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Organizations for Seniors

See also Assistance for Seniors.

Pittsburgh Region



  • 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.

United States

  • AARP
    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
    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
    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.