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About The Center

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The Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center is a division within the City of Iowa City. Since 1981, The Center has been offering a full array of classes, activities, volunteer opportunities, services and special events for community members, in particular those age 50+, to stay active, curious, and connected.

Mission Statement

The Center enhances quality of life by creating opportunities to support wellness, social connections, community engagement, and lifelong learning for a diverse and growing older adult population.

Vision Statement

To continue social involvement and end social isolation to people 50 plus.


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Pathways I Never Thought I Would Walk

“At The Center, I’ve found new friends, new ideas, new challenges, new experiences, and the opportunity to try new things out. It’s opening up pathways I never thought I would walk.”

Comment from our 2017 member survey