Anchor-Age Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.
The mission of the Anchorage Senior Center Activity Center is to enhance the quality of life of Alaskans by promoting fitness, health and wellness, and social interaction.
Operations Anchor-Age's purpose is to improve living conditions for elderly. To advance that purpose Anchor-Age Center operates the Municipality of Anchorage's Senior Center by providing seniors with access to services and information key to senior living, health and housing.
Anchor-Age members enjoy other benefits such as instruction in crafts, arts, computers, and fitness. Members can also take advantage of recreational pursuits such as billiards, cards, dancing, monthly birthday party, and other social events. A voting member of Anchor-Age must be 50 years old or more. Associate membership available for those age 18 to 49. Dues are paid annually.
Anchor-Age Center must engage in fund raising activities to cover the approximately $1,600,000 annual operating obligation. Anchor-Age operates a restaurant, a gift shop, catering services, individual room and facility rental as funding tools. Anchor-Age also sponsors fund raising with annual community events such as the fall bazaar, spring plant sale, book sales, raffles, Fur Rondy activities, fashion shows, holiday buffets throughout the year and monthly events such as Zumba parties, Bingo, and dances.