Organizations for Seniors
See also Assistance for Seniors.
American Red Cross, Southwestern Pennsylvania, Foster Grandparent Program
Foster Grandparent volunteers address community needs by working up to 20 hours a week in schools, homes, hospitals, drug treatment centers, Head Start Programs, day care centers and in many other non-profit agencies.
American Red Cross: Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Enables people 55 and older to help their communities by serving at hospitals, daycare centers, schools, and consumer agencies.
City of Pittsburgh: Healthy Active Living
Information on programs for persons 60 and over, including the city's 14 senior community centers, which also provide lunch.
OASIS offers a broad range of stimulating educational classes - from the arts and humanities to wellness, fitness, travel and volunteer opportunities.
Pennsylvania Senior Centers: Allegheny County
A listing of Senior Centers in Allegheny County.
SCORE: Service Corps of Retired Executives, Pittsburgh
The SCORE Association, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneurial education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide.
Pennsylvania Senior Centers
The primary purpose of this website is to provide Pennsylvania's 650 senior community centers with opportunities to exchange information and ideas on topics of vital interest. This project is an initiative of the state Senior Center Joint Committee of the Pennsylvania Association of Senior Centers and the Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging, with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.
Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging
An association of the 52 Pennsylvania county government Agencies on Aging.
Offers feature articles on health, fraud, caregiving, financial planning for people age 50+.
Alliance for Retired Americans
A nonprofit organization of retired Americans launched in January 2001 by a national coalition of AFL-CIO affiliated unions and community-based organizations dedicated to economic and social justice. It is a voice for retirees and older Americans in national, state and local policymaking.
Gray Panthers is an intergenerational advocacy organization headquartered in Washington DC with a chapter in Pittsburgh.
National Senior Games Association
The nonprofit organization that runs the Senior Olympics.
OASIS is a national nonprofit educational organization designed to enhance the quality of life for mature adults by offering challenging programs in the arts, humanities, wellness, technology and volunteer service.
Red Hat Society
The Red Hat Society is a social organization where there is fun after fifty (and before) for women of all walks of life. They typically meet for tea in red hats and purple dresses.
The Seniors Coalition
The Seniors Coalition is a non-profit, 501c(4), non-partisan, education and issue advocacy organization that represents the interests and concerns of America's senior citizens at both the state and federal levels. The Coalition was founded as a public advocacy group during the fight to repeal the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act in 1989.