Shepherd Center East


Shepherd Center East is an adult recreational facility designed for seniors who wish to remain active, social, and engaged. The Center provides a safe setting in which seniors can maintain a healthy lifestyle alongside others their own age.

Shepherd Center East offers a range of activities and services including:

  • Computer Classes
  • Line Dancing
  • Art Classes
  • Bingo, dominos, bridge
  • Daily hot lunch
  • Health check-ups
  • Flu shots
  • Assistance with income taxes

The newest addition to the Shepherd Center is the [m]Power cognitive fitness program, a computer system designed to boost brain power, improve memory, and delay the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Participants use [m]Power’s user-friendly layout to play games and puzzles that correspond to the individual’s personal skill level.

Shepherd’s Centers of America was organized in 1975 to build and support a nationwide network of community-based centers that provide meaning and purpose for older adults. Shepherd Center East has been affiliated with Positive Maturity since the 1984.

The Shepherd Center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact Information
Shepherd Center East
118 84th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35206

(205) 836-3246

Director: Mackie Horowitz