What You Don’t Know About Your Local Senior Center
By: National Council on Aging
What do you think of when someone says the words senior center?
Do you picture older people (much older than you, of course) sitting around playing bingo and shuffleboard?
Eating bland meals while a television is blaring?
Time to update your vision! Senior centers are not what they used to be.
Today’s senior center is a vibrant, action-packed combination of local fitness center, job and volunteering headquarters, transportation hub, and tasty dining locale.
And September is a great time to get to know your local senior center.