An essential aspect of Shepherd’s Centers is connecting and engaging in a range of enjoyable and meaningful activities that promote friendships. Because programs are designed by and with older adults, participants
Because our programs and services are designed and driven by older adults at the helm, our model is different from many other community organizations where decisions are made by the organization. We call this empowerment. The result is that programs and services are meaningful and individuals have abundant opportunities for social connections.
From a day or overnight trip, to choral groups, to dances or holiday parties, to intergenerational activities, Shepherd's Centers offer an array of programs that reduce social isolation and connect older adults to programs that have purpose.