Senior center

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A senior center is a type of community center where older adults can congregate to fulfill many of their social, physical, emotional, and intellectual needs. In the United States, many towns have senior centers that are usually locally funded, though some may receive state and federal money.[1][2]


Activities vary by center and are based on the size of the center and funding. Activities can include:

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  1. ^ Joseph, M (2011). Continuing Education in Senior Centers: A Handbook. Amazon. ISBN 978-1-4564-0943-2. Retrieved 2011-10-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Williams and Downs (1984). Educational Activity Programs for Older Adults. Haworth. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Parks & Recreation: West Flamingo". Clark County, Nevada. Retrieved January 30, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)