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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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How to Use Facebook to Connect with Your Community

A myth that seniors aren’t tech savvy might leave you wondering if it’s worth your time to include Facebook in your marketing efforts. The reality is that older adults have been the fastest growing demographic on Facebook for years now.

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What Is the Difference Between Branding and Marketing a Senior Center?

Whether you are trying to build membership and attendance for a newly opened senior center or an existing one, getting the word out is essential. If you are a director trying to learn more about branding and marketing and how they work together, this information will be helpful.

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Ways to Recruit Volunteers of All Ages

Volunteers are one of the most valuable resources a community organization can have. They donate their time, talent, and often money to help ensure the success of a cause they find important. We have a few tips you might find helpful for volunteer recruiting.

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9 Steps to a Heart-Smart Lifestyle

February is American Heart Month. It’s a time when the American Heart Association asks for the public’s help to raise awareness of the genetic and lifestyle factors that increase the risk for cardiac diseases. Here are some steps you can take to lower your risk.

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Tending Our Mental Health in 2022

As 2022 begins, COVID-19 concerns are heating up again, and the evening news seems fraught with mostly negative events. When so much around you feels uncertain, how can you protect your mental health? We have tips you might find useful in the new year.

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Setting Up a Facebook Page for a Community Organization

A useful awareness strategy is to promote your organization on social media. Facebook has many features that make it ideal for community agencies. Here’s what you should know about setting up and maintaining a Facebook page, from scheduling events to sharing photos.

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Tips for Setting and Sticking to Healthy New Year’s Goals

Living a healthier life is a common goal people set for themselves when a new year is upon us. Unfortunately, few people are able to follow through on their resolutions. Before you set goals for the new year, it might be helpful to learn why it’s so tough to stick to them.

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Senior Space Service has been Acquired by MySeniorCenter

LPi, the National leader in print and online communications serving the Catholic Church and other community-based organizations has announced that as of Monday, November 29, 2021, its SeniorSpace service has been acquired by MySeniorCenter of Boston, Massachusetts.

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