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Fundraising Ideas to Get the Local Community Involved

Fundraising events can be a great way to bring visitors to your senior center while also raising money to fund programs and services. The key is to come up with unique fundraisers that appeal to a variety of ages and interests. Here are some tips.

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Tips for Hosting a Monthly Health Series

Now that public gatherings are happening again, the recent interest in wellness might make it an ideal time for your senior center to host a series of health talks. Here are a few factors to consider as you begin planning for a health series.

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Tips for Hosting a Health Fair at a Senior Center

With more attention than ever being paid to health and wellness, it’s a great time to host an event at your senior center that promotes both. If you’ve never put together this type of public event before, we have a few tips to make your health fair go smoothly.

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Understanding the Changing Role of Grandparents

Grandparents often play an important role in the lives of both their grandchildren and their adult children. As people enjoy longer lives, grandparents are often involved in grandchildren’s daily activities. Read more here, including ideas for Grandparents Day.

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Christmas in July: Planning Ahead for the Holidays

July rings in the second half of the year. For many businesses, this is the time to plan holiday activities. Mapping out your holiday strategy can increase your membership and help you receive more funding. These five ideas can help your team prepare.

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Tips for Getting Community Leaders Involved with Your Senior Center

Good connections are important for the success of any community-based organization. Leaders like politicians and pastors typically attend local events as guests or even speakers. But how do you get them to work with you? Here are some tips.

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6 Ways to Manage Employee Conflict

Workplace conflict is inevitable. It’s the reality of bringing people with different ideas and opinions together. Here are six ways to manage conflicts and keep the workplace healthy and safe for everyone.

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How to Market to Older Adults

Marketing to seniors has changed since most older adults have come to rely on the internet for everything from looking up store hours to shopping for a gift for a grandchild. Here are five of the most effective strategies to market to seniors.

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Tips for Writing a Basic Marketing Plan for Your Senior Center

The benefits of a marketing plan are endless. With it, you can increase your membership and manage your senior center more easily. Without it, you could miss out on many opportunities for growth. Here are some tips to help you write your own.

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How to Write a Media Release to Promote a Center Event

A media release can get you coverage for your events, build your community’s reputation, attract more members, and improve your SEO. We’ve rounded up some writing tips to help you craft a media release that gets seniors to look forward to your events.

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Creating a Summer Container Garden in Any Space

In honor of National Garden Month, we are sharing some pointers for creating a container garden. It’s a great option for older adults with mobility or balance issues or for people who have limited outdoor space.

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Inexpensive Ideas for Recognizing Volunteers

National Volunteer Week will run from April 17 to April 23 this year. It’s a good time for your organization to recognize and thank those who support your success. And we have a few inexpensive ideas for helping you do just that.

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