Seniors FAQ

With the number of people and different activities at the Senior Center there are always questions; these seem to be
the ones that are most common. We have monthly calendars with the activities listed and we post information
about special events on bulletin boards around the center. There is also a large community board that individuals
and businesses can use to post items too.

Is there a membership fee for the Senior Center?

What is the age requirement?

  • Answer: 50 years old and older.

Is there a residence requirement?

  • Answer: At this time, there is no restriction.

Are the activities free?

  • Answer: The Senior Center does not charge for any activities.

When is the exercise equipment available?

  • Answer: The exercise equipment is available at any time when the Senior Center is open except during Yoga class times and Chair Aerobics.

What are your hours? And, are you closed when the schools are closed for inclement weather?

  • Answer: The Senior Center is open Monday – Friday from 8:00A.M. to 4:00P.M. We do not follow the schools inclement weather policy, typically we are open. The Senior Center does observe the municipal holidays; every effort is made to post those holidays in advance. If in doubt, please call the center at (662)890-7182.

Does the Senior Center serve meals?

  • Answer: No.

Is there transportation available?

  • Answer: The Senior Center does not provide transportation.

Frequently Used Numbers

SS Office


Drivers License


Tax Collector


OB City Hall


Post Office


Desoto County Transportation


Voters Registration


Court House in Hernando


Senior Center Staff

Norma Shaw, Seniors Coordinator

Phone 662.890.7182

Fax 662.890.7183


Janet Willis, Clerk

Phone 662.890.7182


Shelly Columbia, Receptionist

Phone 662.890.7182



Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday

Golden Branches meet at 11:00 a.m. on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of the month. For more information about the Golden Branches, email Lori Downs.

For more information about the Olive Branch Senior Center, call 662.890.7182 or email Norma Shaw.


Address: 8800 College Street, Olive Branch, MS 38654

Phone: 662.890.7182

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Contact Us

  • 662-892-9200
  • City of Olive Branch, MS
    9200 Pigeon Roost
    Olive Branch, MS 38654
    Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.