Older Adults

Through a partnership with the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging, UNC operates four active older adult community centers to provide educational, nutritional, and social opportunities to individuals aged 55 and older.  Transportation is available to and from all of the centers and lunch is served every weekday for a modest suggested donation.  Each center offers different activities, which may include health and other educational programs, yoga, arts and crafts, bingo, line dancing, special events, and bus trips.  A center manager oversees all activities and programs at each location, and participants who pay an optional annual membership fee of $10 are eligible to vote on center decisions as part of the site council.

Aging Well

This fall we’re kicking off a new program called Aging Well. Along with fitness classes at our centers, we’ll be offering the National Council on Aging’s Aging Mastery Program, Medicare 101, chronic pain management, cooking, and even a tap dancing class! Check out our brochure to see all the details!

Aging Well Fall 2019 Brochure

For more information about UNC’s active older adult community centers, please see below, or call UNC’s Director of Active Older Adult Programs, Laurie Fleming, at 570-961-1592, ext 104.

Older Adult Program Locations

  • Carbondale Active Older Adult Community Center
    66 North Church Street
    Carbondale, PA
    Phone: 570-282-6167
    Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Center Manager – Nancy Brown
  • Mid Valley Active Older Adult Community Center
    310 Church Street
    Jessup, PA
    Phone: 570-489-4415
    Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Center Manager – Jodi Catania
  • South Side Active Older Adult Community Center
    425 Alder Street
    Scranton, PA
    Phone: 570-346-2487
    Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Center Manager – Amy Kazmierski
  • West Side Active Older Adult Community Center
    1004 Jackson Street
    Scranton, PA
    Phone: 570-961-1592, ext. 101
    Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Center Manager – Nancy Brown