Events List

  • Lake Lure Riverboat Cruise:  Join us to enjoy a cruise on an open air deck in Lake Lure as the captain tells you the history of Lake Lure & the Dirty Dancing Film.  You won’t want to miss the beautiful scenery of the lake surrounded by the mountains.

    Lunch will be on the covered deck looking over Lake Lure at La Strada’s Italian Grille.

    Tickets are $65 and include lunch.

    Bus Trip tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis.

    September 21 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at Lake Lure, NC
  • The 12th Annual Union County Senior Wellness Expo will take place at the Agricultural Center. Screenings will consist of a skin cancer check, an oral cancer screening, hearing test, and flu shots.  You can meet with representatives from over 100 agencies that serve seniors in our area. If you have questions about assisted living, are looking for a new pharmacy, or would like to know more about what is available to you, come and learn.

     

    Doors open at 9:00AM &

    October 5 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Union County Agricultural Center
  • History

    The Union County Older Adult Interagency Council held its first meeting on December 14, 1987. The organizational minutes state that the purpose of the council is as follows:

    • Knowing each other and services attached
    • Better utilize staff and money
    • Identify and advocate for additional services for clients

    It was determined that knowing each other has to be a part of the program in order to better get services for our clients.

    October 9 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm at TO BE DETERMINED
  • Enjoy a cruise on an open air deck as the captain tells you the history of Lake Lure and the Dirty Dancing film. Lunch will be on the covered deck looking over Lake Lure at La Strada’s Italian Grille. Tickets are $65 and include lunch and boat ride.

    October 17 at Lake Lure, NC
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    October 17 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Arthritis Program: Dr. John Razzano, Chiropractor, will speak about the causes and symptoms of arthritis. He will give tips and tactics to living as comfortable as possible with arthritis. All seniors are welcome to join us to learn and socialize at our educational or informational programs. Bring a friend or come and make new friends.  There is no cost and registration is not required. You do not have to be a member of the church or meeting site to attend.  There is an optional covered dish lunch following the presentation.

    November 1 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at Walkersville Presbyterian Church
  • Join us on a day trip to Wohlfart Haus Dinner Theater to enjoy The Wohlfart Haus Christmas Play. Enjoy a delicious holiday feast before you are completely immersed in the Christmas season. This original production is stuffed with all the Christmas songs you know and love, as well as dazzling dance numbers and beautiful costumes! Tickets are $80 and include lunch and the play.

    November 7 at
  • Arthritis Program: Dr. John Razzano, Chiropractor, will speak about the causes and symptoms of arthritis. He will give tips and tactics to living as comfortable as possible with arthritis. All seniors are welcome to join us to learn and socialize at our educational or informational programs. Bring a friend or come and make new friends.  There is no cost and registration is not required. You do not have to be a member of the church or meeting site to attend.  There is an optional  lunch following the presentation.

    November 14 at 10:30 am - 1:00 pm at Langford Chapel
  • Arthritis Program: Dr. John Rizzano, Chiropractor, will speak about the causes and symptoms of arthritis. He will give tips and tactics to living as comfortable as possible with arthritis. Bring a friend or come and make new friends. There is no cost and registration is not required. You do not have to be a member of the church or meeting site to attend. There is an optional $2 lunch following the presentation.

    November 15 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm at Autumn Care in Marshville
  • Arthritis Program: Dr. John Razzano, Chiropractor, will speak about the causes and symptoms of arthritis. He will give tips and tactics to living as comfortable as possible with arthritis. All seniors are welcome to join us to learn and socialize at our educational or informational programs. Bring a friend or come and make new friends.  There is no cost and registration is not required. You do not have to be a member of the church or meeting site to attend.

    November 21 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am at Lakeview Baptist Church
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    November 21 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Arthritis Program: Dr. John Razzano, Chiropractor, will speak about the causes and symptoms of arthritis. He will give tips and tactics to living as comfortable as possible with arthritis. All seniors are welcome to join us to learn and socialize at our educational or informational programs. Bring a friend or come and make new friends.  There is no cost and registration is not required. You do not have to be a member of the church or meeting site to attend.  There is an optional lunch following the presentation at Gino’s in Wingate.

    November 28 at 10:00 am - 1:30 pm at
  • Please join us on Thursday, December 7th at 10:00 am at Central United Methodist Church to celebrate the holidays. Please bring a favorite covered dish and enjoy holiday music, entertainment, and door prizes! Location is 801 South Hayne Street in Monroe. There is no cost to join in the fun and all seniors are welcome! Please call Council on Aging at 704-292-1797 to make your reservation.

    December 7 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at
  • History

    The Union County Older Adult Interagency Council held its first meeting on December 14, 1987. The organizational minutes state that the purpose of the council is as follows:

    • Knowing each other and services attached
    • Better utilize staff and money
    • Identify and advocate for additional services for clients

    It was determined that knowing each other has to be a part of the program in order to better get services for our clients.

    December 11 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm at Lake Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    December 19 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
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