a variety of computer classes for beginners as well as advanced users.
The McKinney Senior Recreation Center has an expansive list of programs and activities for people of all ages for adults 50 and older including AARP Safe Driving course that enables you to build better and safer driving skills.
The Treasure of the Hills Senior Center in Cedar Park, TX has been a place to gather for games, fellowship and even romance for almost 20 years now!
These are just a few of the MANY senior activity centers throughout the state of Texas and the enriched opportunities available. Click here to find a Texas senior center in your area
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