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Information and Assistance

We can help answer your questions about:

  • Housing in Union County, NC
  • Local Assisted Living Communities
  • Local Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Home Care & Home Health Agencies
  • Local Adult Day Facilities
  • Free Medical Equipment & Supplies
  • Transportation
  • Union County Senior Nutrition Program Information
  • Senior Health Insurance and Information Program (SHIIP) Medicare Counseling
  • Benefits & Subsidies Screening
  • Referral to Local Programs & Services

Our staff stays informed by being active members of the local and national aging network. This includes staying connected at the federal, state, regional, and local levels, maintaining licensure by the state, and scheduled monitoring by Centralina Area Agency on Aging (CAAA).

Home Repairs and Yard Work

Our team of Home Safety and Yard Work volunteers may complete minor home safety repairs such as installing grab bars, building wheelchair ramps, and completing yard work requests.  In order to place a “Home Repair Request” or a “Yard Work Request,” one must be over the age of 60, live in Union County, NC, and own their own home.

If you or someone you know could benefit from these services, please call or send us a message.

Senior Legal Helpline

Council on Aging in Union County had partnered with the Legal Aid of North Carolina law firm, local attorneys who prepare living wills, healthcare powers of attorney and simple wills for individuals aged 60 years and over. To make an appointment, contact Legal Aid of North Carolina’s “Senior Legal Helpline” directly at 1-877-579-7562 (toll-free). They will then schedule a time to meet with you at our office.

Legal Aid of North Carolina Hours: 9:00am-11:00am; 1:00pm-3:00pm. Monday-Friday.

Caregiver Referral List

Council on Aging maintains a list of self-employed caregivers who are available to help with personal care and household chores.

These private caregivers have gone through a Union County background check, interview, and reference screenings.

Caregivers on the Caregiver Referral List are not employed or endorsed by Council on Aging.

To request a copy of the Caregiver Referral List, call or send us a message.