It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the closing of The Rutherford House. This organization has a rich history, loyal members, and great memories that will not be forgotten. Brie Anderson, the previous Executive Director is working on the Board of Directors to help facilitate the dissolution and will have limited access to email and phone. If you know any members who do not utilize FaceBook or the internet, please inform them. Board members will also try to reach out via mail, email, and phone calls to members. Thank you to all of our members, volunteers, contractors, and employees over the years who made The Rutherford House a place to make friends, continue to learn, participate in hobbies, connect with the community, and celebrate and embrace life in older adulthood. In the event that you or someone you know needs resources or information, please contact the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging at 717-780-6130. Thank you.

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Don't take it from us... Hear what our members have to say!

"I originally started coming here for the exercise but now I also come for the cards and we always have fun." -Sandy M.

"A great place to come socialize, exercise, and keep an active lifestyle." -Connie A.

"Everybody's been very friendly. This is a nice place to come just to be with people."

-Louise R.

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The Rutherford House is a community center located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for independent adults aged 55 and over. Our core mission is to foster the necessary social and physical skills for maintaining ongoing independence through quality programming and a supportive, inclusive environment. We are dedicated to providing exceptional recreational programs and special events to our active members.
Center Hours:
Currently closed due to COVID-19 and CDC guidelines.


If there are poor weather conditions, please watch the TV for delays or closings! Check either ABC 27, WGAL, or CBS 21. You can also e-mail questions to


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