Establishing a Not-For-Profit Senior Center

How would you establish a not-for-profit Senior Center?

Due to the negative impacts that COVID-19 has on the mental health of seniors in the community, you have been asked to establish a not-for-profit Senior Center with healthcare, social, educational, and recreational activities. Applying principles of leadership, governance, and management, describe how you would proceed with:

  • Establishing a governing board (who and why);
  • Setting a vision – Also provide a vision for this center;
  • Collaborating with and empowering individuals and other organizations in the community to reach your goals.

What decision-making process would you use to establish the Senior Center?