Many people are not familiar with senior centers. Senior centers are places where people who are aged 50 and above can gather for socialization and more. Around the country, many senior centers promote activities that encourage our senior citizens to take part in the community without hesitation, shame or fear. Senior Centers in Baltimore are always ready to accept new members and build a bigger, tighter and better senior community!
WHAT TO EXPECT
Senior Centers in Baltimore have different programs available for its members. Each program focuses on their interest, advocacy, hobbies and more. Our facility is equipped with different amenities to support these programs although some programs are designed for outdoors such as excursions. We also make sure that all activities can be made possible no matter what the nature of the program is and all our residents can participate in one way or another.
One of the many programs that Senior Centers in Baltimore is busy doing is the volunteering program. This program is divided into categories. Our members can do volunteer work on shelters, orphanages, clean-up drives and more. There is also a program that is sponsored by religious groups that can be participated by our members who are also part of the said religious organization. We also have programs that are dedicated to health and fitness such as; the sports club, fitness class, yoga circle and more.
Other programs cater to people’s hobbies such as; the bi-weekly cookout, orchestra concert, and movie showing. These activities help our members get to know other people who might be enjoying the same interests as them and can create a certain bond that makes the community bigger and stronger.
Most of the activities happen daily, with the help of our passionate facilitators in the center. Sometimes, some volunteer social workers also visit us and do some activities with our residents. In some cases, establishments who would like to hire senior people as employees often do a job fair in our senior center. Senior Centers in Baltimore is not only a place for wellness and socialization but also for opportunities.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR OUR SENIOR MEMBERS?
The senior citizens of the country are normally seen as vulnerable members of the population. In Senior Centers in Baltimore, we work to change this impression of the elderly and show the world what elder people can do. We encourage our members to participate in our activities to liven up their daily life as well as to connect with other members who might feel the same way as them. We also support activities and initiatives led by our residents.
Our members build a community that they will surely remember for as long as they live. We aim to sustain this community by providing the venue for everyone to meet, do what they are interested to do and what they can do best.