Shepherd Center at Don Hawkins

For more than 40 years, Shepherd Center East at Don Hawkins has been providing adults aged 55 and older in the East Lake community a place to socialize, learn, participate in activities such as arts and crafts, board games, Bible studies, computer classes, music, health checkups and exercise. In addition, adults aged 60 and up who meet the eligibility requirements may participate in the nutrition program that provides a free hot lunch Monday-Friday. For residents of the East Lake Community who are unable to come to the center due to health reasons, a hot meal from Meals on Wheels is available for delivery by volunteers to the home.

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!

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