The Salvation Army Senior Center has become a vital part of the East Winston community. Its variety of programs and services keep older adults active and engaged and helps them avoid loneliness and depression. In the video to the right, you can see members describe what The Salvation Army Senior Center means to them.
The Salvation Army Is Dedicated to
Serving Seniors and the Elderly
Because the mental and physical disabilities associated with old age impact both the elderly and their loved ones we offer The Salvation Army CiVIC Senior Center in partnership with United Way of Forsyth County - Place Matters. The Center serves as a gateway to the area’s aging network—connecting older adults to vital community services that can help them stay healthy and independent. The Center offers a wide variety of programs and services, including opportunities for volunteer and civic engagement, social and recreational activities, educational programs, exercise classes, and day trips to participants 60 and over.
Depression doesn't get better with age & Dementia touches one in 7 Americans over the age of 71.
Approximately 7 million people over the age of 65 experience symptoms of depression.
Recent studies show that consistent human contact and interaction can reduce dementia and depression.
Your donation provides one senior with a week of specialized services and loving interaction at the Salvation Army CiVIC Center.
Social activity sharpens minds.
Studies revealed that seniors ages 50 to 60 who were socially active had slower rates of declining memories.
Your donation helps fund a senior citizen luncheon at the Salvation Army CiVIC Center.