Aging is another

word for living

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learn. serve. connect.

All across America, older adults are socially connected, growing and giving to their communities, and living happy, healthy lives through Shepherd’s Centers of America.

Our focus is on aging well in the community with enriching opportunities for lifelong learning, volunteer service, healthy living, community connections — all the things that give life meaning. It’s what Shepherd’s Centers have been all about for nearly  50 years!


community-based affiliates in 17 states
older adults provided with services at no cost
older adults engaged in lifelong learning
active volunteers across the national network
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Give the gift of time and change
older lives today.

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2024 SCA National conference registration

Celebrating 50 years of remarkable achievements and embracing the boundless promise of the future!

Lake Junaluska, North Carolina – September 18-20, 2024

If you plan to stay at the Lake Junaluska Conference Center during the conference dates, just click on the ‘Book Lodging’ button below. If you wish to extend your trip before or after the conference, please contact the toll-free reservation line directly at 1-800-222-4930. 

A New Lease on Life

Shepherd’s Centers connect older adults to empowering programs, which improve their health and quality of life in more ways than you might imagine. Ray’s story is a perfect example of how the support of one program and volunteer relationship blossomed into so much more. 

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