Shepherd Center at Don Hawkins

For more than 30 years, Shepherd Center at Don Hawkins has been giving seniors in the East Lake area a place to enhance and empower their lives through social services and civic engagement. Shepherd Center caters to individuals ages 55 and older and offers activities such as line dancing, chair exercises, crochet class, card and board games, water aerobics and computer classes. For adults who meet the eligibility requirements, Shepherd Center offers free hot lunches Monday through Friday and is a Meals on Wheels distributor.

Dining Room Heroes Bless Others With Nourishing Food

‏When businesses closed their doors in March, it left a lot of people unable to do their jobs. With so many people working from home, Chef Edith Jerald of the Regions Bank Corporate Dining Team found there weren’t many people to feed at the headquarters’ kitchens....

Busting the Myths About Seniors and Exercise

Just because we are aging, it’s not time to sit down! In fact, it’s just the opposite. Now more than ever, it’s important for seniors to maintain an active lifestyle in order to reap maximum health benefits.  There are many reasons that people become more sedentary as...

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A Place to Be Involved

From crocheting baby clothes and hats for the homeless to finding help with food services or health screenings  Shepherd Center East is a place for seniors to become involved in their community. It’s a place for fun, friends and fellowship too! To find out more about our programs and how you can be involved, contact us today!