Senior Centers
Your Local Resource for Fun, Exercise and Education

 

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.​

Senior centers offer a wide variety of programs and services, including:

  • Meal and nutrition programs

  • Information and assistance

  • Health, fitness, and wellness programs

  • Transportation services

  • Public benefits counseling

  • Employment assistance

  • Volunteer and civic engagement opportunities

  • Social and recreational activities

  • Educational and arts programs

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FIND YOUR LOCAL SENIOR CENTER
FTAAAD has designated eleven Northeast Tennessee multipurpose senior centers as community focal points for older people. CLICK HERE to learn more.

WHAT RESOURCES CAN I ACCESS THROUGH MY SENIOR CENTER?
Senior Centers are designed to enhance the quality of life for older people, supporting their independence and encouraging their involvement in the community. CLICK HERE to learn more.

HOW MUCH DOES MEMBERSHIP COST?
Memberships are generally offered on an annual basis through individual senior centers. Fees may depend on whether you live inside or outside the official catchment area of the senior center. If you are financially unable to afford the cost of membership, some senior centers have scholarships available. CLICK HERE to learn more.

GETTING TO THE SENIOR CENTER IF YOU CAN'T DRIVE
Contact your local senior center if you are unable to drive yourself to the facility. Many centers have a van service available for little to no cost. Most municipal bus services have routes that include the senior centers, and if you reside in Johnson County, Jonesborough, Kingsport or Greeneville, the MyRide volunteer assisted transportation program may be able to assist you. CLICK HERE to learn more.

WHERE CAN I FIND CLASS SCHEDULES?
Many senior centers post their monthly class and event schedules on the website or Facebook page. CLICK HERE to learn more.