Impact & Results

Life-changing programs. Enhanced quality of life. More older adults aging in place. Vibrant healthier lives. Unforgettable activities. New friendships.

Much of the work we do across the nation cannot be quantified. But you can definitely see it, hear it, and sense it whenever you see any of the thousands of older lives we touch every day with our work. From the smile that meets a volunteer driver to the hug that greets a new friend to the sense of relief that help is on its way, we’ve been creating strong, engaged lives for 2.5 million older adults and their families over the last 45 years.

Our centers create happier older adults. Give families peace of mind. Grows communities into better places for all citizens.

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165,000 older adults are connected every day to friends and community throughout the Shepherd’s Centers of America network.

Together, we are a network of more than 55 hard-working affiliate centers across the U.S. We offer a continuum of enriching services to over 165,000 individuals every year, including: support services such as transportation, handy helpers, friendly visits, grocery shopping, and respite care to help older adults remain living in their own homes and communities.

  • lifelong-learning designed for personal growth and enrichment
  • health and wellness opportunities that enhance and maintain physical and cognitive well-being
  • volunteering opportunities that provide purpose and personal satisfaction in giving back to the community

Our work not only alleviates loneliness, but provides exciting opportunities for older adults to take on new challenges, learn new
skills, make new friends, and serve others.

Read our 2019 Year-End Review