Council on Aging in Union County

Council on Aging in Union County


NonprofitAssisted LivingElderly CareHealth Care

About Us

Council on Aging in Union County is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to advocate for the wellbeing of older adults by providing services and resources for them to live independently.

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.


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Rep/Contact Info

Tammy Bousman
Administrative Assistant
  • Phone: (704) 292-1797
Andrew Friend
Executive Director
  • Phone: (704) 292-1797
Jesse Granger
Aging Services Navigator
  • Phone: (704) 292-1797
Crystal Harley
Aging Services Navigator/SHIIP Coordinator for UC
  • Phone: (704) 292-1797