Most seniors want to stay as independent as possible for as long as possible, but it can be difficult when you factor in things like housing and transportation. Local senior centers are a great resource for remaining independent through local benefits such as meals, transportation, health screenings and clinics, information and referrals, social events, etc. Some towns have more active senior communities then others, so it’s important that you do your research to help you determine which will have the most benefits for your specific situation.
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It’s the hope of almost every senior to stay independent for as long as possible. But maintaining a home, getting around town, and putting food on the table becomes more difficult as we grow older. Fortunately, there are a lot of solutions for seniors available through local government agencies and nonprofit organizations.
Local senior centers can be an excellent resource for those trying to stay independent. These organizations often provide benefits like meals, transportation, health screenings and clinics, information and referrals, social events, and more.
Visit the Senior Center Directory to find a local senior center near you.