Swinging Sixties Turns 48

Swinging Sixties Seniors appear with St. Nicks Alliance leadership Cindy Ross, director of finance (3rd from left); Simone Edwards-Mayhew, director of eldercare (3rd from right), and Cheryl Kamen, dep. director of Older Adult Centers (far right) at the center’s their 48th Anniversary party.

When the Older Americans Act was passed in 1965 it established grants for community planning and social services. This bloomed the development of senior centers across the country. In January 1975 Swinging Sixties Senior Center opened its doors thanks to the advocacy of the Conselyea Street Block Association.

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