DCSL in the Media

April 26, 2024: North Carolina’s older adult population is expected to nearly double in the next 20 years. And as more people age, a local senior center is stepping in to help meet seniors’ needs, at no cost to them. 
April 1, 2024: Local programs and offerings designed to engage with and empower older adults.
Community centers and organizations across Durham offer a diverse array of programs and services tailored to older adults that promote active aging and inclusivity within the community.

CBS 17: Durham police using art to connect with community at the Durham Center for Senior Life

January 18, 2024: DCSL’s Paint with Police program program fosters community among police officers and older adults in an artistic setting.
DCSL’s Paint with Police program is held monthly and is well-loved by older adults and police officers alike. In addition to fostering community, the program also offers an engaging opportunity to paint in an art studio setting. 

ABC11: Durham Center for Senior Life tackles dementia with music therapy

October 27, 2023: DCSL’s music therapy program promotes engagement in our programs for participants with dementia.
DCSL is proud to offer critical services to our community, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where older adults of all backgrounds and identities can thrive.

ABC11: Durham Center for Senior Life host fundraiser gala

May 20th, 2023: ABC11 discusses the Durham Center for Senior Life’s Senior Spotlight Gala. The gala, held in May 2023, raised funds to support the center in enriching the lives of older adults by promoting healthy, active, and independent lifestyles. 

ABC11: How people at the Durham Center for Senior Life are aging better

March 9th, 2023: People are aging better with the help of the Durham Center for Senior Life due to engagement in our programs and social connectedness. 
Each day, DCSL serves 200+ older adults, who engage in our various programs and services, including exercise, support groups, social activities, and more. 

ABC11: Vice President Kamala Harris visits the Durham Center for Senior Life

Thursday, September 1, 2022: Vice President Kamala Harris made an appearance at the Durham Center for Senior Life, highlighting the administration’s commitment to lowering costs through the Inflation Reduction Act. She also spoke about lower health care costs for seniors.
Before her speech Harris toured the Durham Center for Senior Life and spoke with older adults about health care cost they have encountered.