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Council on Aging in Union County is a nonprofit agency that serves people age 60 and older in Union County. Our agency has existed for over 45 years to offer resources and services to enable our older neighbors to age successfully in our community.
Our Direct services include:
Options Counseling - a person-centered approach to making challenging decisions.
Resource & Referral - Referral to programs and services available that aren't directly offered by our agency: Examples: Legal advice, pantries, healthcare providers, etc.
Medicare Counseling - Unbiased counseling through the NC Department of Insurance to help understand Medicare options.
In-Home Services - Assistance with personal care, household chores, errands, and respite at no cost.
Family Caregiver Support - Counseling, classes, support groups, respite breaks for family members caring for a loved-one.
Next Door Group Respite Day Program - Day program for those with memory loss to allow family caregivers a break.
Medical Equipment - Equipment offered at no cost: Wheelchairs, walkers, shower chairs, bedside commodes, canes, etc.
Home Safety Repairs - Wheelchair Ramps, handrails, grab bars, etc, installed by volunteers at no cost.
Incontinence Supplies - Adult disposable briefs, depends, bed pads, at no cost.
Senior Wellness Expo - Health screenings, vendor booths, wellness checks for 400-600 seniors.
Social Opportunities - Presentations, support groups, day trips, and volunteer opportunities.