The Harnett County Division on Aging Coordinates services and programs for older adults, educates the public in successful aging, acts as a catalyst for new programs and services in the interest of older adults. Services for the elderly, including advocacy, information and referral, In-Home Aide-Level I, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Elderly Nutrition Program, Community, Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP), Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA), Medicare Counseling through the SHIIP Program, and others.
Operation Fan/Heat Relief, a summer fan distribution program that operates each year throughout North Carolina, is now under way. Contributions from groups, including Dominion Resources, Duke Energy Carolinas, Duke Energy Progress and the Valassis Giving Committee, have donated generously to support this important program. Harnett County residents who are 60 or older or individuals younger than age 60 with a qualifying disability and have a home situation where a threat to their health and well-being exists, may be eligible to receive one fan per year. If you would like information on how to receive a fan, contact Vicky Walden at the Harnett County Division on Aging at (910) 814-6074.
Mid-Carolina Area Agency on Aging will be hosting a Community Enrichment Session at the Cumberland County Department of Social Sevices on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. This workshop is designed for dialysis social workers, long term care social workers, hospital case managers, and other "social work" or "patient relations" positions, where the professional provides guidance to dialysis patients regarding their benefits. This workshop is FREE and open to the public. Please RSVP by June 21, 2018 by contacting Cumberland County Council on Older Adults at (910) 484-0111. Click on the title for more information.