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  • A little exercise every day can help improve your balance and increase your chances of staying independent and healthy longer.

    Getting enough exercise doesn’t have to mean joining a gym, buying expensive equipment, or learning complicated exercise routines. In fact, many exercises that can help improve strength and balance can be done while talking on the phone or watching a favorite T.V. program. And the only equipment you’ll need is your body and a chair or table for support.

    Flexibility is important to:

    August 20 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • This program focuses on how to safely select appropriate dietary supplements. Dr. Cortney Mospan & Dr. Geoffrey Mospan, clinical pharmacists at Wingate University, will discuss common dietary supplement uses and interactions with medications.  Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions about their own dietary supplement use.

     

    There is no cost for this program and registration is NOT required.

    August 21 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am at Indian Trail Town Hall
  • 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 21 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • A little exercise every day can help improve your balance and increase your chances of staying independent and healthy longer.

    Getting enough exercise doesn’t have to mean joining a gym, buying expensive equipment, or learning complicated exercise routines. In fact, many exercises that can help improve strength and balance can be done while talking on the phone or watching a favorite T.V. program. And the only equipment you’ll need is your body and a chair or table for support.

    Flexibility is important to:

    August 22 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • The Alzheimer’s Association and Council on Aging will offer a free educational program at Union West Regional library in Indian Trail on Thursday, August 23rd from 2pm to 3:30pm. This presentation will include information on dementia and communication skills when caring for loved ones with memory loss.

     

    There is no cost for this program.  To register, call 704-292-1797.

    August 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm at Union West Regional Library
  • The 26th annual Day of Caring will be Saturday, August 25, 2018.  Teams of volunteers will do outside chores including cutting grass, weeding, pruning, trash pick-up, window washing, cleaning gutters, and small painting jobs.  Volunteers will not be able to do any inside work and ask that homeowners furnish tools and materials needed for the job.  You must be a homeowner to participate and need to be present the day the volunteers come.

     

    If you are interested in having volunteers help at your home,

    August 25 at
  • This program focuses on how to safely select appropriate dietary supplements. Dr. Cortney Mospan & Dr. Geoffrey Mospan, clinical pharmacists at Wingate University, will discuss common dietary supplement uses and interactions with medications.  Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions about their own dietary supplement use.

     

    There is no cost for this program and registration is NOT required.  An optional Dutch treat lunch at Gino’s will follow the program.

    August 28 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am at Wingate United Methodist Church
  • A little exercise every day can help improve your balance and increase your chances of staying independent and healthy longer.

    Getting enough exercise doesn’t have to mean joining a gym, buying expensive equipment, or learning complicated exercise routines. In fact, many exercises that can help improve strength and balance can be done while talking on the phone or watching a favorite T.V. program. And the only equipment you’ll need is your body and a chair or table for support.

    Flexibility is important to:

    August 29 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • A little exercise every day can help improve your balance and increase your chances of staying independent and healthy longer.

    Getting enough exercise doesn’t have to mean joining a gym, buying expensive equipment, or learning complicated exercise routines. In fact, many exercises that can help improve strength and balance can be done while talking on the phone or watching a favorite T.V. program. And the only equipment you’ll need is your body and a chair or table for support.

    Flexibility is important to:

    August 30 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • Do you think Medicare options are confusing? You’re not alone! Choices are great but sure can be overwhelming. Andrew Friend, SHIIP Coordinator at Council on Aging in Union County, will discuss the different parts of Medicare and the many options for secondary insurance. Unbiased information will be given. No insurance is sold or endorsed.

    There is no cost for this program and registration is NOT required.

    September 4 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at CHS Waxhaw Community Room
  • Do you think Medicare options are confusing? You’re not alone! Choices are great but sure can be overwhelming. Andrew Friend, SHIIP Coordinator at Council on Aging in Union County, will discuss the different parts of Medicare and the many options for secondary insurance. Unbiased information will be given. No insurance is sold or endorsed.

    There is no cost for this program and registration is NOT required.  There will be a light lunch following the program.

    September 11 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm at Langford Chapel
  • Do you think Medicare options are confusing? You’re not alone! Choices are great but sure can be overwhelming. Andrew Friend, SHIIP Coordinator at Council on Aging in Union County, will discuss the different parts of Medicare and the many options for secondary insurance. Unbiased information will be given. No insurance is sold or endorsed.

    There is no cost for this program and registration is NOT required.

    September 18 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Indian Trail Town Hall
  • 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 18 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Do you think Medicare options are confusing? You’re not alone! Choices are great but sure can be overwhelming. Andrew Friend, SHIIP Coordinator at Council on Aging in Union County, will discuss the different parts of Medicare and the many options for secondary insurance. Unbiased information will be given. No insurance is sold or endorsed.

    There is no cost for this program and registration is NOT required.  An optional Dutch Treat lunch at Gino’s will follow the program.

    September 25 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Wingate United Methodist Church
  • Make Plans to Document Your Healthcare Choices in an Advance Directive

    Free workshop will be held at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center: 327 South Hayne St, Monroe on Sept. 25th at 10am. An advance care planning facilitator and notary will assist with completion of Healthcare Power of Attorney and/or Living Will documents. Registration not required. For more info call Atrium’s Your Care Your Choice 704-512-4714.

    September 25 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Lake Lure Riverboat Cruise. Enjoy a cruise on an open air deck as the captain tells you the history of Lake Lure & the Dirty Dancing film.  Lunch will be on the covered deck looking over Lake Lure at La Strada’s Italian Grille.

     

    Tickets are $70 and include lunch & cruise.

    September 27 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 16 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Council on Aging in Union County’s Inaugural Cornhole Championship fundraiser will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018.

    Teams of 2 will compete for prizes to support Council on Aging in Union County’s mission to help our older neighbors. Tournament is Round Robin Style. Sign up as a team, become a sponsor, or come out to enjoy the festivities to support Council on Aging.

     

    Purchase Tickets: https://coaunion.eventbrite.com

    Prizes:

    1st Place –

    October 27 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Growler USA
  • 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 20 at 8:00 am - 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.

    December 18 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
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