There are approximately 15,000 Senior Centers in neighborhoods across America that provide a place for seniors age 50 and above to participate in a wide range of activities to help them stay active.
Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) May 31, 2011
Retirement Media Inc. announces Senior Center Directory (SeniorCenterDirectory.com) has been launched with progress made toward becoming the most comprehensive directory of Senior Centers and Adult Recreation Centers on the Internet. Along with providing a national directory of Senior Centers, the site also has photos and descriptions of featured Senior Centers. This site is used as a resource for locating Senior Centers and learning about what Senior Centers offer. Senior Centers that wish to include their center on Senior Center Directory, can submit a free listing to 55 Community Guide (55CommunityGuide.com) under the Senior Centers – Adult Centers category, according to Robert Fowler, President of Retirement Media Inc.
SeniorCenterDirectory.com was created in February of 2011 by Retirement Media Inc after Robert Fowler realized the need for a national directory of Senior Centers. Retirement Media Inc recognized the lack of information that was available online about what Senior Centers are and what they offer. This site will fill that void by providing comprehensive information concerning a vital community resource for today’s active Senior Citizens.
SeniorCenterDirectory.com is Fowler’s seventh website in the Retirement Media Inc. family of websites targeting retirement issues and issues important to Senior Citizens. This site continues to grow as information and Senior Center listings are added to the database. It includes articles about visits to Senior Centers, information about who Senior Centers are for, Senior Center activities, programs, and services, information about jobs for seniors, congregate meals, the Meals on Wheels program-which is available at most centers and Senior Center news.
There are approximately 15,000 Senior Centers in neighborhoods across America that provide a place for seniors age 50 and above to participate in a wide range of activities, special events, programs, services, and volunteer opportunities to help them stay active and involved in their communities. These centers serve a vital need that Senior Citizens have for recreation, education, and social interaction. Active Adult Centers are typically part of the Parks and Recreation Department and have programs geared toward more active adults.
Senior Center programs and activities vary, change from season to season and are being continuously improved. Social services offered at Senior Centers can include various support groups, counseling, help with medical and financial paperwork, transportation to and from the center, escort service, shopping assistance, wellness programs, and referral services. Many centers have a large dining room, a fitness center with workout equipment, computer stations, a library, a billiards/game room, an activity room used for exercise classes and activities, and conference rooms for club meetings.
The majority of Senior Centers are run by the local city, county or area governments. Some are non government sponsored non-profits. The age to qualify to use Senior Centers vary by center and most centers are free to use, but may request a donation for meals or a small fee for some classes or events. These centers, most importantly, fulfill a vital need for seniors by helping them to remain independent and age in place in their own homes.
SeniorCenterDirectory.com is an online service which provides a national directory of Senior Centers and Active Adult Centers. Also the site provides informative Senior Center articles, photos and descriptions of featured centers, and Senior Center news. Based in Johns Creek, Georgia SeniorCenterDirectory.com is part of the Retirement Media family of sites which includes Senior Community Guide (SeniorCommunityGuide.com) and others. For more information, visit SeniorCenterDirectory.com.
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