Prevent Blindness Presentation June 17, 2022 at Senior Centers, Inc.

Prevent Blindness Presentation June 17, 2022 at Senior Centers, Inc.

Did you Know? Half of all blindness is preventable 90% of all eye injuries are preventable with proper education and use of safety eyewear You can lower your risk of eye disease by eating healthy foods When it comes to your eyes, you get one pare and no spare Senior Centers, Inc. Presents: Darcy Downie […]

It’s Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is celebrated each March and is an opportunity to recognize women’s varied, and often under-recognized, accomplishments throughout history. Types of celebrations this month include television specials, political speeches,  learning activities in classrooms, and social media posts. There is a myth that suggests Women’s History Month’s occurs in March because of a strike held by New York […]

We’re looking for Foster Grandparents

WILL YOU CONSIDER BECOMING A FOSTER GRANDPARENT? Foster Grandparents volunteer their time to enhance the quality of life of children in non-profit preschools in our area, as well as in area elementary schools.  We have been serving in Toledo since 1975 and are sponsored by Senior Centers, Inc. located at 2308 Jefferson Avenue. As a […]

Reopening Update

Dear clients – many of you are waiting with to hear that Senior Centers, Inc. (SCI) is finally going to open. We ask for continued patience while we diligently work to meet all the reopening requirements from the Ohio Department on Aging that can be found here:…/senior-centers-21.pdf. SCI’s reopening will be in phases and […]

April is National Volunteer Month

Senior Centers, Inc. appreciates all of our volunteers, especially those in the Foster Grandparent Program. Volunteers age 55 and over work in various community agencies, such as schools and childcare settings, with children who have special needs. All volunteers work 15-24 hours per week and receive an hourly tax-free stipend and daily travel allowance. The […]

March is Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, which is designated as a time to learn and reflect on the often-overlooked contributions of women to United States history.  The timeline of women’s history milestones stretches back to the founding of the United States, including Abigail Adams, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Laura Smith Haviland, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks and Sally […]

Why You Should Get a COVID-19 Vaccine

A COVID-19 vaccine is a safe and effective way to prevent you from getting COVID-19 and is an important tool to help stop the pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), getting a COVID-19 vaccine has many benefits, including: Wearing masks and social distancing help reduce your chance of getting the virus or spreading […]

February is Black History Month

Every February, the United States celebrates the achievements and history of African Americans as part of Black History Month. In 1915, in response to the lack of information on the accomplishments of Black people available to the public, historian Carter G. Woodson co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. The organization […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is January 18, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, is a holiday in the United States , celebrated the third Monday in January, honoring the achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr.  As a Baptist minister who advocated using nonviolent means to end racial segregation, he first gained national prominence during a bus boycott by African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama.  The most influential […]