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    A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to provide support with ongoing health conditions. This includes practical tips to deal with pain and fatigue, better nutrition and exercise choices, & understanding new treatment options.

     

    Space is limited.  If you are interested in this program, please call our office. 704-292-1797.

     

    May 30 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • Are you caring for a spouse or parent diagnosed with dementia or other chronic illness? Research indicates higher rates of depression and anxiety among family caregivers, increasing their vulnerability for health problems. Caring for You: Powerful Tools for Caregiving Classes are designed to provide family caregivers with the tools they need to increase their self-care, caregiving ability, and confidence.

     

    If you are interested in attending, please call Council on Aging 704-292-1797.

    May 30 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
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    A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to provide support with ongoing health conditions. This includes practical tips to deal with pain and fatigue, better nutrition and exercise choices, & understanding new treatment options.

     

    Space is limited.  If you are interested in this program, please call our office. 704-292-1797.

     

    June 6 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • Are you caring for a spouse or parent diagnosed with dementia or other chronic illness? Research indicates higher rates of depression and anxiety among family caregivers, increasing their vulnerability for health problems. Caring for You: Powerful Tools for Caregiving Classes are designed to provide family caregivers with the tools they need to increase their self-care, caregiving ability, and confidence.

     

    If you are interested in attending, please call Council on Aging 704-292-1797.

    June 6 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • 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.

    June 12 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm at Woodridge Assisted Living Facility
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    A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to provide support with ongoing health conditions. This includes practical tips to deal with pain and fatigue, better nutrition and exercise choices, & understanding new treatment options.

     

    Space is limited.  If you are interested in this program, please call our office. 704-292-1797.

     

    June 13 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • Are you caring for a spouse or parent diagnosed with dementia or other chronic illness? Research indicates higher rates of depression and anxiety among family caregivers, increasing their vulnerability for health problems. Caring for You: Powerful Tools for Caregiving Classes are designed to provide family caregivers with the tools they need to increase their self-care, caregiving ability, and confidence.

     

    If you are interested in attending, please call Council on Aging 704-292-1797.

    June 13 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • The Grief & Bereavement Support Group is open to anyone who is grieving any loss, whether the death of a loved one, or grief associated with caring for someone with dementia.  You are not alone and are welcome to join us.

    Contact Council on Aging at 704-292-1797 for information on our grief and bereavement support group.

    June 14 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
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    A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to provide support with ongoing health conditions. This includes practical tips to deal with pain and fatigue, better nutrition and exercise choices, & understanding new treatment options.

     

    Space is limited.  If you are interested in this program, please call our office. 704-292-1797.

     

    June 20 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • 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.

    June 20 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Join us on a day trip to West Jefferson, North Carolina!

    The first stop is Ashe County Cheese where you can purchase fine cheeses, homemade fudge, locally made jam, wine, snacks and souvenirs.

    Followed by a stop to see a fresco by the internationally known artist, Ben Long.

    Tickets are $60 and includes lunch at Shatley Springs.

     

    We will begin selling tickets this trip on Monday, April 3rd at Council on Aging office.  If tickets sell out quickly,

    June 22 at 8:00 am - 6:00 pm at West Jefferson, NC
  • A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to provide support with ongoing health conditions. This includes practical tips to deal with pain and fatigue, better nutrition and exercise choices, & understanding new treatment options.

     

    Space is limited.  If you are interested in this program, please call our office. 704-292-1797.

     

    June 27 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • The Grief & Bereavement Support Group is open to anyone who is grieving any loss, whether the death of a loved one, or grief associated with caring for someone with dementia.  You are not alone and are welcome to join us.

    Contact Council on Aging at 704-292-1797 for information on our grief and bereavement support group.

    June 28 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • This free seminar is for anyone new to Medicare or interested in learning more about their Medicare choices.

    No insurance is sold or endorsed.

    Call Council on Aging to reserve your seat: 704-292-1797

    July 17 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • 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.

    July 18 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior 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.

    August 14 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm at Veterans Office
  • 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.

    August 15 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior 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.

    September 19 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • 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 will be available.  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.

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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