The Alexandria Senior Community Center (ASC), located at 414 Hawthorne, is a nonprofit 501(c)3 charitable organization, serving seniors in Douglas County since 1984. The organization is directed by a nine-member Board of Directors. The Center boasts a membership of 838 active members. The Center offers programs and services to enhance the actively aging population of the Alexandria Lakes Area.
The programs and services provided by the Center's volunteers in support of the members and broader area residents benefit both the provider and the recipients. According to research cited by the National Council on Aging, older adults who participate in senior center programs can learn to manage and delay the onset of chronic disease and experience measurable improvements in their physical, social, spiritual, emotional, mental and economic well-being.