Since 1968, the Elizabethton Senior Center has stood as a beloved
cornerstone of our community. As a non-profit organization, we have
dedicated ourselves to serving the seniors of Elizabethton and the
surrounding area. Our journey began with a small group of seniors
gathering in a house on our current property, and in 1981, thanks to the
City of Elizabethton, we moved into a purpose-built facility. Ever
since, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to provide a safe
haven for seniors to socialize, access programs, and receive
unparalleled support from the community.
Over the years, our services and activities have flourished, expanding
to meet the evolving needs and desires of our senior population. Our
fundamental goal is to foster a secure and inclusive environment,
ensuring that every senior in Elizabethton and the surrounding area has
a place to call their own. At the Elizabethton Senior Center, we offer
much more than a physical space; we cultivate a vibrant community where
seniors can forge new friendships, engage in enriching programs, and
find solace and encouragement as they navigate the journey of aging.
With great pride, we stand as a trusted resource for seniors, providing
not only a gathering place but also a wealth of programs and services.
From invigorating fitness classes and enlightening educational workshops
to creative art programs and delightful community outings, our offerings
are thoughtfully designed to address the holistic well-being of our
As a non-profit organization, our unwavering commitment to our seniors
is made possible through the incredible support of our community, the
dedication of our volunteers, and the generosity of our donors.
Together, we create a nurturing space where our cherished seniors can
find care, companionship, and a profound sense of belonging.
The Elizabethton Senior Center represents more than just a
building—it stands as a testament to the heart and soul of our
community. It embodies our core values of compassion, respect, and an
unwavering appreciation for the wisdom and contributions of our aging
population. As we journey forward, let us continue building a brighter
future where our seniors can truly thrive and experience the fulfillment
they so richly deserve.
The mission of the center is to enrich the quality of life of the
seniors in our community by promoting their ambitions, capabilities and
creative capacities. Here at the center we pride ourselves in offering
opportunity for the nourishment of our seniors' mental, physical, and
social well-being. The center serves as a hub to improve access to
activities and resource connection.
At the Elizabethton Senior Center, we believe in the power of community
collaboration to fulfill our mission. That's why we forge partnerships
with local community agencies, working hand in hand to serve our seniors
Step into our center, and you'll find a dedicated on-site coordinator
from the esteemed First Tennessee Human Resource Agency (FTHRA). Their
presence ensures a seamless experience for seniors seeking enrollment
and delivery assistance for the invaluable Meals on Wheels program.
FTHRA also brings the nourishment directly to our center, providing
daily lunch options that can be enjoyed either on-site or conveniently
In our commitment to cater to the needs of our more vulnerable seniors,
we are proud to house an Options Coordinator from the esteemed First
Tennessee Area Agency on Aging (FTAAD). This diligent professional
conducts screenings and assessments, ensuring that our beloved seniors
receive the personalized care and support they require, right in the
comfort of their own homes.
As a non-profit agency, the Elizabethton Senior Center relies on the
invaluable partnerships we have cultivated with local agencies,
including the City of Elizabethton, Carter County, FTAAAD, and the
esteemed United Way. Their generous funding helps us sustain our
operations, enabling us to continue delivering exceptional services to
our seniors. We are also grateful for the ongoing support we receive
from our community through donations and the invaluable contributions of
dedicated volunteers. It is these volunteers who play a vital role in
our meal delivery, fundraising efforts, and the creation of memorable
special events that bring joy and connection to our center throughout
In the spirit of collaboration, we extend a warm invitation to other
non-profit organizations and businesses who share our passion for
uplifting seniors. Consider hosting a lively bingo event or joining us
to educate and enlighten our community about the remarkable work you do
and how it positively impacts the lives of our cherished seniors.
Together, we can create an even more enriching and empowering
environment for our seniors to thrive.
At the Elizabethton Senior Center, donations and volunteers play a
pivotal role in our ability to provide exceptional care and support to
our beloved seniors. Your generous donations contribute directly to
sustaining our operations, allowing us to offer vital programs,
services, and resources that enhance the quality of life for
Elizabethton and surrounding area seniors. Additionally, our dedicated
volunteers are the heart and soul of our center. Their selfless
contributions help us deliver meals, organize fundraising events, and
create memorable experiences for our seniors throughout the year. By
donating or becoming a volunteer, you become an essential part of our
mission to empower and uplift our senior community. Click the buttons
below to make a donation or explore volunteer opportunities and join us
in making a profound difference in the lives of our cherished seniors.