Who We Are
Senior Monongalians is a 501(c)3 nonprofit senior services center for Monongalia County residents 60 and older. We offer nutritional programs, in home healthcare assistance, social services, fitness activities, educational opportunities, and space for socialization. There is no membership fee. Most of our services are free to the participant as federal and state funding subsidize the majority of our services and activities.
Senior Monongalians Inc. strives to preserve, enhance, and stabilize the quality of senior life; to maintain dignity and independence for older adults and to promote their participation in all aspects of community life.
Senior Monongalians, Inc. is still celebrating its recognition as the first nationally-accredited senior center in Monongalia County, only the second center in West Virginia to reach this status, and just the 165th to be accredited out of the 15,000 senior centers across America. The senior center’s accreditation status was bestowed in 2008 by the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC), a unit of the National Council on the Aging.
Accreditation is the official recognition that a senior center is meeting its mission in a nationally-accepted professional fashion. It is based on compliance with nine standards of senior center operations developed by the NISC. Accreditation is unique to the senior center field and demonstrates outstanding leadership and commitment to quality programs and services to older adults. With this recognition, Senior Monongalians, Inc. is considered to be in the top one-percent of all senior centers nationwide, and is commended for its vision, collaborative relationships, volunteer programs, outreach programs, wide range of health and fitness programs, and other supportive services.
Board of Directors Members, 2019-2020
- Jeffrey L. Arnett, President
- John R. Williams, Vice President
- Joshua Rogers, Secretary
- J. Timothy Rhodes, Treasurer
- Sandra Blosser
- David Dusenberry
- Mark A. Musick
- Michael A. Oliverio, II
- J. Timothy Rhodes
- Donald R. Savage, Jr.
- Branda Shinkovich
- Theresa Turner
Senior Advisory Committee Members
- Charlotte Dusenberry
- George Shaffer
- Joy Swain
In a desire to stay transparent, below are downloadable PDFs of annual finanical reports for Senior Monongalians, Inc.