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Senior Center Info

CURRENT CALENDAR

SENIOR CENTER REGISTRATION IS FREE! You must be 50 years of age or older to be a member of the Senior Center.

ANNUAL REGISTRATION FORM
Your registration should be renewed annually on the anniversary of your initial registration. When it’s time to renew, simply bring your completed registration form with you on your next visit! Click the link above to download a current registration form.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center actively seeks to support the independence and increased quality of life of its participants by encouraging involvement in programs and activities that promote their health, welfare, safety and dignity. — January 2008

A. PROGRAMS and SERVICES designed to address needs of seniors – intellectual, physical and  social – to foster independence, personal growth, and to enrich their lives. PHYSICAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS – programs that delay disabilities, assist in maintaining independence, in general terms preventative care as their outcome:

Fitness Center, Blood Pressure Screening, Stretch Exercise, Yoga, Line Dancing, Tai Chi, Telephones for Hearing Impaired
Support Groups – Caregivers, Diabetes, Hearing Loss, Visually Impaired
Seminars on health and wellness issues
SHINE counseling

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS – offering mental stimulation:

Art Classes, Bridge Instruction, Computer Classes, Investment Club, Knitting, Quilters Club, Writers Club

Foreign Language classes – Italian and Spanish
Seminars – social services, housing, legal issues

B. COMMUNITY SERVICES – educate residents of Gulfport about services offered by the Senior Center

Food Pantry – serving low income Gulfport seniors age 50 & up
Reassurance Telephone Program
Community Law Program – pro bono legal services – participants must qualify (low income)
Harmonica Club and Big Band
GEMS - Gulfport Extended Minibus Service for residents 55 & up

C. SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Seasonal and celebratory dinners, luncheons and socials
entertainment – instrumental & voice
flea markets
Neighborly Care Network Lunch program
Cards – Bridge, Canasta, Pinochle, Euchre, Mah-Jongg
Bingo

We can’t stress enough how important it is for all participants to support the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center Foundation that serves our participants so well.  We are blessed indeed!

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